Category Archives: Brexit

Reverse lebensraum from Theresa ‘doesn’t read much history’ May

The really dim ones – the sort of person who crows about “taking back control” or who whines about the “humiliation” of having a passport which is not blue – will conclude that I am saying that Theresa May is like Hitler. … Continue reading

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A team of not-third-raters dealing with a future which is not apocalyptic

How do you parody all this? How can you add mockery to the daily activities of those who rule over us? All you can do is report it, along with some of the comment and cartoons, so we can look … Continue reading

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Here we go gathering Nuttall and May: the normalisation of political dishonesty

The purpose of these periodic posts is to collect the follies of those who rule over us as they flow past on Twitter and in the news, illustrated with some of the pictures which stand for a thousand words. If there is … Continue reading

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We shall fight them on the cliff-edge. We shall fight them in the speeches. We shall never surrender our delusions

Part of the point of this fortnightly (or so) summary is to capture the follies of those who rule over us or who would like to do so. The tales of idiocy come so thick and fast that half of what I … Continue reading

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You are ’16 going on ’17 and tomorrow belongs to….well, we have control now, whiners

Two songs from film musicals seemed appropriate as 2016 ticked over to 2017. In The Sound of Music, a cropped-haired young Nazi explains to a naive young girl about ’16 going on ’17. Timid and shy and scared are you … Continue reading

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Brown wipe-clean trousers in the hand-cart to Hell

How do you follow a week in which the chief event of note was a Minister of the Crown planning to tackle drones by setting dogs on them? That was my opening shot in last week’s post; this week’s collection … Continue reading

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A litany of stupid in politics – Truss, May, IDS and Grayling all in one week

Liz Truss, Iain Duncan Smith, Chris Grayling and, not least, Theresa May, have all contributed this week to the general sense that no-one is actually in control and that the Ship of State is drifting in the hands of people … Continue reading

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