Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Jim Murphy: mendacious fucking cunt #1

On John Redwood's (rather good) blog, I find reported this little exchange between the Vulcan gentleman and Europe Minister, Jim Murphy.
Mr. John Redwood (Wokingham) (Con): If the EU is making such progress, why is it that several EU countries will not meet their Kyoto targets, and why are carbon emissions going up in Britain?

Mr. Murphy: The UK is the first and so far the only country to have set binding targets for reducing carbon emissions. We are leading the way in Europe and throughout the world, but carbon emissions can be reduced only through international co-operation. We cannot set up a patriotic front against climate change, as such change does not recognise the national boundaries and borders that the right hon. Gentleman seems to believe in. In fact, I understand that he opposes the binding targets on carbon emissions.

Well, quite. Since, Mr Murphy, we "cannot set up a patriotic front against climate change, as such change does not recognise ... national boundaries and borders" then what, pray, is the point of the UK setting "binding targets for reducing carbon emissions"? Especially since the UK has proved that it cannot even keep to the far more modest targets set by the Kyoto Protocol or the EU.

But there is something a little more worrying, a sort of Freudian Slip. [Emphasis mine.]
We cannot set up a patriotic front against climate change, as such change does not recognise the national boundaries and borders that the right hon. Gentleman seems to believe in.

So, does Jim Murphy not believe in national borders and boundaries? They do actually exist, do they not? This isn't like mocking someone for believing in faeries, after all; we do actually have a national border.

Unless Mr Murphy, as Europe Minister, knows something we don't...?

6 comments:

verity said...

Very sinister. But then, the whole European project is very sinister. It's part of the One Worlder project, coming next to a country near you.

Anonymous said...

Plus he didn't answer the fucking question!

Roger Thornhill said...

This isn't like mocking someone for believing in faeries, after all; we do actually have a national border.

Unfortunately, I do believe that people like Jim Murphy think National borders are a quaint old custom like Morris Dancing.

The exchange was useful though, as the mask slipped enough for us to see the true gruesome visage behind.

Little Black Sambo said...

Well spotted. That indeed is what the EU is all about.

Not a sheep said...

The EU project is all about ending national borders and it is well on its way to achieving that end. It makes not a jot of difference to our elected and unelected masters what we say, the EU project will be pushed through, Portugal will now deny its voters a referendum and the pressure that will be brought to bear on Ireland to ensure the "correct" result will be fearsome. If the Irish dare to vote "incorrectly" they will of course be made to vote again and again until they get it right.

Roger Thornhill said...

If the Irish dare to vote "incorrectly" they will of course be made to vote again and again until they get it right.

Waterboarding, if necessary.