Reading the Indie this morning, the thought rose unbidden "Dear God, is the man so utterly stupid he can't even steal office biros?". Brown had bought 250 refills for his felt tip pen - the one he used to use to stab the back of the seats in his Prime Ministerial Rover - just prior to standing down from Parliament last month. So Brown the stupid gets caught out stealing office biros whilst Bloody Blair accumulates a £20m fortune. Brown envisages a future for himself occupying a chair in a prestigious east coast university in the US, explaining how he saved the world in 2008 and how no-one at home recognises his genius. We will have to wait and see what he ends up with. Perhaps the Imperial College of Business and Law, 2a Catford Broadway (Above the Nail Shop) may offer him the Vice-Chancellorship. Who knows.
What is more certain is that Brown's stupidity, crassness and mentalism has helped Labour lose two general elections. People won't forget the Tsunami of borrowed cash he threw at public services to no lasting effect; his first wave of BSF schools, the ones for which architects were encouraged to be creative rather than careful, are now degrading rapidly and I'm waiting for the first to be demolished. GPs are still enjoying their £120k salaries with no weekends thanks. Health authorities are locked into PPI contracts to clean and service facilities they can no longer afford to staff with clinical staff. Stupidity. All Brown's utter, deep, pernicious, pig-headed stupidity.
May he rot.