Brexit

Jeremy Rhymes-With

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I’ve always hated Jeremy Hunt, but if he can help swing a Managed No Deal then he can have my kidney if he needs it. Same for Penny Mordaunt, who’ve I’ve never hated, but don’t think much of. But do I trust him or Mordaunt? No. We can only hope that they have realised that […]

Brexit

You go back, Jack, do it again

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David Allen Green tweets: There should never be a UK-wide referendum ever ever again. On constitutional issues pertaining only to some of the four member states of the UK, fine. But UK wider referendums are a negation of parliamentary supremacy, creating mandates which cannot be gainsaid. This is partly what the whole Remainer screaming fit […]

Brexit

A three-legged horse

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There’s no doubt that Tony Blair was always an amoral opportunist, but I think something snapped in him after the left protested so vehemently against the Iraq War. It’s like he said ‘If you won’t venerate me as a great statesman then screw you, I’ll make millions from despots who want to hear what I […]

Politicians

The Conservative Retrogression conference

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Terribly disappointed to learn that we’ve all just missed an amazing conference called Conservative Renaissance, run by an optimistic group called Conservative Progress. There were ten speakers featured, and guess how many were Conservative politicians? Two? Three? Don’t tell me four? No! Ten! All ten were Tory politicians. All speaking on the record. Can you […]

Humour

Obama the action doll

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It’s only 291 days until Christmas, so order the walking, talking — well, talking — Barry Hussy Obama action doll now: Honor our history-making 44th President and the leader of the free world with this commemorative President Obama doll that speaks in the President’s own voice, available only from The Ashton-Drake Galleries. Expertly handcrafted in […]

Brexit

Pretending to muddle through isn’t going to work

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Theresa May’s strategy recently seems to be to sit as still as possible so no-one notices she’s there. That way she hopes to stay in the job as long as possible, until she can eventually say, ‘Well, we had some difficulties, but we somehow managed to muddle through’. But that’s not going to work, because […]