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UN Special Envoy Slams Miliband's Mansion Tax

United Nations Special Envoy and High Commissioner of the UNHCR, Angelina Jolie, has voiced her concerns about Ed Miliband’s mansion tax:

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Guido Fawkes

Ed Didn't Start the Fire

It started with a hashtag and ended with a musical turn.

Come to think of it, I'm now toying with setting Ed's last 6 months to the tune of "We Didn't Start The Fire"…

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Guido Fawkes

Snob-berry is Moment of Truth for Labour

Emily Thornberry’s kamikaze tweet on Thursday was a thing of rare¬†beauty. ¬† When was the last time a picture and three words said so much? 599 more words

National Politics

Politics, Style Over Substance?

With the general election almost five months away, a big question is does the style of politicians matter more than their policies? In many ways this is due to how the media portray politicians, take Nigel Farage leader of UKIP for instance, who has appealed to many working class voters. 382 more words


On guilt and grasping

I’ve been thinking about Emily Thornberry’s tweet all weekend. OK, maybe not all weekend. I got my first taster of gin cocktails on Friday night at… 589 more words


Myleene Klass and Ed Miliband

Recently, Ed Miliband received a ‘pasting’ from former pop star Myleene Klass over the proposed mansion tax. I happen to be one of the people who think that she was just shouting out of her arse, and the fact that the entire spectrum of media is framing this in such a way as to degrade Ed is either (a) a sad statement of how biased our media is for the conservatives and against taxing the rich or (b) an unfortunate pointer towards the increasingly irritating fact that people consider a surprise attack and then shouting over your opponent a reasonable debating tactic and a show of wit. 527 more words

A good week for Ed, actually.

And its British politics week. So the week started for Ed with a televised sofa chat with a very pretty former pop star, in which she vociferously beat him down with a pre-planned speech proclaiming her unwillingness to pay her taxes. 249 more words

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