Not-so-special-K: Starmer backpedals over silly promo scheme referring to horse tranquilliser

Special K: Was this what happened after somebody exposed a horse to Keir Starmer’s Labour conference speech?

This was a stupid idea by a stupid, easily-led Blue Labour figurehead. Of course it backfired:

Why did he do it? To counterbalance the plethora of nicknames that have sprung up to knock him down (I call him Little Keir, in contrast to Big Keir (Hardie) who was Labour’s first leader and a much greater man than the incumbent; others call him Keith Stalin)?

It was the wrong move at the wrong time:

And it was another disasterstroke – because neither he nor anybody around him had bothered to check whether there was already a colloquial meaning for the phrase ‘Special K’.

Worst of all was the fact that he found out via the newspaper for which he had defiantly written an article – apparently to assert his superiority over party members who boycott The Sun in solidarity with the people of Liverpool and in anger over its coverage of the Hillsborough tragedy; he was saying he was the leader and he’d do what he liked.

Well, he has found out very quickly that The Sun does what it likes, too:

Yes, ‘Special K’ is a nickname for the horse tranquilliser Ketamine, so he has equated himself with a substance that instils a sensation described as the closest possible thing to death.

Now he is backpedalling frantically, in the face of another fiasco:

It would be bad enough if he had “just…lied” in the face of the question – but the evidence suggests this is unlikely:

So Starmer lied either way; if he didn’t lie about being called ‘Special K’, then he lied about being caught off-guard.

It’s no surprise. This Site has previously exposed Starmer as a liar many times over.

There are so many humiliating aspects to this nightmare that it is hard to enumerate them all – and, fortunately, I don’t have to. Cornish Damo has done it for me in the following Rant which has just one fault – it makes Starmer far more entertaining than he really is:

Special K? More like K-O’d.

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1 thought on “Not-so-special-K: Starmer backpedals over silly promo scheme referring to horse tranquilliser

  1. beastrabban

    It also supposedly gives you nightmares and makes you paranoid. John Lilley, the psychologist who researched dolphins and on whom the film ‘Altered States’ is based on, was on it and became convinced that there was a plot by alien computer civilisations against us. If Sir Keef was really on it, this would explain so much. But then, he’d probably start getting suspicious that all the old ZX-81s and Commodore 64s were part of a Communist plot.

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