Doorshtepped

I’VE JUST come from the chamber where Lindsay Roy, the new MP for Glenrothes, was making his maiden speech. And a fine one it was, too.

His best line came when he was describing one of his recent canvassing experiences. The door was opened by a lady who was clearly the worse for drink. Having embarked on a conversation with her, Lindsay ventured: “How many drinks have you had?”

She replied: “Son, I’m an alcoholic, not an accountant.”

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5 responses to “Doorshtepped

  1. ani

    Tom, sorry it’s off topic, but a Populus poll for The Times tomorrow has:

    Conservatives on 39% (-2)
    Labour on 35% (nc)
    LibDems on 17% (+1)

    Tory lead the lowest since April.
    It’s reported on ConHome and Political Betting.

  2. Ah, but did he answers to all the voter ID questions out of her?

  3. Chris' Wills

    Not sure why, but your Dear Leader came to mind when I read the lady’s response.

    Probably a little unfair, but he obviouslly isn’t an accountant.

  4. Stephen

    As you know there are three types of accountant – those that can count and those that can’t……

  5. Jay

    This story doesn’t really add up…

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