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I know Labour are on the verge of a drubbing, the cusp of a trouncing, the margin of a mauling... but did Gordon Brown really have to start cheating in the election?

Yesterday the PM made a great speech, and that's just not allowed.

The rules of the game state clearly that Brown has to be dull and heavy going - an inarticulate lorry.

Then he goes and spoils it all at the Citizens UK conference by being a feisty firebrand,
a proper Old Labour orator, stirring up the crowds, being all charismatic and passionate.

Lucky he didn't try that a couple of weeks ago, or he might have accidentally won the election, and then what would David Cameron have done? With the recession starting to bite like a Rottweiler's jaws on a postman's skinny ankle, Dave would have struggled to get any sort of decent employment.

It's not as if the doors to the boardrooms of industry and commerce magically swing open for Old Etonians, is it?

Congrats to Bob Dylan...

By Lorne Jackson on May 9, 09 12:09 AM

Congratulations Bob Dylan!


Together Through Life, the latest studio album from the 60's legend, is the first major collection of his songs to reach the top of the charts since 1970's New Morning.

I had a scary moment watching the Republican convention on TV last week.


Isn't it bad enough that I'm terrified of spiders, heights, nuclear warfare and Jordan's eyelashes?

Now Sarah Palin has got my knees knocking.

The self-styled pit bull in lipstick makes Gordon Brown look as dynamic as Michael Foot's duffle coat.

I'm scared of her all right - but scared in a good way.

LORNE Palin.jpg

Listening to her speak to her party was a blast of cold, clean, invigorating air.

Okay, I hate everything she stands for - except for the fact that she stands for something.

Which is quite exceptional in the current climate.

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