Posts tagged ‘Gordon Brown’

April 13, 2010

COMMENT: “Relentless reformers” [Chris Dillow]

Gordon Brown claims that “Labour will be restless and relentless reformers.” This seems an oafish thing to say. Being a relentless reformer is like being a DIY enthusiast who always lives in a mess because he is forever in the middle of a job that he never actually finishes.


April 1, 2010

COMMENT: “More immigrants, fewer white-trash dole scroungers” [Francis Sedgemore]

Actually, the prime minister didn’t say that in his speech today in Shoreditch, but you have to admit it’s an entertaining variation on the misrepresentative headline theme.


March 17, 2010

COMMENT: Is it ‘deplorable’ to stand up for yourself? [Tim Black]

Having tried to strike over Christmas, before the High Court in London ruled it illegal, British Airways cabin crew look set for another go, with a seven-day walkout planned for the next few weeks.