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the Brown Bounce

It’s really quite an extraordinary phenomenon this. Abject fiscal failure has placed Gordon Brown not in the political knacker’s yard but has driven something approaching the greatest comeback since Lazarus. And, unless you failed to register my paradox, I’ll repeat it.

It is failure that has been the catalyst for his success.

Any government that can double the national debt in six months to the highest level since 1946 when, let’s face it, we had a nation to rebuild, literally, and GROW their share of the popular vote must have some form of godlike genius about it. Some form of shamen on the frontline. A Ronaldo in attack.

Is this the Labour government you know?

Nope.

Or, is this a government in free fall, facing the weakest opposition in political history.

Yes.

Yes.

And thrice, yes.

That is exactly what we are talking about here.

Come on folks, could you honestly imagine an announcement at the Whitehouse press conference welcoming the Prime Minister of England (sorry Great Britain), as Mr David Cameron and not imagine, off camera, a bunch of snickering aids texting each other saying. “Who is he exactly? Is he, like, important?”

Gobstoppersooker, or whatever it is he does in that oral cavity, at least has the presence of ‘Brownism’. His shock haired apprentice must think “Poor old Davy C, if the poor sap ever gets in I know how he’ll feel.”

Salmond preens. Aloof. Concocting his latest ascerbism.

It is indeed rich political times in which we live.


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“Salmond preens. Aloof. Concocting his latest ascerbism.”

Heh-heh…love it, nicely put.
He sometimes does it just a little too much but it brings a smile.

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Comment by James

he walked Question Time again tonight.

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Comment by markgorman

did you notice I’d photoshopped that box of Bounce so that it is brown?

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Comment by markgorman

Yes, very good but I didn’t know the salmon was on QT tonight. Bummer – they kept that on the QT.

Did he mention the famous £12m per day?

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Comment by James

No, but Osborne got a right good seeing to…

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Comment by markgorman

Osborne and Mandelson should get a room.

Is that your hay-bale shot to the left btw?

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Comment by James

They’re all my hay bale shots to the left btw. It’s my flickr site. Obviously.

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Comment by markgorman

Of course – doh!

Anyway – an absolute corker of colour, perspective, symmetry, top-middle-and-bottomness and other photographic terminology (of which I know not much).

Just had a look at the others below too – top class.

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Comment by James




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