Thursday, November 20, 2008
Right, you bastards, I'm back and it's no more Mr Nice Guy Brit. Thanks to him for keeping the blog warm and alarmingly well-visited. I have been in a faraway country of which we know little. I was relieved to hear that Obama had won - McCain/Palin would have meant a further decline in US power and that scares me - but it's a bit late to talk about that. I return to find John Sergeant has pulled out of Strictly Come Dancing. This is obviously a disgrace of the first order but I have no idea what it means. Also, in these dark times, we must remember two of life's great consolations: the spectacle of powerful men utterly failing to understand their moment in history and the incompetence of public relations executives. Both come together beautifully in this story. And don't get me started on Russell Brand. God, it's great to be back, blogging and profoundly misanthropic.
Posted by Bryan Appleyard at 9:12 am