A lying precedent to follow

A Westminster parliament has found it -- a way to call a political liar a liar.

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

A lying precedent to follow. Eureka! A Westminster parliament has found it -- a way to call a political liar a liar. It happened in Britain's House of Commons overnight when the Speaker ruled the word lying was acceptable when applied to the words of the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt describing his relationship with the Rupert Murdoch empire.

From page one of today's London Independent

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2 thoughts on “A lying precedent to follow

  1. klewso

    And isn’t it funny how the “Curry or Maul” had been jumping up
    and down at how Gillard had been ignoring us, had to come up here more
    often, then gets buried inside?
    But SoO was pushed off the front page – Qld. lost.

  2. zachary church

    “Get prepared for Tony Abbott to start mentioning the names Thomson and Slipper in his regular censure motions in our House of Representatives.”
    ..oh I doubt it. The scope for Abbott to cop plenty in return is just too great. Even he, in the dark world he inhabits would realise that.

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