Sunny at Pickled Politics (timed 1.18 GMT) now comments(No 46) on his original article and as a result of contact by Guido Fawkes ..."
Guido has sent me a letter claiming to be from David Rose issuing an apology. I can’t ascertain whether this letter is genuine but when I spoke to people at the Guardian yesterday they stated, and I have this on record, that someone spoke to David Rose who doesn’t recall issuing any apology.
Further to that, the letter doesn’t say anything about the original Guardian article, written in 1986, to be a pack of lies. In other words, the letter was indeed written. So the Guardian article has not been retracted. I’m simply publishing the article and am within my legal rights to do so."
The original article in the Guradian can be read in its entirety at PP's site.
tygerland comments (and has a fascinating and seperate story of Cambridge undergraduate fined £80 for erecting an apparently anatomically correct snow penis and balls to while away the longeurs of study. Political Hack makes an interesting point.
The Scrybe at ThaLondon Diaries reposts a choice article by Paul Delaire Staines (Described briefly as running (?) a hedge fund in Tokyo. His hobbies are watching the sun rise over Mount Fuji and chasing women) entitled "A Kinder, Gentler, Kind of Libertarianism: Reflections on Two Decades of Libertarianism" in Free Life No.37, September 2000 about how reading Popper's The Open Society and its Enemies,from Plato to Marx, in 1980 transmogrified him - the subject of Mr Bargs morning piece on BBC 4 this week,
"By the time I was an undergraduate in the mid-eighties, having joined the Federation of Conservative Students, and somehow affecting to wear fake bow-ties and cheap suits (whilst endlessly debating the merits of Anarcho-Capitalism versus Minimal Statism), I had at last found a small number of like minded souls. Marc Henri Glendenning the then national chairman of FCS spoke a language I could understand ....."
What a cunt. No wonder he is a serial self abuser.