Posts Tagged “mock the week”

Tory councillor’s nicknames: domestic abuse victims are “screamers”, gay people are “queens”

by Stephen Tall on January 28, 2010

Brentwood Tory councillor Keith Parker has shown the caring, sharing side of his party in the last week. PinkNews reports:

A Tory councillor in Brentwood who made a joke about promoting gay rights and help for domestic violence victims has been accused of being offensive.
Keith Parker, the councillor for Brizes and Doddinghurst ward, remarked at a […]

LDVideo … ‘British papers are rubbish’ special edition

by Stephen Tall on January 9, 2010

Welcome to this latest LDVideo instalment, featuring three video clips this week united by a common theme – the general uselessness of British newspapers and their inability to report facts.
First up, we have this classic clip from iconic 1980s’ political comedy, Yes, Prime Minister, in which Jim Hacker explains to the civil service who reads […]

YouTube 'cos we want to: by-election special

by Stephen Tall on July 25, 2009

Welcome to the weekend edition of our LDV feature, rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds. What could be more approrpiate today than to take the theme of by-elections? First up, let’s cast our minds (…)

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YouTube ‘cos we want to: comedy special

by Stephen Tall on July 18, 2009

Welcome to the weekend edition of our new LDV feature rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds. Or, as with this week, a trio of three politically-related comedy clips. First up, let’s start with a (…)

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