|The Chief Whip bicycles to work|
in London as do more Londoners
The Gates at No 10 have become almost as iconic
as the black front door
.....There were several members of public present as is the norm opposite the pedestrian gate and as we neared it, Mr MITCHELL said: "Best you learn your f------ place...you don’t run this f------ government...You’re f------ plebs." The members of public looked visibly shocked and I was somewhat taken aback by the language used and the view expressed by a senior government official. I cannot say if this statement was aimed at me individually, or the officers present or the police service ...."
A piece by Ben Milne in BBC Magazine section of their website carried an article asked “ who uses the word pleb nowadays?"
Jonathan Swift in Gulliver Travels of 1726 described Yahoos as being filthy and with unpleasant habits, resembling human beings far too closely for the liking of protagonist Lemuel Gulliver.
Should Goldman Sachs have bewared "the ides of March 2012" ?
( Strictly the 15th March not the 14th.... but hey)
I wonder how they will handle the 'muppets' allegation.
Will the memoir " Why I left Goldman Sachs" be as damaging to Goldman Sachs as a policeman's notebook to the UK Coalition Government ? Lets not be too quick to judge.