130. The MP for Islingworth

The MP for Islingworth rose to her feet. She had prepared a scathing speech for the Prime Minister. The subject: his refusal to hold a Commons debate about what was clearly an inevitable path to war with Liechtenstein.

The right honourable member of Parliament scraped her throat and put her glasses on, to look even more stern then she usually did.

 

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18 thoughts on “130. The MP for Islingworth

  1. Brieuse Bernhard Piers-Gûdmönd says:

    I rarely laugh out loud at a blog, and I think I just did…

  2. erikmalum says:

    Good setup and a great punchline.

  3. mikesteeden says:

    Better than the Sunday newspapers, and no doubt more accurate. The only thing that annoys me is that I had, just yesterday, been scribbling away at something more or less along the same lines! Moreover not only have you stolen my thunder, yours is better crafted than mine! Great post, Regards, Truly Pissed Off of Tunbridge Wells.

  4. As Bruce says above, this made me laugh out loud!

  5. elainecanham says:

    That made me laugh out loud too. Thanks for the read.

  6. KokkieH says:

    Brilliant. Completely unexpected.

  7. If that was what really went on in Parliament it’d be a sight more entertaining!

  8. A great way to begin a day and end a 12 hour shift – with laughter. Thank you.

  9. MythRider says:

    I’m impressed. 300 stories. Looks like one a day. You must have a fertile imagination. I can follow a theme for a novel. But 300 separate ideas. That’s a lot of thinking.

  10. This is just stating explicitly what politicians always seem to be telling each other implicitly …

  11. LOL… Extremely clever little piece, well done!

  12. b00kreader says:

    Ha! I laughed out loud at this one.

  13. jitko3 says:

    (Please read this in a whispered and anal-retentive font:) “then” in second paragraph s/b “than” and should third paragraph start with two “is”es?

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