Can’t The Guardian Even Read A Report Properly?

The Guardian tells us that the Canadian property market is just terrible, terrible: Nearly 40% of Toronto homes not owner-occupied, new figures reveal The actual report says: In Ontario, 77.5% of residential properties were owner-occupied in 2018 The 40% comes from: However, all three...

The True Glory Of This New Media Thing – Experts Get To Speak

The old system was that events were filtered through the understandings - and if you prefer, the prejudices - of the journalistic class and those who employed them. Today the expert can speak directly. For example, I know more...

Pensioners Are Living The Life Of Riley, Booze, Meals Out….

The Resolution Foundation has decided that getting a headline or two is more important than actually telling us anything of use. They've a report out telling us that pensioners are just livin' that dream these days. As much as...

Ma’aynot Not Such An Advance For Judaism As All That

The Telegraph breathlessly tells us that the Chief Rabbi has brought a feminist advance into orthodox Judaism. Women are now to take on some of the roles of a Rabbi - something that hasn't happened in all these thousands...

Sheesh – The Observer Insists The Bank Of England Should Stop QE From Working

That not all people grasp all of the intricacies of economics is true. And that's also fine, we don't all need to understand it, just as we don't all need to grasp the intricacies of oncology nor the difference...

The Joy Of Pendantry – Rod Liddle Version

Liddle: In a touching display of loyalty to her leader, Forbes utilised Jeremy Corbyn’s usual excuse when he has been caught doing anti-semitic stuff, ie, insisted that she was as dense as a block of enriched uranium and very sorry...

Venezuelan Farming’s Bad But It’s Not That Bad Telegraph

One of the grander achievements of Bolivarian socialism is to create hunger, an actual lack of simple food, in a tropical country where plants just burst out of the ground in their eagerness. It's similar to that incredible achievement...

If Only The Guardian Understood Things – Something, Anything

It's the Daily Mash that gave us "The Guardian, wrong about everything. Always" and there is, as we know, great truth in that. This is more than just the usual Gell Mann Amnesia thing, where we read any newspaper...

Dawn Foster Insists Polly Toynbee Should Retire – The Column Blocker!

That's probably the way we should read Dawn Foster today. How very dare the Reine Regnante of the socially caring left continue to block the rise to national prominence of younger, fitter, columnists? Retirement should be a right. But it’s...

Daily Express Headlines We Can Answer

One woman followed this diet plan to lose 8st 11lb - what did she eat? Less.

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The Delightful Irony Of The GKN Takeover

Something that amuses about the attempted takeover of GKN. That being that the company has grown itself through a series of takeovers covering a...