Monday, February 06, 2006

Ruth Kelly gets egged
Via Nosemonkey, the joy of Ruth Kelly being hit by an egg whilst going to give evidence against a man accused of throwing an egg at her.


Of course, I share NM's view that this is a deeply childish and irresponsible act, and that the culprit should be made to pay Ruth's dry-cleaning bill.
Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of a public order offence and witness intimidation.

"Witness intimidation"? No doubt they arrested him under the Prevention of Terrorism Act too.
[Ruth Kelly] said: "This is just one of those things that comes with being a politician."

Well, that's very sporting of her; one assumes that she will not be pressing charges then, eh?

1 comment:

chris said...

With all the doom and gloom at the moment, at least that made me smile.

The very model of a modern scientific man

Your humble Devil was thoroughly amused by Neil Ferguson's fall from grace, and is very pleased to have found the time to outline Fergus...