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Eric Pickles wins quote of the day

Discussing the Cabinet’s Jubilee gift to the Queen: Asked whether she might have enough table mats already before today’s gift, Mr Pickles said: “One can never have too many table mats.” Further comment is superfluous. Related PostsThe comic genius of ‘Eric Pickles’ Elsewhere Another strange tale of Eric Pickles Eric Pickles’ bin fetish Do Tories […]

Worth Reading 59: Alaska, Cuba and Hawaii

With my usual timeliness, containing Jubilee-related posts: It’s time to demolish the myth about Tony Blair – Owen Jones on Blair’s real legacy The real meaning of the Jubilee – “Marks and Spencer have taken flag-worship to such absurd, vomit-inducing levels, I can only assume an invasion of Waitrose is imminent.” SpaceX Space Cadets Predictably […]