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by | 9th, June 2004

‘WE have to confess that we at Anorak Towers were unsure which way to vote in Thursday’s European elections until we received this week’s copy of Hello!

Hello!’s chief political correspondent

We had listened to the blandishments of the europhile Liberal Democrats, the rantings of the eurosceptic Tories and the sophistries of the euro-pragmatic members of the Labour party.

Should we embrace the euro-federalist project, should we draw a line in the European sand or should we make only those concessions of national sovereignty required to make a 25-member community work?

We couldn’t make up our minds…until we happened to stumble upon an article by Hello!’s esteemed political correspondent, a Ms Joan Collins.

The pressure of time, space and Joan’s lawyers prevents us from reproducing the whole article, but the main thrust of it can be summarised thus.

Joan’s not a conformist she used to have a fringe while all the other Hollywood starlets had their hair swept back. She also lived with Warren Beatty when they weren’t married.

The European Union is all about trying to foist a one-size-fits-all continent on us.

Ergo, the only way to avoid having to wear your hair brushed back or having to walk up the aisle with Warren Beatty is to vote

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