Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Rutland's MP quits "Muppet Show" parliament

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Sir Alan Duncan, Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton since 1992, will not be defending his seat at December's general election.

He told the Leicester Mercury: "It’s time to put an end to the Muppet show."

I am puzzled by the way people use 'Muppet' as at term of abuse. Kermit and friends put together a variety show every week, often featuring an international star. That would certainly be beyond this Tory government.

Duncan may suggest he has had enough of parliament, but I suspect there is another explanation: the craving for Walker's crisps has become too much for him.

1 comment:

Frank Little said...

Duncan should be remembered for his brave move in coming out when it was still regarded as political suicide, the first Conservative MP to do so.