Saturday, February 17, 2007

Comedy from the Northern Irish elections

The latest elections for the Northern Ireland Assembly have begun. At some point soon I'll post my early constituency by constituency predictions.

In the meantime I'm struck by two pieces of comedy in the blogosphere. The first is this comment posted on the Slugger O'Toole thread Splitters!:

I don’t know if the “fault” lies with my browser, but the News Letter also seems hellbent on creating dissention (or worse) in the DUP ranks.

Here’s how a side bar items appears on their Belfast Today page:

minister backs
member of the
Free Presbyterian
Church is backing
former DUP
member Paul
Berry in the
more »

What can it all mean? :0)

Posted by Dawkins on Feb 16, 2007 @ 02:02 PM
I'm sure that one will go down well!

Then there's The Online Journal of the Jacob S Mills Collective - Serious politics question:

Do you feel that, while the Alliance party, in adopting the slogan "Don't send us back through the time warp!" in their party political broadcasts, may appeal to the Whovian and indeed the Trekkie communities, they run the risk of alienating the core Rocky Horror constituency?
Indeed! How will this affect their chances of gaining a seat in studentville Belfast South?

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