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Samizdata quote of the day

Kicking Livingstone out of London felt cathartic, but I hadn’t realised we were lucky not be shot in our beds as a result.

Graeme Archer

19 comments to Samizdata quote of the day

  • Paul Marks

    And now there is Mayor Khan – who also believes in “Social Justice”.

    Ask Mayor Khan why Venezuela is falling apart – will he admit that SOCIALISM is to blame?

    Of course not – he will claim anything rather than accept that socialism is to blame.

    So will most of the media – who will blame low oil prices, or government corruption, or vague “mismanagement”. But not SOCIALISM.

  • rxc

    They do seem to be feeling quite comfortable in mentioning all these techniques that I thought had been more-or-less abandoned back in the 40s, at least in the more civilized countries.

  • NickM

    Ken Livingstone is a cunt.

  • And the men who spurred us on
    Sit in judgment of all wrong
    They decide and the shotgun sings the song

  • Ken is a treasure because he says openly was *all* those vile cunts think but avoid saying when it might get reported. Look at the policies they advocate rather than how they present themselves.

  • bobby b

    August 8, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    “Ken Livingstone is a cunt.”

    That word usage has always confused me.

    I’m assuming that you don’t mean that I lust for his company and routinely expend energy attempting to win his favor.


  • Ken is a treasure because he says openly [what] *all* those vile cunts think but avoid saying when it might get reported.

    I think that one deserves QOTD status, personally. . . .

  • Horace Dunn

    Corbyn’s politics are indistinguishable from those of George Galloway. Corbyn is Galloway without the personality.

  • Mr Ed

    Horace D

    A personality cult without a personality.

  • PeterT

    bobby b,

    No that isn’t what it means. NickM is just saying that Livingstone is a twat.

  • the other rob

    When I was a kid in the North East, Corbyn would have got a kicking just for being named “Jeremy”.

  • Jeremy Clarkson is from Yorkshire, which I’ve always thought of as being in the north east, so I’m not sure the other rob is right (August 9, 2017 at 11:15 am). 🙂

  • bloke in spain

    Clarkson’s about six & a half foot, isn’t he? I think there’s a convention, very big Jeremy’s get a pass on health grounds. The health of the kicker.

  • Cal Ford

    Clarkson went to public school at 13. Where being called Jeremy was less of an issue. Nevertheless, he was still mercilessly bullied there, probably for being such an arse.

  • Johnathan Pearce (London)

    Maybe Jeremy is a Marxist as a way to avoid being bullied. I can see the bearded fucker saying things like “one day I’ll get you bastards”.

  • Edward

    @Naill Kilmartin

    North East is Co. Durham and Northumberland.

    Jezza’s from Doncaster, in the West Riding. Yorkshire isn’t the North East. Yorkshire is Yorkshire. 😉

  • Richard Thomas

    Jonathon, I believe the correct phrase is “I’m going to put you on my list”. Particularly for those of his political bent.

  • Thailover

    Bobby, I’m rather fond of all the body parts typically used as pejoratives. Suffice to say that Livingstone is a shithead.