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The Appalling Strangeness points out that Gordon Brown cost us £135,526 last year in expenses alone and that he has hardly been value for money.
Imagine paying a business—say buying an expensive car, or a cheap house—£130k. The item you buy doesn't work. Not only does it not work, but the person who sold you the item comes round, kicks you in the knackers, says it is your fault and then says now you should do without. You'd be fucking livid. And yet this is what Gordo—and almost everyone in the Commons—is doing. Year in, year out.

So, these fuckers extort money from us and then use it to fill their boots, and I am oh so very happy to give them a hard time about it. It's one of the reasons that I enjoy Guido: because anything that causes these bastard politicos mental or physical anguish is entirely justified.

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Ross said…
"Gordon Brown cost us £135,526 last year in expenses alone and that he has hardly been value for money."

£135 526 is a very modest price to pay someone in return for bankrupting the Labour Party and putting them on course for a landslide defeat.
JuliaM said…
Not to mention, keeping bloggers supplied with a never-ending source of material... ;)
TheFatBigot said…
Is he allowed to claim for a new glass eye every few years? The current one seems to be obscuring his great vision for the future of the country.
Longrider said…
ross, very good. Made me smile.
Shug Niggurath said…
I detest him, but for any person to claim they are a socialist and then to submit so much in living expenses and still imagine they are that - deluded, thieving, monsters. To a person.
Max the Impaler said…
Long way to go for lunch..carbon footprint must be like a Welsh mine.Still it's only tax money..not real is it..more monopoly...2050 was a good idea.Half of infinity..the Bolshvic Broadcasting Corp.love it.
You forgot to mention that Gordon Brown still claims the second homes allowance, despite living on a comfortable salary in Downing Street.
Nick M said…
Oh, Brown has gawn mad. He's now comparing himself to Heathcliff from Wuthering Heights. Apparently in an interview designed to make him look cuddly.
Henry Crun said…
Slightly off topic but a tad worrying nonetheless - this from Reuters.
patrick said…
Well they go and fill their boots with the cash of peoples hard labour.. After which they require book deals and an excellent write up in history.. These fuckers vanities knows no bounds.. foopah...
Anonymous said…
Did you know Christopher Glamorganshire? What's the gossip?

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics-news/2008/07/09/sacked-blogger-s-taking-case-to-tribunal-91466-21308104/
Bag said…
Gordo's expenses are a red herring. If he only claimed 42p he would still be bad value for money.

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