Evil Diaries: Current Affairs

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Evil Diaries: Current Affairs

Liz Truss is not bluffing. We know this since her remarks last night are not off the cuff bravado in pursuit of a political career. They are clearly pursuant to long natters with powerful defence ministries. As a gambler I am strongly minded to take Putin on since the only language he respects is that of the most resolute.

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The chairman gave me Empire Of Pain for Christmas which covers the rise of the Sackler family and their Oxycontin business. It’s pretty clear they brought undue influence to bear on the FDA and they then deteriorated. One wonders if there are any other businesses which are comparably ill founded.

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A Conservative MP interested in sex? Well I never. But was it pornography? This description is frequently provided by the eyes of the beholder but a Court would wonder a bit. In any event what is the proof?

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I saw Frances O’Grady on TV early this morning. She is a clever and stylish woman but, I am sorry to say, packing it in at the TUC later this year. She’ll be a very hard act to follow.

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Apologies: Empyrean has hit a duster and the price has collapsed. I wondered why the price was weak in the two days preceding the RNS.

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However Beximco (BXP) continues to motor along. If only the Bangladeshis had sufficient confidence in their currency to allow BXP to buy in the GDR’s. Now 100p. And still cheap.

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And tonight I get Piers Morgan’s line of yack. I would not trust him but he entertains…


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