Friday, June 13, 2008
The resignation of David Davis combined with the bizarre prospect of a by-election in which he may end up standing against a few nutters reminds me of a great Beyond the Fringe sketch. It is World War II. Peter Cook is telling Dudley Moore to go over to Germany and get killed - 'We need a futile gesture at this stage, it will raise the whole tone of the war.'
Posted by Bryan Appleyard at 5:06 am