Lines of the week

Those in the public eye must choose carefully how they get into the public’s ear – as many a famous throat well knows. . .

And

Them? Them!? You mean ordinary people? The masses? A man of the left shouldn’t get hoity-toity about the hoi polloi, Charlie boy. . .

And

It’s unwise for any politician – and particularly one of our modern micro-Marxists – to be so offended by a close encounter with the proletariat – or, in this case, the proletariat’s children. . .

And

The point – the only point – is that there is no point. There’s no story here. . .

And

This was a beat-up, as surely as the Sunday Star-Times ‘omigosh, we’re not ready for the Rugby World Cup bomb scare story’ was, if you will, a blow-up. . .

They’re all from Jim Hopkins and you can read the full column here.

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