Insanity: A Summary Of Now

A good summary of the state of the current political establishment – and not just the verminous Tories either.

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by Martin Odoni

A Labour peer has resigned, because he has been exposed as a cocaine-user and hirer of sex-workers.

The Prime Minister says that the peer, Lord Sewel, should resign.

David Cameron has however remained stubbornly tight-lipped on the matter of his Chancellor of the Exchequer’s own alleged history of drug-abuse and of soliciting sex-workers. Or even his Chancellor’s apparent capacity to show up at the House of Commons on a voyage to Trip-Out City.

The stand-in leader of the Labour Party, Harriet Harman, has so far been notably quiet on the subject. But then, it is bizarre what subjects she and many of her colleagues are able to keep their voices down about, and what can cause their voices to be raised.

For instance, the Labour Party is currently havering on the subject of harsh welfare cuts tabled by the Government.

They did not haver over, or…

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