Thursday, Dec 17, 2009

Scumbag spendthrift...

Mail: Revealed: The £3 rent cheque Gordon Brown bounced when he was at university

''He claims to be the man who can lead Britain out of the current financial crisis. But it appears Gordon Brown has at times even had trouble keeping track of his own bank account. Bill Paterson, a warden at Edinburgh University when Brown studied there, said the future prime minister was the only student whose rent cheque ever bounced.''

Posted by hpwatcher @ 01:13 PM (1331 views)
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1. drewster said...

"the only student whose rent cheque ever bounced"

Really? The only one, ever? I find that very hard to believe!

Thursday, December 17, 2009 01:30PM Report Comment
 

2. will said...

So Gordon never took his finances very seriously.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 01:34PM Report Comment
 

3. crunchy said...

From small acorns.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 01:35PM Report Comment
 

4. jack c said...

The Mail plunges new depths - cant be long before they go bust or become a free paper

Thursday, December 17, 2009 02:44PM Report Comment
 

5. dead spider said...

Ebay item 160387638210 up to £410

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Thursday, December 17, 2009 02:57PM Report Comment
 

6. Backingermany said...

And you call this a news item? Nothing important happening in the world then

Thursday, December 17, 2009 03:12PM Report Comment
 

7. phdinbubbles said...

Scrape that barrel out

Thursday, December 17, 2009 03:15PM Report Comment
 

8. mr g said...

Why the indignation @4 and @6?

This is no different to Liebour slagging off Cameron for being a member of the Bullingdon club.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 08:58PM Report Comment
 

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