Monday, February 09, 2009

One-eyed idiocy

While Australia burns and the world's economies plummet, Britain is in an uproar because Jeremy Clarkson called Gordon Brown a "one-eyed Scottish idiot." Poor lamb.
The Sun reports:
Jeremy Clarkson said sorry yesterday for calling Gordon Brown a “one-eyed
Scottish idiot” — EXCEPT for the IDIOT part.



Blogger Lucy said...

But he is a one eyed scottish idiot. So whats the problem?

2/09/2009 09:57:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

Beats the hell out of me, Lucy. ;^)

2/09/2009 10:31:00 am  
Blogger Stevew said...

One-eyed and Scottish is certainly a correct description. Dangerous and tyrant are also good words in this context.
Whether or not he could be described as an idiot depends on your world view I suppose. In certain fields he undoubtedly excels - he could certainly teach Obama a thing or two about the stealthy acquisition of power, and the slow but steady erosion of individual rights and freedoms.

2/09/2009 11:31:00 am  
Blogger homepaddock said...

Since when has Scottish been an insult?

2/09/2009 01:21:00 pm  
Blogger Stevew said...

"Since when has Scottish been an insult?"

Curious that - it seems to be the Scots that are most offended by it!

2/09/2009 03:36:00 pm  

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