Friday, April 28, 2006

On Prescott

Tom Utley:
The Soviet Union was stuffed full of thick bullies like Prescott, with handsome houses and luxury limousines to whoosh them from the Moscow flat to the dacha. But he must surely hold the record for being the stupidest man ever to have held high office in the United Kingdom since the Norman Conquest.
Richard Littlejohn:
...a loathsome, Soviet-style political thug on the make.

The satirical version of The Red Flag — "The working-class can kiss my arse, I've got the foreman's job at last" — could have been written for him.

In his ascent — if that's the word — to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Two Jags has jettisoned everything he ever claimed to believe in. He's betrayed his class, his principles, and now his wife.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Umbongo said...

And do you know, he won't resign and he won't be pushed. This lot are, literally, shameless.

3:23 pm  
Blogger Clematis Fraud said...

The tragedy is, Prescott is one of the few members of the Cabinet who has actually done a proper job.

Well, it's not a tragedy at all. It's quite funny.

5:54 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Proper job indeed. I think John Prescott reached his natural level serving drinks on a cross-channel ferry.
He was more use to mankind then than he is now.

1:28 pm  

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