Subject: I say! The Grauniad has been busy!
From: Veronica
Date: 2/3/13 4:14 pm
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

(Don't mention the paedophiles)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/21/pope-retired-amid-gay-bishop-blackmail-inquiry
(It's OK to mention 'gays', of course!)

This was quite interesting, as well:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/feb/28/dont-discuss-iraq-war-william-hague
... especially the comments.

(Yes .. the Lib Dems denounced the invasion of Iraq ... BUT SUPPORTED THE TROOPS! Presumably, in Lib Dem Land, you can have an invasion without troops?)

Eastleigh 2013 by-election result

Candidate                    Party    Votes          % vote Change since 2010
 Mike Thornton               LD          13,342      32.06      -14.48 )Oooooops!!
 Diane James                 UKIP        11,571      27.8      24.2    ) A bit
 Maria Hutchings             C           10,559      25.37      -13.96 ) close?? ***
 John O'Farrell              Lab         4,088       9.82      0.22
 Danny Stupple               Ind         768         1.85      1.56
 Dr Iain Maclennan           NHA         392         0.94
 Ray Hall                    Beer        235         0.56
 Kevin Milburn               Christian   163         0.39
 Howling Laud Hope           Loony       136         0.33
 Jim Duggan                  Peace       128         0.31
 David Bishop                Elvis       72          0.17
 Michael Walters             Eng Dem     70          0.17      -0.3
 Daz Procter                 TUSC        62          0.15
 Colin Bex                   Wessex Reg  30          0.07
 TOTAL TURNOUT                           41,616  52.68     -16.61

(*** Not that ONE UKIP Member would make very much difference)

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