remember when they used to call them bastards? does anyone believe this? and isn’t it normal for mayor’s to hold and kiss babies? isn’t that part of their jobs?
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jacqui smith, the home secretary who became famous outside the uk in a little area known as the u.s. last month when it was revealed that the host of the number 3 talk radio show in the united states, michael savage, had been placed on a no fly list for the united kingdom. london mayor boris johnson lashed out at the labour government and jacqui smith last month in an editorial. the tory politican somewhat defended michael savage.
now it seems jacqui smith has been caught up in the parliament expense scandal and is resigning
as david cameron gave the speech of his life during the tory party conference about this time last year to give the tory party a bump in the polls in the uk and indirectly insuring that boris johnson would become mayor of london, gordon brown (aka bashful smurf) gave the speech of his life tuesday during the labour party confference. somehow he achieved the unachieveable. he temporarily developed a personality. no dithering about. he was full of self-confidence and direction. although tony blair was the big personality during the the ‘cool brittania’ phase. hopefully the british remember that as chancellor of the exchequer, gordon brown steered the uk through a highly successful 10 year plus run of the economy. you can watch highlights on the bbc.
according to the financial times, london’s new mayor, boris johnson recently went out on a limb and threw his weight behind barack obama. what this means for obama is unclear. but this coupled with his having seemingly bonded with david cameron, the youthful tory who is most likely the uk’s next prime minister, is not necessarily a bad thing.
they are calling it black monday for the labour, as the party has lost more than 200 seats and has come in an embarassing third place. it was labour’s worst showing in 40 years and this evening, we’ll find out whether or not boris johnson, a member of the tory party, becomes the new mayor of london, replacing ken livingstone. david cameron, the head of the conservative party who is barely 40 years old, was once nagged by the media, a bit like u.s. presidential candidate barack obama, regarding his so-called inexperience.