Saturday, Nov 28, 2009

I would rather have Jordan in the Lords

Daily Mail: Kirstie Allsopp sets her sights on the House of Lords

Inspirational Quotes - "Make your man happy, the rest will fall into place". "Get married and have four children." "Women are encouraged to go off and forge their own path... That's total b******s." Yea, she would say that wouldn't she. Well, I would, if I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth.

Posted by peter_2008 @ 03:31 AM (1487 views)
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1. paul said...

I'm convinced the UK has had quite enough of this overweight plum-tongued foghorn. The only thing stopping her from falling completely into obscurity is the fawning articles published about her by her fwends.

Why would anyone in their right mind put her in the house of lords?

Oh, I forget - there always Lord Archer.

Fat hands alert BTW.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 08:00AM Report Comment
 

2. nubbers said...

I wrote to my (Tory) MP a month ago, suggesting that this would prevent me from voting Conservative. If enough people do this, you never know, it might just make a difference.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 08:49AM Report Comment
 

3. krustyatemyhamster said...

A few weeks ago I can remember Mark Wadsworth posting a story about the possibility of Kirstie being elevated to the Lords and one blogger attacking him for posting the story. He was of course spot on.

Kirstie Allsopp IS the Conservative party. The reason she's being considered for a seat in the Lords and a position in the government is because she represents the values that David Cameron holds closest to his heart. This is the man that appointed a failed journalist/data entry clerk to the position of Shadow Chancellor on the basis that he was a member of the same drinking club.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 09:40AM Report Comment
 

4. jack c said...

Kirsty is a panel guest of David D on the forthcoming edition of BBC Question Time (Thursday @ 10.35pm). I remember her last performance on the show - hardly impressive - I wonder if she ever will "eat her hat".

If she does enter the Lords she'll need to practice heavily on snoozing and napping during the day - Source The Parliament Show (Channel 612).

Saturday, November 28, 2009 09:42AM Report Comment
 

5. ketha said...

I, for one, welcome it.. fill the lords up with C list celebs.. turn it into a posh 'IACGMOOH', vote by phone in... perhaps then we'll demand real reform.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 09:52AM Report Comment
 

6. Crunchy said...

peter_2008 said.... "I would rather have Jordan in the Lords."

Kinky! A hung parliament indeed and just how many seats are required?

Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:36AM Report Comment
 

7. charlie brooker said...

She's a corporate feminist - exploiting the notion of equality and independence in order to control and manipulate women, not to emancipate them

Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:37AM Report Comment
 

8. the number cruncher said...

Are there any Cameron advisors and inner circle who are not old money landed gentry.

I cannot think of one. Makes you think!

Then again, no better than the Anglo Saxon corpretocracy that have been pulling Tony and Gordon's Strings

One thing is for sure, they both have their sights on making the working/productive man pay for their privilege by keeping their wealth and propety safe from taxation or devaluation.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 12:06PM Report Comment
 

9. holding out said...

A lot of people are focusing on the Krusty bit but "I would rather have Jordan in the Lords". I'll think you'll find the best place to have Jordan is in the jungle preferably after a few pints.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 01:32PM Report Comment
 

10. charlie brooker said...

Our lads serving in Afghanistan would rather have Jordan up the Khyber.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 01:48PM Report Comment
 

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12. mark wadsworth said...

@ krustyatemyhamster, ta for mention. The Kirstie/Tory love-in goes back years and elevating her is not without the bounds of probability, see also Lord 'Sir' Alan Sugar etc.

I agree with Peter. I'd rather Jordan were in the HoL.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 06:39PM Report Comment
 

13. rumble said...

This is sick. Can't we get the vile bloater for treason? Mr Fawkes had foresight.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 09:15PM Report Comment
 

14. mander said...

No wonder we are where we are today...

Sunday, November 29, 2009 01:41AM Report Comment
 

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