'Charm personified.' The Observer. 'Former suit salesman.' Daily Mail. Retweets are not endorsements.
I think the demonisation & dismissal of ‘Project Fear’ was possible *because* the predictions sounded so crazy: food shortages, a border in the Irish Sea, produce rotting in fields, medical supplies compromised etc etc etc. It’s all happening now & it’s *still* hard to believe.
Very proud to have played my part in the Great Gammon War. Important to be magnanimous in victory, though.
You can argue that the driver shortage is a direct consequence of 'cheap foreign labour' going home or you can argue that the driver shortage is not uniquely bad in Brexit Britain. But you can't really argue both.
“He failed to understand that live television could not camouflage the vapidity and nastiness of anti-woke rhetoric with fancy language and faux intellectualism, in the way that the Spectator does.”
And there it is. Worst fears apparently confirmed. Every single time you told yourself it couldn’t all be down to the pound shop Machiavelli, that nobody could allow these life & death decisions to be taken on the fly, a little voice piped up to remind you who was Prime Minister.
The Mash Report, a comedy program critical of the government has been axed by the state broadcaster, reportedly for political reasons, and at the behest of a director general appointed by the government. Finally, a stone cold example of what 'cancel culture' looks like.
I've read the Mail on Sunday 'story' twice so that you don't have to. Keir Starmer bought a field behind his parents' house in 1996 so his late mother could care for rescue donkeys. That's it. That's the story. It would be hilarious if it wasn't so emblematic of our broken media.
“Diagnostic tests which involve taking saliva and nasal samples from the same patient are being counted as two tests, not one.” Bet you’re not even shocked any more...