Saturday, February 27, 2010

Little John Bercow has lots of friends

The Bucks Herald reports that John Bercow has launched his campaign for re-election, "Buckingham's Voice and Parliament's Speaker". He has a lot of friends it seems and "backing from nationally recognised politicians".

So who has little Jonny got, and what does it mean?

First in the blue corner we have Dave 'boy' Cameron.
"So in this election I would certainly urge all Conservatives – and, indeed, supporters of all parties and of none – to vote for the Speaker, John Bercow."
Which you and all but tthree of the Conservative MPs failed to do when they had the chance to vote for him as speaker.

Next up is David 'big' Blunkett from Labour
"The fact that he was elected Speaker in a free and open vote is testament to
the views of the majority of members of the House of Commons and to his
standing."


No it is a testament to the contempt in which Brown and his henchmen in the whips office hold the institution of Parliament.

And Charlie 'chat show' Kennedy,
"At a time when the reputation of Parliament is at a low ebb, John Bercow has taken on the job of Speaker and pushed ahead with overdue reform".
Yes Charlie, and somebody who flipped their houses and has been spending taxpayers money like water on his nursery (most people pay for their own children's stuff Jonny, or didn't you know that?)

Two has beens and one might never be.

But of course the key here is what the Bercow campaign represents. It represents the political class, the unreformed, tainted elite forming an alliance against the public.

Best news Farage could have. Vote for me - or the political calls. It gives the campaign a whole 'Mr Smith goes to Washington' flavour .

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a load of nonsense - vote for Bercow in Buckingham. A decent independently minded MP not a big rent a gob junketing Euro MEP like Farage.

Witterings From Witney said...

G,

Let us assume Anonynmous was trying a touch of satire, shall we?

If not........!

Pat Nurse said...

"The fact that he was elected Speaker in a free and open vote is testament to
the views of the majority of members of the House of Commons and to his
standing." - Now there's two good reasons NOT to vote for bercow!

Gawain Towler said...

So decent that he has managed to get his pension tax free, according to today's Times

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