What was Wally Bradlow thinking of? I would hate to think that he was somehow implicated in the scandalous
Waltonscab-lapdance-boguspinkleaflet-dirtytricks-gotyounowhursty-where’smehat-gate, as the whole sorry saga has been named by Stinky Ink Bartles in the Oldham Chronic.
And what of that fine lady that Blert has now replaced on the No Mercy Travel Board, the lovely and feisty Juniper Clein? (Have I ever mentioned it’s German for Diddy?) Was she doing a bad job or has she been sacrificed on the alter to save our souls? Blert being one of the biggest.
So Missus, what is Wally Bradlow, the leader of Grotty cash telling us about this appointment? Blert wants to move on, he says, he has accepted the courts decision and the failure to win his appeal against his criminal conviction but that doesn't mean he's accepted the guilt!
This is excellent news for all the 300 or so MPs about to step down in disgrace, it doesn’t matter if they are guilty now, and even Wally has said so. When Joan Sanderson (Doris Bloody Yule) the Labour leader in Grotty Cash criticised the appointment of Blert, Wally said considering all the mortgage flipping Labour MPs, it’s a bit rich coming from Doris – so clearly it’s all right then by Wally, if the MPs may be facing criminal proceedings or standing down in disgrace then what’s wrong with me giving one of my convicted criminal mates a little trouser pleaser.
But I suppose this explains why all those referrals to the Ironing Boards for England about the Grotty Cash Councillors bringing their office into disrepute came to little or nothing.
Now ladies and gentlemen, I have to sadly confess that all of the above is very different from what I had planned to write today. Having like everyone else, had to scoop my chin off the floor with each new revelation about our Dishonourable Members of Parliament. These are the people we trusted to lead the nation (even if they do make a pigs ear of it) the people you have known and listened to for years. People you have respected, given your support to, often disagreed with them but in some cases still quite liked them for their quirkiness. People who had been held in great admiration for their stances on important issues. They have let us all down in such an incredible, almost incomprehensible way and have brought shame and disgrace to all aspects of political life in this country. A bunch of two-faced, sanctimonious whingers crying because they’ve been caught, or in some cases still brazening it out with a sense of outrage that, as they see it, their right to avoid tax, plunder the taxpayers purse and profiteer at our expense is being questioned. Some of course have suddenly decided to spend more time with the family, although since they pretend to employ half of their family, they must be sick of the sight of each other.
But with all this in mind, it set me to thinking, that perhaps Wally Bradlow, The Storey Teller, Blert and all their cronies, in the grand scale of things, and when compared to this lot in Parliament…well I started to think maybe it's time to move on, after all what’s a few canapés, free theatre tickets, foreign junkets, dodgy contracts, free parking, pigeon shelters, half a million pound pay-offs, land deals, Grotty Cash Direct, the Rottweiller, Matthew Streets, Son’s Pop band, destruction of the city heritage for a quick buck etc in comparison to what’s been going on in central government. Is it any wonder I thought, that some things here seemed to just be getting a little out of hand, with no recourse, sanctions or accountability? Fear of opening cans of worms maybe?
There are I think genuine attempts by the Executive Officers to restore financial controls and build a proper business strategy for the city. Well it was that or external inspectors being brought in to run the city. Whether you agree with their programme or not, if you can cut through the ridiculous spin and nonsense that still undermines many actions and initiatives they at least seem to be trying to build some kind of a vision for the city and we can only hope that they succeed. But all of this is in spite of the Glib Dum administration not because of them. It was their policies and administration of the city that got us named as the worst council in the country.
I even wanted to wish Dicky Mint the Storeyteller every success as the new Lord Mayor, it’s true I wasn’t keen to say the least, but for the sake of the city, I hope he makes a good job of it. And believe it or not missus, that is still the case. Good luck to the mad bugger.
That's what I wanted to say before gracefully bowing out but sadly my feelings of “let’s move on” have been tarnished in the use of those very same words by Wally Bradlow and his appalling decision to appoint Blert to this position.
Poor Mr Stilton, what must it be like to have to have to put up with this day in day out? Realistically though, what can he do? There have been all the accusations of cover-ups and whitewashes and probably justified in some cases but in reality what can be done to combat this lunatic administration without a new civil war between officers and members. The city went through enough during the attempted coup by Sir Diddy against Dickie Mint the Storeyteller.
Remember, when Stilton was the Head Caretaker for Skools, he was highly regarded and seen to be very capable and sincere. He had a very positive impact on those services.
In the meantime
It seems to be a very Tatty Bye Everybody,
Be nice to each other.