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Jimmy Carter Uses Hamas To Push His 23rd Book

john-prescott-memoirs.jpgJIMMY Carter is using the publicity from his weekend break with Hamas to release his book – his 23rd book.

(Picture: Beau Bo D’Or Website.)

Could Tony Blair make it to 23 books? The New Testament only has …

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama And Jeremiah Wright: The Black Clap And Britney Spears

JEREMIAH Wright is talking. And talking. And talking. He does an impression of Britney Spears doing an impression of Dick Van Dyke speaking English like they do in England.

“Barack HUSSEIN Obama,” he says. “Barack HUSSEIN Obama, Barack HUSSEIN Obama. …

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nuclear Explosions Since 1945 And Deformities

nuclear-explosions.pngTHIS is a map of all the nuclear explosions since 1945.

Click on it to make it, er, blow up.

Interestingly, a painter by the name of Cornelia Hesse-Honegger collects and paints mutant bugs in the vicinity of irradiated wastelands.…

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Education Virus

EDUCATION whether you like it or not – Full-time adult coercion: the virus spreads ……

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Is Steve Urkel

BARACK Obama: “He’s looking less like Kennedy, and more like Steve Urkel.”…

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown Is King Canute

REALLY: “We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to prevent coastal erosion on the east coast of Yorkshire“.

Source

Says The Croydonian: “As opposed to the west coast of Yorkshire, of course.”…

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown Has The Strength Of Ten Lunatics

SIMON Carr on Gordon Brown’s formidable strength: 

They are amazing, in their way. Admirable, even. The sheer intestinal fortitude it must take to appear in public after all that international humiliation. And then to come back and be humiliated at

Posted: 25th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Galloway Accused By Human Stress Ball

george-galloway.jpgRECOVERED from the stress of the stress ball attack, George Galloway is back on the camping trail.

To Westminster, and Galloway is stood atop his open-topped bus.

“I salute your indefatigability,” says one admirer, quoting Galloway’s famour catchphrase, …

Posted: 25th, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Flips That Bird Hillary

obamas-finger.jpgHAS Barack Obama been studying John Prescott?

And do his wife and local Chinese restaurateur know?

The US media is obsessed with hand gestures.…

Posted: 24th, April 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


William Hague’s Uganda Diaries

uganda.gifWILLIAM Hague, the Conservative foreign affairs spokesman, is the subject of a press release:

It call on foreing secretary David Miliband “to take urgent action with regard to the Chinese ship, currently heading to Uganda carrying arms bound for Zimbabwe”.…

Posted: 24th, April 2008 | In: Online-PR, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That Office Of Government Commerce Logo Uncensored

nogclogo-1.gifSAYS a spokesman for OGC: “It is true that it caused a few titters among some staff when viewed on its side, but on consideration we concluded that the effect was generic to the particular combination of the letters OGC …

Posted: 24th, April 2008 | In: Money, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott’s Menu-Oirs: The Sick Bag Years

prescott-diaries.pngFORMER conservative Philip Oppenheim is thinking of John Prescott and his :

Dear old Prezza – in so many ways a metaphor for everything that has gone wrong with the brave, new Labour world.

Pass the sick bag.”…

Posted: 24th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama: Sponsored By Abercrombie And Fitch

obama-fitch.jpgARE Barack Obama’s supporters sponsored by Abercrombie & Fitch?

Is anything in America not sponsored?…

Posted: 23rd, April 2008 | In: Online-PR, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brave George Galloway Felled By Weapon Of Miss Destruction

galloway.jpgWHO threw the stress ball that might have struck George Galloway? Why, it’s Tim Heald, of Penge, south-east London.

No word from him, and readers are left to wonder if the ball was thrown in anger or support? Was the …

Posted: 23rd, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ecumenical Question: ‘Obama, Osama, Hmm, Are They Brothers?’

obama-osama.jpgYOU say Obama, they say Osama.

Obama. Osama. Obama. Osama. Let’s blow the whole thing up.

To the Jonesville Church of God, in Jonesville, South Carolina.

Pastor Roger Byrd has placed a sign by his church. Goes the legend: “Obama, …

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bill Clinton: ‘I Think They Played The Race Card On Me’

SAYS Bill Clinton: “I think that they played the race card on me. We now know, from memos from the campaign that they planned to do it along.”

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lembit Opik And Cheeky Girl’s Fountain Of Love

two-for-one.jpgIF the Asda job is going , then surely the supermarket’s marketing wonks should look beyond Carla Bruni’s backside and go for a patted arse we British can call our own, chiefly that of Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia.

And she …

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott: Second Helpings: What The Columnists Say

prescott.jpgTHE Story so far: John Prescott has written an autobiographical menu (surely book) and revels that he is a victim of an eating disorder.

In “My name is John Prescott and I do condensed milk,” Prescott says that stress of …

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sultanas Of Carla Bruni: Coleen McLoughlin Axed As Face Of Asda

carla-bruni1.jpgNEWS now that Carla Bruni is set to replace Coleen McLoughlin as the face of Asda supermarkets.

Readers versed in the Asda advertising oeuvre realise that Asda has less a face than an arse (no offence, Coleen), which is patted …

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pimp My Clinton: Chelsea Follows Orders

chelsea2016.jpgAS we know, Chelsea Clinton is not being pimped out for her mother’s career.

Chelsea Clinton stopped traffic Friday night as she wandered the streets of Philadelphia on a gay bar crawl, winning rave reviews for both her politics and

Posted: 21st, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Backing Boris Or Laying Ken: London Mayor Odds And Free Bet

KEN Livingstone or Boris Johnson? Newt or clown? Mirror or Sun.

The Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh says a vote for Tory mayoral candidate Boris will show Gordon Brown that the electorate have had enough of him and his party.

Over in …

Posted: 21st, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Two Shakes John Prescott And Fertility

john_prescott.jpg“HOPE FOR WOMEN WHO FACE INFERTILITY,” says the Mail’s front-page headline… alongside an image of John ‘Two Shakes’ Prescott…

Read: John Prescott: Tracey Temple: I Was Prezza’s KitKat

Posted: 21st, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Keep Taking The Pennies: Northern Rock And Tax

NORTHERN Rock falls off a cliff taking a minimum £50 billion of public money with it. The 10p Tax Band to cushion poverty trap victims is abolished and 70 plus Labour MPs finally realise their jobs are up the creek …

Posted: 21st, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (14) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott: Tracey Temple: I Was Prezza’s KitKat

prescott-diaries.pngWHO knew that John Prescott was a thin girl trapped inside the body of a burly man?

News of John Prescott’ bulimia, brought to you by the John Prescott diaries, occupies the Mail, which has extracts from Prezza: My Story: …

Posted: 21st, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush On Deal Or No Deal

george-bush-box.jpgPRESIDENT George Bush is to make an appearance on Deal Or No Deal, that game show where contestants use the wonder of guessing to win money.

The Bush episode features Capt. Joseph Kobes, as he attempts to win enough cash …

Posted: 20th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0