George Galloway on Hugo Chavez in The Guardian: These orchestrated attacks on Chávez are a travesty.
Mark Steel on James Cameron’s (not David Cameron as deliciously misreported by Paul Burgin – sadly changed now) discovery of Jesus’ bones:
“What was Helen Mirren talking about, thanking the Queen on the grounds that without her, the Oscar-winning portrayal of the Queen wouldn’t have been possible? By that logic, Forrest Whittaker should have said, “But most of all I’d like to thank Idi Amin, as without his regime of systematic mass murder and cannibalism this film could never have been made. Cheers, Idi, and let’s stir-fry a rebel in your honour.”