Friday, February 25, 2005
Christine Wheatley - or is it?
You may have seen this week's bizarre news about would-be Labour candidate Christine Wheatley, who has been kicked off the shortlist of candidates for the constituency of Copeland in Cumbria, after having revealed that she had "worked as a tart".
One can argue the morality of Ms Wheatley's career history. But have you noticed how she looks remarkably like John Reid in a wig? Are they by any chance related? I think we should be told.
The BBC's story concludes rather endearingly;
Ms Wheatley, who is now training to be a barrister, said she would not beWell, she couldn't do any worse than the present incumbent.
giving up on politics and that she had always wanted to be prime minister.