Rory's Week: Perhaps Blair Was Jealous. Perhaps the Thought of Straw and Condi Rice Singing "Ebony and Ivory" in the Jacuzzi at Chevening Was Too Much to Bear
Bremner, Rory, New Statesman (1996)
I'm always a little concerned when people come up to me, as they have done this past fortnight, and say that "this lot must be giving you so much material at the moment". This usually means that the government, dissatisfied with the amount of ridicule it is attracting from outside, has decided to write its own script, which is invariably more ludicrous than any comic invention. It would have taken a particularly imaginative satirist to come up with John Prescott's affair, but to combine it with news of the release of a thousand foreign criminals on to the streets (the very week that Blair was boasting how he would "harry, hassle and hound them until they leave the country") and Patricia …
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Publication information: Article title: Rory's Week: Perhaps Blair Was Jealous. Perhaps the Thought of Straw and Condi Rice Singing "Ebony and Ivory" in the Jacuzzi at Chevening Was Too Much to Bear. Contributors: Bremner, Rory - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 135. Issue: 4792 Publication date: May 15, 2006. Page number: 9. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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