The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
These riots are simply evidence of poor people emulating the greed and and avarice of the powerful. It's ludicrous and condescending to suggest modern Britons are less likely to take umbrage than the Greeks.
I wonder if Tess and Dave have apologised for their dismissiveness?Sx
Why no comment? The least you could tell is what kind of cookies he is chomping like there is no tomorrow ;-)
I agree Tessa Jowell was pretty crass with that comment Susan.... But Clegg must be eating his own words though!What do you think Scarlet!Ah the heart of the matter Snoopy. They are Hobnobs!
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