You can tell it is a slow news day when the BBC decide that a bit of vandalism counts as major national news. I also have to admit to a bit of sympathy for Hazel Blears. Whichever way you add it up, she is a victim here and doesn’t deserve being paraded on public display… Continue reading Tears for Blears
Claims the little one: In her speech, Ms Blears also complained about a “spreading corrosive cynicism” in political discussion. She turned her fire on political “bloggers” – accusing them of fuelling disengagement by focusing on “unearthing scandals, conspiracies and perceived hypocrisy” and of being written by “people with disdain for the political system and politicians”.… Continue reading A masterclass in missing the Zeitgeist by Hazel Blears
This non-story about Hazel Blears has been on the BBC website for over 36 hours now. Either she’s standing or she isn’t. Clearly some flunky got over-excited, blabbed all to the BBC and Blears had to march back down the hill at the last minute. All in all, it isn’t the best start to a… Continue reading How “soon” is now?