Tag Archives: Queen’s Honurs

Crocodile Tears, methinks

There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny
Frederick William Robertson

The hypocrisy of some is that we like to think of ourselves as sophisticated and evolved, but we’re still also driven by primal urges like greed and power.

Michael Leunig

It would appear that MP after MP is queuing up to condemn the award of a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List to Mike Carne; with Labour’s John Mann branded it “one of the most extraordinary rewards for failure”.

It is not as if Mark Carne has been knighted (see Wikipedia), so why the outrage?
How many of our political class have been honoured for their failure?  read more.....