Archive for September 12th, 2011

An old cocaine/hooker story about Chancellor Osbore has resurfaced today from Guido Fawkes about Mr Osbore’s alleged antics in an earlier life.  There is now an added #Hackgate and #Coulsontmakeit up spin. The Aussies have got in on the act with an interesting interview with the woman at the epicentre of the story – See @tom_watson  tweet  below.

Even Tom Watson MP.. he of #Hackgate (the only member of the DCMS Select Committee able to ask a decent forensic question) has got in on the act….with this tweet, earlier:

“Editor helped chancellor manipulate news.” bit.ly/r6n5UN (definitely worth a read).

Meanwhile…in the wake of the Vickers Report this morning on Bankers et al and their ‘Regulation’:  I have to award my *Tweet du Jour* to…

We do live in astonishing times.  We shall see soon enough if there are any leather thigh boot clad legs in this story.  Personally, I could not give a damn what Mr Osbore did or did not get up to when younger. I suspect that many of us did some pretty daft and unusual things in our youth.  It is rather more important what he gets up to today – managing the country’s economy et al – free from ‘undue influences’.


Guido Fawkes has pointed out that Osborne denied these allegations some time back – here is an old Guido blog post


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