A pledge worth taking

“I will agree to take a DWP Incapacity Benefit lie detector test but only if 10 members of the Cabinet including Blair and Blunkett will do the same at a televised event.” Go on – you know it makes sense via Chicken Yoghurt.

Everything I know about people I learned from pens

Not given much of a mention to Justin over at Chicken Yoghurt of late, which is most remiss of me as he is consitently one of the best bloggers on the UK scene. To redress matters, therefore, I should point you all in the direction of this piece […]

Bunce for the Beeb

“The BBC wants to increase the licence fee by 2.3% above inflation to boost its programmes and digital services” – says, not unsurprisingly, BBC Online before swimming headlong into the waters of disingenuity by adding: “If the government accepts the BBC’s proposal, the fee would rise by £3.14 […]

Polly Pot needs a holiday – urgently

How else can one account for an article in today’s Grauniad in which Polly Toynbee starts out by castigating the Tories: First remember those toxic Tory posters. “It’s not racist to want to control immigration” was, in true BNP style, plastered across areas with large ethnic minorities. Recall […]