The Tory Party - the funkiest, most jiving Party on Earth!
Tremendous, little short of superb. On cracking form.
But here's old Ken - he's been crass, he's been insensitive and thuggish and brutal in his language - but I don't think actually if you read what he said, although it was extraordinary and rude, I don't think he was actually anti-Semitic.
Pyramid of piffle [no, not his views on Liverpool but a report Petronella Wyatt was his mistress].
To rely on a train in Blair's Britain is to engage in a crapshoot with the devil.
Sometimes, in our thinking about higher education, we're too narrowly confined to a utilitarian calculus about what it's doing to the bottom line of UK plc. I wanted to make the point that higher education adds immeasurably to the value of the UK economy without necessarily obliging everybody to pursue courses that have some immediate vocational application. I wanted to stick up for medieval history, among other things, which was deprecated by Charles Clarke.
It's economically illiterate. A degree in classics or philosophy can be as valuable as anything else.
I don't see why people are so snooty about Channel 5. It has some respectable documentaries about the Second World War. It also devotes considerable airtime to investigations into lap dancing, and other related and vital subjects.