Month: February 2017

Trump’s Press Conference Turns The White House Into Caesars Palace

Smile please …

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If you’re a politics’ junkie like me you’ve probably already watched the main highlights of yesterday’s extraordinary White House press conference by Donald J Trump but I thought I’d add the full video here for those of you who’d like to see the debacle in all of its glory. I have honestly never seen anything quite like it, and I’ve watched unedited US presidential news briefings for years, including those of fumble-tongued George W Bush. Someone needs to explain to the great and mighty Ozymandias that Washington is not Las Vegas, the White House is not Caesar’s Palace, and that the president of the United States is not Don King…

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The DUP Vows To Skin The Irish Crocodiles And Turn Them Into Union Jack Handbags

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Talking of colonial supremacists, here is Arlene Foster, the beleaguered leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and her latest contribution to cross-community politics and long-term peace in the UK-administered north-east of Ireland, via the BBC:

“The DUP will never agree to an Irish language act, its leader has said.

Arlene Foster said that perhaps there should be a Polish language act instead because more people in Northern Ireland spoke Polish than Irish.

Alluding to Sinn Féin demands, she told a party event: “If you feed a crocodile it will keep coming back for more.””

Arlene Foster, the face of British unionism on this island nation in the 21st century. And the 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th and so on…

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