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Warning: This post was published more than 11 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

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Surely I can’t be the only one to find the most surprising fact in this article to be that someone has resigned from a body in this Labour government for lying? I thought this administration didn’t do resignations over matters like that. And even more surpising, he’s not been rehired five minutes later.

Maybe he just doesn’t understand the rules of the game.

This 859th post was filed under: News and Comment.






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