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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 12:14 PM
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Am I being unreasonable and politically incorrect when I say ...
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 12:15 PM by non sociopath skin
.. that Ruth Kelly's damned smugness makes me barf?

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D-Notice Donating Member (820 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 01:54 PM
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1. Dunno...
it is un-PC to say that Ruth Kelly's a bloke?
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:07 PM
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2. No you are just stating the facts in mild terms!
I always get the impression that the one thing she regrets in life is not BEING Tony Blair - she even imitates his gestures, etc.

I used to think that Labour Education Secretaries would all have to be at least much better than their Tory counterparts. How wrong I was...
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 02:54 AM
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3. Indeed. Though I think that given her head & a smidgeon of independence ..
.. Estelle Morris had the potential to do a good job. I always rated her when she was the NUT's parliamentary consultant pre-97. Always very strong on Equal Opps & Gay Rights.

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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:29 PM
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5. I agree on Estelle Morris...
I've always had a soft spot for her. Probably the best Education Secretary in 25 years, not that the competition has been overwhelming. A decent person, but never given any independence, and not tough enough to demand it.
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 04:15 AM
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4. Lovely cameo of The Kelly in Martin Rowson's op-ed cartoon today.
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