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Issue No. 2349

‘Why should other people have to pick up the tab?’

Nick Clegg last week—talking about neither Thatcher’s funeral nor his own expenses

‘Scargill alive!’

Former miners’ union leader Arthur Scargill replies to a text telling him “Thatcher dead”

‘He was not particularly intelligent. His conversation was boring. Where was the talent?’

Thatcher wasn’t as impressed with Iain Duncan Smith as he was with her, according to her biographer Robin Harris

‘After the choir sing Ding, Dong, The Witch is Dead the Right Rev George Galloway will read from the Book of Twitter’

Climax of Daily Mail columnist Richard Littlejohn’s 1,400 word paranoid fantasy of what Thatcher’s funeral will be like

‘I don’t have any recollection of that’

Labour MP Chuka Umunna can’t quite bring himself to deny editing his Wikipedia entry. Someone from his office, with one of his favourite buzzwords as a username, had inserted a comparison with US president Barack Obama

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The Troublemaker
Tue 16 Apr 2013, 19:00 BST
Issue No. 2349
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