Wednesday 20 July 2016
The silly season...at long last
After a hard month (it is not even 1 month since the EU Referendum) of politics and tragedy, the silly season is finally here in the news.
The main headline is a Welsh clown, going by the name of Owen Smith.
No for him the hard slog of working his way up the political firmament. No, Mr Smith instead seems to seek the Andrea Leadsom path to supernova status and then trudge quickly back to the darkness of anonymity.
Mr Smith has bravely pushed aside a well-known and liked Labour politician in Angela Eagle, useless of course, but then they all are. Now he is out there, promoting his own brand of meaningless phraseology:
"Jeremy has slogans when we need solutions"
This is fantastic, do you see what he has done, created a meaningless slogan to deride his rival by doing the same thing. Genius, of a sort.
Anyhow, the grown ups in charge of the Country have little to fear from the Taffia-leading Mr Smith. And neither does Jeremy Corbyn. Labour already have in a place a well-meaning out of touch loser, why replace him with another?