Aftermath of the European Parliamentary election

The Europe-wide picture The consensus seems to be that, Europe-wide, it was a good election for the centre-right. It certainly seems as though the governing centre-left parties have taken a bit of a battering, while voters seem content with centre-right governments. Those of a socialist persuasion may well feel disgruntled. In the midst of an […]

Brooker on Galloway

Charlie Brooker: Supposing… Galloway really tried to balls up his career: [Upon eviction, George Galloway was] greeted by what sounded like an explosion in a boo factory… In PR terms, it’s hard to think of anything worse he could’ve done during his stay in the house. But I’ll have a go. He could have 1) […]

Big Brother viewers are the REAL clever ones

I had a bit of a debate yesterday with a friend who is the second person I’ve come across (after Meaders) who thinks that George Galloway taking part in Celebrity Big Brother is actually (snigger) a good idea. My friend was convinced that George Galloway’s appearance on Big Brother was a masterstroke, designed to get […]

I have no useful opinions

I have no useful opinions on any of the current hot talking points. Ariel Sharon’s illness Charles Kennedy / Liberal Democrats George Galloway on Celebrity Big Brother The death of Rachel Squire MP …so here are some completely useless opinions instead. Ariel Sharon’s illness — Nothing interesting to say, apart from the fact that I […]

Sheridan and Galloway

Scottish Political Junkie blogs about the Scottish Socialist Party, who haven’t exactly been having the best of years. It would be no surprise if the SSP imploded before the next Scottish Parliament election and Tommy Sheridan stood for Respect, the party started by George Galloway MP. Well things certainly sound bad for the SSP at […]

Galloway conveniently forgets

While he’s on his trip to the USA to have an argument, George Galloway is going to miss his deadline to take the oath. Unless the Speaker lets him off, if he sets foot on the floor of the House when he gets back, he will be fined £500, and his Bethnal Green and Bow […]