From the daily archives:

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Week 52: Villain – Jon Moulton

December 28, 2014

This week’s Villain of the Week award is given to venture capitalist Jon Moulton for playing an unreformed Scrooge this Christmas Jon Moulton sounds an absolute charmer: a ‘venture capitalist’ (as his own company’s website suggests, that’s a polite term for asset stripper) who has donated £450,000 to the Tories before deciding that George Osborne was […]

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#973: 1969, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Cowgirl In The Sand

December 28, 2014

There’s a quote from Douglas Adams that goes a bit like this – ‘if something was invented before you were born, then it’s second nature to you; if something was invented when you were aged between about 10 and 35 it’s exciting to you; if something was invented after you reached about 35 it’s baffling.’ […]

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Week 52: Prat – John Rees-Evans

December 28, 2014

This Week’s Prat of the Week is the UKIP Candidate for Cardiff and Penarth John Rees-Evans They’re making it just too easy for us – in fact if they carry on like this, UKIP candidates will have to be barred from being nominated for the prestigious award of Prat of Week, because no one else […]

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Week 52: Hero – Stefan Lofven

December 28, 2014

This week’s Hero of the Week Award and the last of 2014 goes to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven for doing his  bit towards stopping the rise of European fascism In the Swedish elections of 14 September 2014, the centre left Social Democratic Party squeaked into first place with a paltry 31% of the vote, edging […]

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