Hypocrisy hits new highs

It is so obviously wrong to hold the World Cup in Qatar that it hardly needs saying. To briefly summarise the many reasons why FIFA should never have selected the …

On Liz Truss quitting

With apologies to E.J.Thribb (age 17½) So, farewell thenMs Truss.You will go down in history. Having lasted just 45 days,You are the shortest serving UK Prime MinisterOf all time.You had …

Anthem updated

♫ ♫ ♫ God save us from this king,He’s just embarrassingAnd so rightwing.Syntax laborious,Manner vainglorious,Cheater notorious,Dripping in bling. Flunkies and minions,Staggering trillionsToo vast to count.Hogwash and weasel wordsSubdue the servile …

Flogging a dead horse

12.00 midnight WESTMINSTER TORY SELLING PLATEAge: Juveniles only; Class: None; Distance: Far too long; Surface: Synthetic; Going: Sloppy; Prize: £164k per annum + expenses + luxury free stabling + backhanders …

The Great British balls-up

The UK is a failed State. The public sector is a hollowed-out shell and every public service has collapsed. Quite apart from the self-inflicted fiasco and stupidity of Brexit, all …

Stuff the Jubilee!

It’s been six years since I last vented about the English monarchy, so it’s high time for an update as the 70th anniversary of Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne …

Dangerous criminal at large

A reckless megalomaniac renegade is on the run following years of habitual law-breaking, deception, treachery and larceny. Cornered and desperate, the evil, corrupt, crypto-fascist has gone on a destructive rampage …

Humbuggery

In a country controlled by charlatans, crooks, scoundrels and pathological liars it’s hardly surprising that every pronouncement from the UK government and its agents is saturated in mendacity, bullshit and …