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Issue No. 2107

“Look inside your tiny mind, then look a bit harder/’Cos we’re so uninspired, so sick and tired of all the hatred you harbour.”
Lily Allen in her new song about the BNP

“Lily, you need to stop being silly and hang about with a real bloke. Perhaps you should invite me on your TV show and I could put you straight.”
Richard Barnbrook of the BNP shows he doesn’t quite get Lily Allen’s criticisms

“Despite the recent credit squeeze, our citizens have never been so wealthy. When we do go shopping we spend money in quantities that would have made our parents gasp. So why is everyone so bloody miserable?”
Labour MP Tom Harris fails to comprehend the seriousness of the government’s attacks on workers’ living standards

“There is the potential for a flashpoint with employers over wages. It is more worrisome than it has been for some while.”
John Cridland, deputy director-general of the bosses’ CBI organisation

“I have always taken the view that we can turn this round.”
Chancellor Alistair Darling responds to a poll showing a Tory lead of 23 percent over New Labour

“The question is how can we prepare it so that it can be won.”
Elmar Brok, German Christian Democrat MEP calling for a second Irish referendum on the Lisbon Treaty after the first was lost


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Who Says?
Tue 24 Jun 2008, 18:51 BST
Issue No. 2107
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