Monday, 9 February 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.

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5 Comments:

Blogger Lucy said...

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

9 Feb 2009, 09:57:00  
Blogger PC said...

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

9 Feb 2009, 10:31:00  
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.

9 Feb 2009, 11:31:00  
Blogger homepaddock said...

Since when has Scottish been an insult?

9 Feb 2009, 13:21:00  
Blogger Stevew said...

"Since when has Scottish been an insult?"

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

9 Feb 2009, 15:36:00  

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