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How now Brown crowd?

  • David Grossman
  • 25 Sep 06, 03:30 PM

cherie1_203.jpgHas Cherie stolen the show? – I can report the press here in a bit of a frenzy looking for Cherie Blair – it appears she has taken Gordon’s speech a bit badly. Especially the bit where he described how well TB and GB worked together.

“That’s a lie!” said Cherie as she headed for the exit of the hall.

There is an alternative version from Downing Street that Cherie really said “can I get by?”

Take your pick. Or are both versions wrong? What else might everyone’s favourite human rights QC have said as she left the hall?

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Why couldn't she say 'that’s a lie' to her husband when he told us Sadam has WMDs.
Why didn't she say to her husband 'that’s a lie' when they told a fib about sending the media after Dr David Kelly, RIP?

  • 2.
  • At 11:28 AM on 26 Sep 2006,
  • Robert Crosby wrote:

Yet again, Nick Robinson seems to believe that it is his job to at best make and at worst invent - NOT report - the news. Why?... because he says on tonight's bulletin that not everyone at the conference is towing the same line on the leadership issue but still provides absolutely no proof whatsoever that Mrs Blair called Brown a liar. Lazy, pathetic and most unworthy of an organisation as world-renowned as BBC News.

  • 3.
  • At 02:21 PM on 27 Sep 2006,
  • George Shaw wrote:

"It's a lie!"

"Can I get by?"

No, both wrong. What she actually said was

"Any more pie?"

  • 4.
  • At 04:19 PM on 10 Nov 2006,
  • A.P.Cull wrote:

I ougt to keep my big mouth shut

  • 5.
  • At 03:29 PM on 27 Mar 2007,
  • Mark wrote:

I'll bet that photograph of her is exactly what Angela Merckel looked like...when they told her she'd been elected. Wow does she ever need a makeover.

That IS progress. Your blogging skills are getting better and better. I had a great time reading this post.

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