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Damian Green: careful teasing adds volume

BBC – Row over Green ‘grooming’ claims: Senior Tories are furious that police who arrested MP Damian Green accused him of “grooming” a Home Office mole to leak him information… When police questioned Mr Green – the shadow immigration minister … Continue reading

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Baby P: angry mobs and tabloid scum

1. Independent – Facebook vigilantes identify mother of Baby P: The identity of the 27-year-old mother of Baby P was last night being circulated on the internet with the names of her boyfriend and the third man convicted of causing … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries is either very confused or a big, fat liar

A jaw-dropping interview with Nadine Dorries appears in today’s Metro. My letter to that ‘news’paper follows. Will get a copy of the interview online ASAP. To: Metro Letters Your interview with Nadine Dorries only furthers her reputation as a self-publicising … Continue reading

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10 things that Nadine Dorries and Sarah Palin have in common

1. They both have a womb*, and think it is their God-given right to tell other women what to do with theirs: Huffington Post – Palin On Abortion: I’d Oppose Even If My Own Daughter Was Raped Guardian – The … Continue reading

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Two-faced git

And you thought we couldn’t do worse than send them Blair… Iain Dale is doing his small part to bring peace to the Middle East. Bless. And to think that only last week he was banging his war drum, encouraging … Continue reading

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Iain Dale and Nadine Dorries are a pair of liars (try to contain your surprise)

Skip to #5 if you’re in a hurry…. 1. Hey, do you remember that rigged poll of weblogs that Iain Dale claimed was “not meant to be scientific, and has never pretended to be”…? Well, he’s already presenting it as … Continue reading

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Glass Houses

Rebekah Wade’s none-too-subtle warning to George Osborne to keep his mouth shut appears to have arrived a skerrick too late: Independent – Cameron, Murdoch and a Greek island freebie: Media tycoon’s son-in-law paid for Conservative leader’s flights for meeting on … Continue reading

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George Osborne did not have monetary relations with that Russian billionaire

George Osborne did not have monetary relations with that Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska. George Osborne did not have monetary relations with that Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska. George Osborne did not have monetary relations with that Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska. George … Continue reading

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Total Politics and the Totally Tory Guide To Political Blogging

Short version: Scroll down to the picture. – Long version: Hey, do you remember when I wrote a rather complicated (and greatly estimated) post about Iain Dale vastly overstating his popularity and Iain responded by (oops) accidentally making it very … Continue reading

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Total Politics magazine is not answerable to the Press Complaints Commission!

[Note – Yes, I still have what ‘blog poll’ data I could gather at the time saved, and I plan to crunch it when I have the time. Of course, Iain Dale himself could sort the whole matter out in … Continue reading

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