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Front page of tomorrow's Daily Mirror, apparently:
I wouldn't be surprised
you tee 'em up I'll tap 'em in
because only someone who is mentally disabled could be so rubbish, as to not realise what is going on.
(Actually to be fair to Osbourne he was probably just given the job by accident, he wasnt actually an accountant, but he did work for an accountancy firm, so he cant really be expected to understand difficult stuff, he was probably just employed for his 'presentation skills' ......something I value very lowly although that could just be because I do the opposite of honing my presentation skills.
you are right. you can see his driver getting ready to go after the slug had slid out of the car.
I don't think so. I mean I get from this that he is a arrogant, hypocritical, elitist law-breaker at the lowest level, but it doesn't really come across how much of an ultimate-shiteater he is, nor who infuritating his face is, the spelling of his name is, not how horrible his eyes look.
I am not one to defend him but apparently he was not driving, he was dropped off and picked up at a service station in this disabled bay. And judging by the size of the thing and that he may have had other things on his mind, I can see why he may not have noticed. The driver is going to get a fucking bollocking though.
most of them have chauffers. Allows them to do work on the move and get dropped off and picked up.
Well done Conservatives.
uses the opportunity to make out that George is a salt of the earth man of the people type who eats at McDonalds too.
Frankly, it's utterly idiotic to be seen in a disabled space as a politician at any time, but you'd really think that this week of all weeks he'd have taken extra care.
Good one, Colin!
First Parliamentarian to use a wheelchair.
I just fail to see the humour/irony in the post
But then again, I fail to see almost all the humour/irony in anything CG posts
I'm sorry it confused you.
I thought about rewording that bit, just thought I'd allow anyone trolly enough to pick up on it their cheap shot instead.
Do you reckon his driver could get sacked?
If someone gave you a lift somewhere, and parked in a disabled parking bay, would you notice?
Not defending it, cause, as someone with a disability, this is genuinely one of the things that piss me off the most.
But then again, I'm not a busy politician
But I wonder whether it's because of my own personal experiences/views on the issue.
You'd have to be a cretin who is completely detached from reality not to know where the disabled bays are in a supermarket.....oh.
I feel really pumped up from just imagining you say it
Which probably is an accurate description of your Boy George.
there is a real possibility that if the driver gets hung out as the fall guy he may 'reveal' to the media how Osborne ordered him to park there
and then we are in Plebgate territory
than how utterly shit he is in every other conceivable way.
speaking up about Geosborne's welfare / Philpott comparison. So that's something, I guess...
I think that's a pretty fair assessment.
As much as there is a bit of a humorous irony in the act, it isn't important or indicative of anything wider really. Certainly a bit of a cheap thing to focus on but that's the tabloids for you.
I imagine a fair few people frothing over this have slipped into a disabled bay one time or another. I don't see it as a big deal. I used a disabled bay to pick someone up from a train station recently. I was in there for about 90 seconds and at no point did I prevent another disabled person from using said bay (there were half a dozen free at the time). Fuss about nothing.
However, as I mentioned, in this instance I didn't prevent or preclude anyone who was disabled from using the one I briefly stopped in, or one of the several free bays (all of which were closer to the station than the one I was parked in) which were also designated as being disabled.
I don't go around parking in disabled bays and kicking people out of wheelchairs for fun. In this instance I drove round the wrong part of the station and ended up the other side of the bollards to the pick up and drop-off bit. Rather than go back round the one way system, I just hung in a disabled bay for literally 90 seconds and caused absolutely no harm to anyone.
If you do it formally, you're reet though.
again, just to drop someone off. I know we are meant to tiptoe around disabled people but the Earth won't collapse if one of the 12 disabled bays is occupied by my car for around a minute. Not even the closest one to the door either. If anything it is quite patronising leaving quite so much space and not wanting to invade their space one iota.
Glad the debate has livened up somewhat.
George Osborne caught sparking one in a disabled bay
mostly because of RiFF Raff's line about sparking one in valet parking on Bird on a wire