Saturday, May 23, 2009


How, I mean, really, HOW can you possibly reveal that a millionaire Tory frontbencher claimed £5,000 on expenses to have automatic gates installed at his house and not call it Gategate?

IT’S A SCANDAL ABOUT A GATE! It’s everything you’ve always wanted!

And it’s not just the Telegraph missing the trick – the Graun and the Beeb don’t get it, and the Mirror and even the usually reliable Sun manage to report on Jonathan Djanogly without seeing the angle.

And it’s no better elsewhere:

What IS the world coming to? Do I have to think of EVERYTHING???

Gategate, you fools. You had your chance and you blew it.


Sean O'Hare said...

Sorry you were beaten to it:

Tom Freeman said...

I like that one, but I'm not entirely convinced that the story is completely true!

Fidothedog said...

Just done a gategate post on that hoon.

David Davis said...

I wrote about it on the day.

I just didn't call it Gategate.

Here was the first,

and then:-