An old cocaine/hooker story about Chancellor Osbore has resurfaced today from Guido Fawkes about Mr Osbore’s alleged antics in an earlier life. There is now an added #Hackgate and #Coulsontmakeit up spin. The Aussies have got in on the act with an interesting interview with the woman at the epicentre of the story – See @tom_watson tweet below.
Even Tom Watson MP.. he of #Hackgate (the only member of the DCMS Select Committee able to ask a decent forensic question) has got in on the act….with this tweet, earlier:
“Editor helped chancellor manipulate news.” bit.ly/r6n5UN (definitely worth a read).
Meanwhile…in the wake of the Vickers Report this morning on Bankers et al and their ‘Regulation’: I have to award my *Tweet du Jour* to…
We do live in astonishing times. We shall see soon enough if there are any leather thigh boot clad legs in this story. Personally, I could not give a damn what Mr Osbore did or did not get up to when younger. I suspect that many of us did some pretty daft and unusual things in our youth. It is rather more important what he gets up to today – managing the country’s economy et al – free from ‘undue influences’.
Guido Fawkes has pointed out that Osborne denied these allegations some time back – here is an old Guido blog post