Opinion: Is Jeremy Hunt a scoundrel or a fool? He has been driven to absurdity – Brian Cathcart

5 06 2012

Jeremy Hunt leaves his central London home before giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry

There is an old joke about a gamekeeper confronting a poacher who is heading home at dawn with a deer over his shoulder. “Aha!” exclaims the gamekeeper. “Caught you redhanded!” The poacher, all innocent surprise, replies: “What do you mean?” “I mean that, on your shoulder,” says the gamekeeper, pointing. The poacher swivels his eyes towards his own shoulder, affects to see the dead animal for the very first time and, with an expression of horror, thrusts it away crying: “Yeugh! How did that get there?” Read the rest of this entry »