Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Silly Season romps ahead #497

Wacky races? For a brief time London had the prospect of Lembit vs Boris vs Ken

So says a special little box on BBC News Online. In fact there is a photo of Lembit, and then another box with another similar story with another photo of Lembit.

In fact, I have calculated that Lembit is taking up 16.8% of the space of the BBC News Online politics page (top bit as shown on the average-sized monitor - see screenshot above).

This is all because someone's room mate casually suggested when questioned that their room mate might make a good Mayor. Then a couple hours later the bloke mentioned said he wasn't running for Mayor.

And this justifies 16.8% of the BBC Politics page.

Is it August, by any chance?

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