From the daily archives:

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Week 18: Hero – Ed Miliband MP

May 6, 2012

This week our award for the political hero of the last seven days goes to the Leader of the Official Opposition, the Rt Hon. Ed Miliband MP This award may feel a little obvious but that doesn’t mean it’s undeserved. There is no getting away from the fact that Ed Miliband and the Labour Party […]

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Week 18: Prat – David Cameron

May 6, 2012

This week, our award for the biggest prat of the last seven days goes to the Prime Minister.  Again. When we started this blog and our hero/villain/prat awards, we anticipated that a shrewd David Cameron would probably feature fairly regularly as villain (three to date) but not often as prat.  How wrong we were: this […]

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Week 18: Villain(s) – The Tory Right

May 6, 2012

This weeks award for Villainy, goes to the Tory Right Wing, and in particular MPs Jackson, Mensch, Coffey and Bone – The Fetid Four! Ok, we don’t like the Tories on these pages – their ideology and principles are not ours, however, like everyone else, we listened to Opposition Leader Davey Cam tell us about […]

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#459: 1994, Beastie Boys, Sabotage

May 6, 2012

The death of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, on Friday has prompted me to post this song. Like most of my generation, we were introduced to the Beastie Boys through (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party), which even as a 17 year-old seemed a little juvenile (as George has previously […]

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London Election Round-Up

May 6, 2012

There are a lot of elections to digest this weekend: not only the London elections and the local government elections in Scotland, Wales and a number of English authorities, but also the French, Greek and Serbian elections being held today. But first, London.  The one ray of sunshine for Cameron on a dismal night for the […]

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