Tag Archives: gordon brown

Worth Reading 46: Two conspiracies for the price of one

Not all phone-hacking, all the time: Paper, scissors, stone – Heresy Corner collects George Michael’s tweets on his relationship with the News Of The World, and notices that they point towards some very dodgy-sounding behaviour from the Metropolitan Police. (via) Don’t pity Gordon – he supped from the devil’s hands – “At its core, it […]

What now?

Some disorganised thoughts from me, that may or may not add up to a coherent whole. For those looking for a more thought-through opinion on all this, I suggest visiting the Lib Dem Blogs aggregator and working through the entries there. Or take a look at this Dutch perspective on the situation. I can remember […]

2010 General Election Diary Day 23: Somedays, you just can’t get rid of a bomb

I was struggling to think of a title for today’s post, then started flicking through the channels and discovered that the 60s Batman film was on FilmFour. It was very hard not to see Gordon Brown as the unluck sap running along a pier holding a giant comedy bomb while the presence of various babies […]

Is the fix in?

Another thought struck me this morning: what if Gordon Brown already knows when he’s resigning? We can safely assume that if he was to resign that the General Election countdown clock would start, with the dissolution of Parliament likely happening within a week of the announcement of the new Labour leader. So, what if Brown […]

The Tom Lehrer moment

A few weeks ago, talking about BNP proposals for teenage mothers, I wrote: given that it’s an insane plan based on a kneejerk reaction to create a non-solution to a perceived problem, there’s every chance it might already be being considered at some level of the Government. God, I hate being right: Mr Brown says […]