Sunday 26 July 2020

If the EU wants a deal the solution is simple: fire Michel Barnier: Matthew Lynn

More reality-defying nonsense from the Telegraph, in which Matthew Lynn explains that it's all the fault of that pesky Frenchman who smells of garlic (I paraphrase). Matthew is the chap whose greatest hits include "It is time to get tough with the anti-business arts elite" and "Wales and Scotland will fall further behind England if they insist on lifting lockdown later."

Here we go with his exceptionalist tripe:

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Jan 13th 2018: Patrick Minford In Fine Form

Patrick Minford is the Telegraph's favourite economist for there are no figures he cannot find in his endless quest to demonstrate British economic exceptionalism. Here he is in Jan 2018 - let's see how his sums have stood the test of time.

Sunday 12 July 2020

ERG Headbangers Are Back(ing Britain)

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, up pop the slightly foxed idiots of ERG with A Report (they do like labelling their nonsense as "reports").

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Oh dear. I feel a rant coming on: Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer

A Daily Telegraph poll Tell us what you think about the Government's coronavirus response prompted a reaction on Twitter by Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer, an eminent GP and CEO of Cambs LMC. I've reproduced that Twitter thread here, with minor edits to remove Twitter artefacts.