January 23rd, 2017The UK’s unofficial ambassador to the forces of darkness, Nigel Farage, has returned from the hell mouth with news. Namely that Donald Trump’s new slogan, America First, will mean exactly what you think.
Any trade deal we manage to cobble together will see Britain getting the short end of the stick. Or indeed something which looks...
January 23rd, 2017On Sunday 22 January, Andrew Marr interviewed Theresa May about Trident. He pressed her on whether she knew about a failed missile launch which occurred just before parliament voted to renew the nuclear weapons system in July. Now, Business Secretary Greg Clark has also evaded questions about that failed test.
The failed test
January 21st, 2017And what a week it was!
A week in which DONALD TRUMP BECAME THE ACTUAL PRESIDENT OF AMERICA.
But what else happened?
Did anything else happen?
Where am I? I feel disorientated.
Theresa May’s entire Brexit strategy found crumpled in a bin… in Kirkby Lonsdale
by Kerry-Anne Mendoza
January 20th, 2017On 19 January, The Guardian reported that Jeremy Corbyn had 'signalled' he would impose a three-line whip on his MPs. This is when a political party strongly urges its MPs to vote in line with its leadership. And the vote in question was the parliamentary vote on the triggering of Article 50. But the problem is that neither Corbyn nor...
January 19th, 2017Everyone knows that Trump has been struggling to find first-rate performers to play at his inauguration. The incoming President having so far been turned down by:
PJ and Duncan.
Chas and Dave.
Yet he has managed to find someone to perform for him....
January 19th, 2017The inauguration of the 45th US President, Donald Trump, is on Friday 20 January (5pm GMT). This is the date when Trump goes from being the 'President-elect' to the President in actuality. To question what may come next, Politico interviewed three of the people who have maybe studied Trump the most. Namely his biographers, Gwenda Blair,...
January 18th, 2017The BBC's Political Editor, Laura Kuenssberg, has been found to have ‘inaccurately represented’ Jeremy Corbyn. And of course, this can lead to only one question:
WHEN WILL JEREMY F*CKING CORBYN RESIGN OVER THIS!?
As soon as Kuenssberg found out the news, she was out there looking for Corbyn. Hunting her political prey...
January 18th, 2017On 17 January, Theresa May promised that parliament and the House of Lords would be given a vote on the government's final Brexit deal. The UKIP leader, Paul Nuttall, responded by warning that the Lords could sign their 'death warrant' if they voted against Brexit. Nuttall clearly was not threatening an actual 'death warrant'. But it is...
January 17th, 2017There have been many potential Brexits on the table since the 2016 referendum. These have included:
Brexit over easy.
Scrambled Brexit on toast.
And even some that weren’t egg-related puns.
But despite all of the options available, we still didn’t know which one we...