“Extra-large cone, rum and raisin, extra sprinkles, 2 flakes – hold the mask there love”

“You can’t eat when you’re muzzled!” Apparently DUP MP Sammy Wilson cannot fathom the possibility of eating an ice cream outside. This revelation arrives in the latest instalment of Sammy’s tirade against the public health advice to wear facemasks when indoors. I’ll admit, it’s never easy to follow the East Antrim MP’s train of thoughtContinue reading ““Extra-large cone, rum and raisin, extra sprinkles, 2 flakes – hold the mask there love””

PUP U-Turn.

The twitter bubble of Irish politics has been nothing if not intriguing over the past month or so. The Barry Cowen fiasco, Super Junior Ministers pay rise, Eamon Ryan nodding off during a vote, Richard Bruton showcasing his 6 pack and, of course, “the brits being at it again” as the Guardian attempted to commandeerContinue reading “PUP U-Turn.”

Eyes on the prize of 2024.

If a week is a long time in politics, then four years is an eternity. Barring some exceptional circumstance wherein we face an election sooner, it is four years until the Great British electorate will see the inside of a polling station to choose their Westminster representatives. It is safe in this knowledge and withContinue reading “Eyes on the prize of 2024.”

Trump’s “EPIC rally” turns to farewell tour.

Oh dear, what a flop. The Donald’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, proudly boasted “just passed 800’000 tickets. Biggest data haul and rally signup of all by 10x. Saturday is going to be amazing!”. But poor Billy Goat Brad suffered huge humiliation last night as the epic rally fell flat on its face in Tulsa, OklahomaContinue reading “Trump’s “EPIC rally” turns to farewell tour.”

Tough luck, Rees-Mogg wants his majority back.

“We don’t give a fuck about the virus anymore” or so at least the message oozing from the Conservative government seems to suggest. Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, leader of the House of Commons and 2016 meme of the year, introduced plans to end the hybrid voting system, in fact MPs are voting on it as IContinue reading “Tough luck, Rees-Mogg wants his majority back.”

Hancock is balls to the wall after civil servant spanking

From watching Matt Hancock during the 2019 General Election campaign, I decided that I didn’t think particularly highly of him. He struck me as someone who hasn’t met a senior Tory arse that he has not felt duty-bound to lick. Running around the country for Boris, and in nearly every place, the same line ofContinue reading “Hancock is balls to the wall after civil servant spanking”

Mirror, Mirror on the wall… Who is the biggest hypocrite of them all?

Deputising Prime Minister Dominic Raab (née Foreign Secretary) has come out and asserted that relations with China will not be back to normal even once the global pandemic has ended. Raab justified his remarks stating that, after the fact there needs to be a “deep dive review of the lessons – including of the outbreakContinue reading “Mirror, Mirror on the wall… Who is the biggest hypocrite of them all?”