“Les oiseaux bleus qui survolaient les blanches falaises de Douvres”
Part of Gordon Brown’s plan to ‘halve our budget deficit in 4 years’ has been revealed today.
The Government has hired Rothchild’s, the leading blue chip merchant bank, to advise them on the best way to get their hands on £500 million.
Where is he planning to find this £500 million – you’ll never guess.
He’s going to flog Dover to the French.
Yup, the ultimate symbol of British defiance and pride, the prize that Napoleon sought in vain, the sight that greeted weary eyes returning from battle in that brave flotilla of craft we still refer to as ‘Dunkirk’ and all that is symbolised, the icon that launched a thousand versions of Vera Lynn’s ‘There’ll be bluebirds over’ – flogged off to the French.
He’ll probably sub-let Downing Street to a one legged Afghani asylum seeker next week.
Will the British ever have enough of him?