Rear Of The Year

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Please, let there be a God who shares my sense of humour! How delicious it would be for Dear Harriet, the leader of our feminazi sisterhood, to win the 2010 competition. She's already been nominated by several contributors - why not add your own voice?

Here's the RotY competition website

I'd like to think that this might be the only vote she wins this year but since she has a majority of 13,483 in her Labour constituency of Camberwell & Peckham, I won't hold my breath - it's the 17th safest seat in the country.

Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament.
Voted moderately for introducing a smoking ban.
Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards.
Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals.
Voted strongly for introducing student top-up fees.
Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws.
Voted very strongly for the Iraq war.
Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war.
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident.
Voted very strongly for the hunting ban.
Voted strongly for equal gay rights.
Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change

Register of Members' Interests, but not updated since December 2008.
Charles Moore reviews Hattie's Bible: The Spirit Level
The book seeks to show that inequality produces poor health, more murder, more mental instability, less trust and too much "chronic mobilisation of energy in the form of glucose into the bloodstream", resulting in obesity. Human society is better when we resemble bonobos, the authors claim: apparently these creatures solve problems via mutual masturbation, whereas nasty, rough chimps fight for status. Naturalists inform me, by the way, that bonobos are extremely stupid.


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Dungeekin said...

I think that if anything, it's a completely different 'Rear of the Year' award she deserves.


9 February 2010 at 12:15