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Above His Station

by | 28th, March 2006

‘EXCUSE the length of the following quote. It’s just that when Ken Livingstone speaks we like to allow him to keep going, looking on as his toes, then foot then legs disappear down his throat. Take it way, Your Kenness…

First Wembley Park, then Neasden, then Dollis Hill, then…the world!

“This new ambassador is a car salesman and an ally of President Bush. This is clearly a political decision. When British troops are putting their lives on the line for American foreign policy it would be quite nice if they paid the congestion charge.”

That’s right. Livingstone is at it again, pretending that being mayor of London allows him to publicly comment on world affairs.

To add gravitas to Ken’s whine, the Independent says he was speaking at the unveiling of the new Wembley Park station.

While not the most obvious place to mention the war in Iraq, it nonetheless shows that such weighty issues follow the mayor everywhere he goes, whether he’s inspecting the Tube stop’s new chocolate machine, waiting room or toilets.

And having warmed up his adenoids, Ken goes on: “We will find

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