Sharp as Mark Steel: Watch the comic’s observations on the Presidents Club dinner

Nadhim Zahawi: The Minister for Families who attended a men-only dinner event.

Read the excerpt that follows if you like, but please click the link at the end and watch the video of Mark Frost’s thought’s about the outrage over the Presidents Club dinner.

The saddest part about this Presidents Club dinner that caused such trouble is it must have been the dullest evening possible. Because every guest who’s been asked says they left early and therefore didn’t see a thing. The event must have been an absolute disaster, completely deserted by 20 past eight.

Some businesspeople and columnists have dismissed the complaints that hostesses were groped and grabbed, saying, “They must have known what sort of event they were attending.” This makes it a strange and magical evening in which the women should have known all along what sort of things would happen, while the men doing the things that were happening had no idea any of these things were happening.

One ex-Presidents Club guest, cabinet member Nadhim Zahawi, said this week that he will “never attend a men-only function, ever”. This seems fair enough – he clearly didn’t notice this was a men-only function. He must have been sat at his table, thinking, “There’s something that links all these guests here but I can’t put my finger on it. Maybe we’re all Chinese. Or Sagittarians.”

But there may be a more fundamental reason why the Presidents Club will be missed. Insisting that women should be absent, except for nameless figures, chosen and decorated to the demand of men, then prodded and squeezed at will, was a bold move by our business community to show to the people of Isis that our cultures are not as far apart as we sometimes imagine. It was an attempt by British business to seek a dialogue with the jihadists, and now their work is in ruins. I hope the feminists are pleased with themselves.

Source: ‘I hope the feminists are proud of themselves. The Presidents Club was clearly all part of a clever plan and now it’s ruined’

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2 thoughts on “Sharp as Mark Steel: Watch the comic’s observations on the Presidents Club dinner

  1. Barry Davies

    I am very distressed that you have linked Sagittarius’s to this item , I think you should take down the thread because you are discriminating against us based on our date of birth. Strangely women who were there have also denied this was happening to every woman, so what isn’t acceptable behaviour by a minority has been blown out of proportion and charities have been expected to return much needed funds.

  2. Carol Fraser

    That it happened at all and was known to be happening, hence the undercover exposé, is shameful. Regarding Zahawi he has apparently attended 7 previous events, so must have known what does on. A room populated by some very dirty old men pawing young girls. Hardly something to ignore.

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