David Cameron was left floundering last night as Gordon Brown repeatedly outsmarted him during Britain’s first Prime Ministerial TV debate.
So begins an article in the Mirror under the banner headline Brown Crushes Clegg and Cameron, evidently the Mirror watched a different Leaders Debate to the one watched by the rest of the populace who are in touch with the real world.
Lord Mandelson said Nick Clegg had won on style, Gordon Brown on substance and David Cameron was “painfully squeezed” in the middle.
He added: “People are seeing and hearing Nick Clegg for the first time … I accept he was high on style and quite effective. But on the other side of David Cameron was Gordon Brown. He won the argument.”
It’s difficult to the article seriously because it makes about as much sense as Labour do, and unsurprisingly there is no author listed for this piece of blatant Labour propagada. Read the rest of this entry
On Sunday 15,000 bikers gathered at Hullavington airfield and rode to what is often called the most patriotic town in Britain, Wootton Bassett.
During the course of the rideout they raised £100,000 for the Afghan Heroes Charity, who could possibly find fault and criticise people who ride motorcycles and choose to show solidarity and respect for our armed forces?
Enter stage right Daily Mirror Security Correspondent Chris Hughes:
NOW we’ve seen it all – hundreds of bikers showing their
“solidarity with frontline troops,” by trundling their petrol guzzling and fume spewing steeds through Wootton Bassett.
The rather loose connection between motorbikes and our troops, the organisers tell us, is that many of the bikers know, or are related to someone serving out in Afghanistan.
But I wonder if someone – just for a change – could set a trend by doing something they hate doing to raise money for good causes. And something that isn’t so public
and… well…. so annoying?