I never inhaled “inappropriately”

Written By: - Date published: 12:26 pm, July 21st, 2011 - 5 comments
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When David Cameron was asked did he ever discuss the BSkyB bid with News International, he said “I never had an inappropriate conversation.” It would be interesting to know whether he had an “appropriate” conversation about it with Rupert Murdoch when  they met after the recent British election. Murdoch, who was asked by Cameron to go in the back door, said they had a cup of tea and volunteered “no other conversation took place” which was interesting. He was asked to go in the back door and they just chatted about the weather?

The British Parliament is now off for its summer break. But the investigations will go on for some time. I will be in Britain this winter and look forward to dropping in for Prime Minister’s Questions. It should be interesting.

5 comments on “I never inhaled “inappropriately””

  1. Tigger 1

    Could I suggest Mr Cameron stops admitting he asked Rupert to ‘go in the back door’ – he’ll find himself accused of other behaviour his tory supporters might think is inappropriate…

  2. toad 2

    Wonder if Cameron will invite you in through the back door for a cup of tea when you are there, Mike?  If he’s still PM by then, that is.

  3. The Murdochs and Brook’s job is not on the line if they mislead the House, but Cameron’s job is on the line if he misleads the House. As for criminal charges I expect that the previous metropolitan police commissioner, his deputy, the Murdochs and Brook could face charges.

  4. freedom 4

    is this the left hand chopping off the right hand for News International?

  5. Bored 5

    I say what what, a fellow only need go to the right college at Oxford and he is fit to be prime minister, hurrah, just like Tony before me. Yes I know dear Tone pretended to be a bolshie, what ho, but he did say to me never cavort with bloody colonials, dangerous blighters, not to be trusted……then the absolute rotter came to my back door on election night. Damned fishy I say, why could he not just let the Bobby on the front door just announce his presence?

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