From the daily archives:

Monday, June 3, 2013

The Secret MP #3 – The Whiff of Scandal

June 3, 2013

You can call me Brian. And I am a Liberal Democrat MP Shirley, my aged and loyal Constituency Officer Manager, looked at me disapprovingly. ‘What?’ I ask. ‘You know what,’ she says, her lips as thin as a couple of slices of cheap ham. ‘I’ve no idea what you’re talking about,’ I say. But I […]

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Week 22: Hero(es) – The Mosques That Invited the EDL To Tea

June 3, 2013

This Week’s Heroes of the Week are the Mosques, led by that in York, who reacted to the  English Defence League’s attempt to exploit the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby by inviting them into tea Sometimes, but not often, a gesture is so well-judged that you have to stand back and admire it.   The tragic […]

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#701: 1988, Pet Shop Boys, Left to My Own Devices

June 3, 2013

I look outside and see yet another glorious day of blue sky and sunshine. I feel rather chipper. Today is a day for putting on some music to reflect my enhanced mood. It is a day for playing some fabulous pop music. As we continue our week of #geniushomosexuals on All That’s Left, I have […]

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Week 22: Prat – Patrick Mercer

June 3, 2013

This week, Patrick Mercer receives our Prat of the Week award to sit on his mantelpiece next to his Villain of the Week award. As my colleague Charlie East-West has already posted, the revelations about Patrick Mercer’s cash for questions puts him in the top drawer of Parliamentary villainy. But you do also have to […]

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