Leave has the better image overall

It’s unfortunate or fortunate, depending on your view, that the public image of Leave is JRM and Andrea J, while that of Remain is Soubry and Miller. The thoroughly unpleasant Soubry is doing great things for Leave. It’s the apoplectically…

To Think You Went To Journalism School…

…in order to write stories like this: An American actor featured in the Star Trek television series and films has thanked a County Durham drag performer for highlighting a town mayor’s social media posts about gay people and Muslims. I….…

Unrelenting

Clint Eastwood did Unforgiven, we do Unrelenting, never stopping the pressure on this b**ch until she either reverses that policy or goes. I don’t care how boring it gets – she has crossed a red line, that of betraying one’s…

The ridding of May

Everyone’s having a Sunday morning say on it but perhaps we should consider these: We’re talking about the confidence vote there, not the leadership challenge. Now to the latter: All right, let’s say the 48 letters arrive and the vote…

England and Britain

This is written in response to reader Toodles bringing it up the other day but also for our other non-Brit/Englanders. The confusion is because so many have got the wrong end of the stick or have local colouring to their…

Tommy and Trump marches today

“[Those] attending a ‘Welcome Trump’ protest on Saturday will march from the US Embassy in Nine Elms to Whitehall, where organisers say they intend to join a ‘free Tommy Robinson’ rally.” Tweets*: Pretty Massive Turnout at #FreeTommy Rally pic.twitter.com/asnol7GG43 — The…

Skilful Deflection?

‘I’m not going to stand here and b***h about the police – but I will b***h about the government and the cuts,’ Mr Phillips said. Really? Then congratulations, Mr Phillips, you’ve been played. Cuts have nothing to do with this,…

It’s what we know that just ain’t so

Title comes from Chuckles, from whom the article also comes. Judging the credibility of a source from such a distance in time is not easy, but sometimes a single telling detail provides an important clue. In revisiting Huddleston’s book, I…

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…