Orange man develops Brown nose…

LATER this week we could well be in for a show of sycophancy on an unprecedented scale, as Chancellor Gordon Brown (who wants to be Prime Minister) visits Northern Ireland. With Secretary of State Peter Hain currently waging a rather shameless PR campaign to become Deputy Prime Minister, expect the permatanned one’s orange nose to develop an unhealthy ‘Brown’ tint. Unionists might welcome the interest of a prudent Scottish Presbyterian in full Union flag-waving mode, not so sure about nationalists, unless Brown brings some good news as a sweetener…

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