Russell Brand mocks May

24th April, 2012 12:58 pm

Whilst addressing the Home Affairs Select Committee today, comedian Russell Brand said:

“Theresa May’s up next, check she knows what day it is…”

 

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  • Drugs policy

    Choosing to highlight a political point-scoring joke rather than engage with the controversial issues under discussion? What a good example of where the Labour party went wrong!

    • Maz945

      Couldn’t agree more

    • Its perhaps an example of where this blog went wrong, but its really beyond redemption now.

      On the substantive issue, unfortunately there are some topics about which it is entirely impossible to have an honest debate and drugs remains one of them. Too often discussions drift into politicians denying that they have ever tried them, and there is a constant failure to discuss the issues involved. All parties are equally guilty. In the meantime, nothing at all changes about the use of drugs nor their global distribution

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