“He’s nothing but Tony Blair’s lapdog”.
“He’s a new Cromwell” Cromwell may have a great reputation as a
Parliamentarian across the water, his reputation in Ireland is, er,
“We want the Taoiseach and Mary Coughlan (Minister for Agriculture) to
stand four square behind Jacques Chirac who is defending the interests
The European Commission has the negotiating mandate for trade and Mr.
Mandelson is the lucky man in the hot seat who has to try to keep his
negotiating position concealed from the other international parties
while agreeing it in detail with stroppy delegations from 25 EU member
states. Har di har, I bet he looks back fondly on the peace and
tranquility of Northern Ireland.
In other news, I gather, somewhat belatedly, that the Rose of Tralee is
not just a pretty face. She has a degree in theoretical physics –
what happened to wishing for world peace and wanting to work with children?
on 09 November 2005 at 15:21
on 09 November 2005 at 17:41
on 09 November 2005 at 22:35
on 10 November 2005 at 10:37