From the daily archives:

Monday, May 11, 2015

Should Labour Go Short or Long?

May 11, 2015

Following the shortest resignation in history, Nigel Farage is back as the leader of UKIP this afternoon.   The Lib Dems (or what is left of them) have announced that they will resolve their two bald men fighting over a comb leadership contest by the middle of July.  But what of the official opposition.  What of […]

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#11: The Secret MP – A New Member Of Parliament

May 11, 2015

I am the new Secret MP. But, you can call me Douglas. My friends call me Deadly Doug, due to my eurosceptic views, pro fox hunting, pro austerity, One Nation Tory ideology. This wasn’t supposed to happen. I am now a Member of Parliament somewhere in the South West. I defeated my rival Keith, incumbent […]

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#1019: 1972, David Bowie, Five Years

May 11, 2015

Five years. We have the Tories for five more years… Take it away, David Bowie… Pushing through the market square, so many mothers sighing News had just come over, we had five years left to cry in… We’ve got five years, stuck on my eyes We’ve got five years, what a surprise We’ve got five […]

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The Labour Party Need 2020 Vision

May 11, 2015

The Labour Party is dead. Long live the Labour Party. As Labour faces an existential crisis after a shattering election defeat, a period of navel gazing and endless discussions about whether they are more electable as a left-wing or centre ground party has begun. Welcome to the battle for the soul of the Labour Party. […]

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Week 19: Prat – the Pollsters

May 11, 2015

This week’s Prat award goes to the Pollsters, yep, every last one of them. I don’t like polling much – I understand its relevance, but I fear that one of the reasons why our politicians are so unimaginative is because they spend most of their lives in terror of how the polls will react to […]

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