Dear Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
I'm afraid to tell you there's no money left.
Signed, Liam Byrne

(Outgoing Labour Chief Secretary to the Treasury. May 2010)

Thursday, 29 April 2010

"maybe you shouldn't be running?

The whole ‘winning votes’ thing is secondary; if you have to hide who you are, and what you stand for, to win, maybe you shouldn’t be running?
So says Dave Semple in a response to his post Campaign moments and Brown’s bigotry.

Found via comments left at Anna Raccoon


Dave Semple said...

Mrs Rigby, I can't work out if you are citing my comment approvingly or as an example of Bambi-esque naivety. Could you enlighten me please?

Mrs Rigby said...


To have written anything along with the quote would have taken more time than was available.

It's unpleasant to think that people will tell lies in order to get a job - any job. It will, eventually, backfire and hurt both employer and employee.