Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Lord of the winge

John Prescott says he "hasn't decided" whether he will sit in the House of Lords once he steps down as an MP. Funny, I didn't think it was his decision to make - I was under the impression that one had to be invited by Her Majesty, but Prezza has always been an arrogant sod.

He says "Do I really want to be in the Lords five or six days a week doing what I do now?"

That would be bugger all, then. Just about the only achievement Prescott managed in 10 years of government was succeeding in screwing up virtually anything he attempted. Transport is a mess, the Millennium Dome was a pile of tosh, constitutional "reform" amounted to an act of vandalism greater than any ever seen and his only "connection" with the voters was a right hook.

Two Jags would be better off taking a leaf out of John Profumo's book. Retire gracefully and spend the rest of his life trying to make amends for the harm he has done.

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