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Jake Berry: ignorant Tory who likened opera houses with football clubs is OWNED on Twitter

Jake Berry: he thinks art is for cultured southerners, while northerners consider their culture to be football.

Jake Berry may have an ordinary-sounding name but he’s as entitled – and dim-witted – as all the other Tory toffs.

He recently exhibited his staggering Tory ignorance while actually trying to do something decent – appealing for government cash to help northern football clubs.

The trouble was not in the intention, but in the delivery of the appeal. He suggested that people in the south of England consider the Royal Opera House and the ballet to be “at the heart of their culture”, while those in the north consider their culture to be housed in their local football stadia.

He could not see how insulting this is.

He was basically saying that northerners are uncultured louts whose principle joy in life is seeing a leather bladder being kicked around a field on a Saturday afternoon, whereas southerners are refined, and are therefore able to appreciate exclusive art forms like music and ballet.

A put-down was in order – and has been duly delivered:

Take your medicine, Berry.

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Russian Embassy’s devastating answer to Cameron’s ‘security threat’ tweet

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It was a stupid idea, but then stupid ideas are all the Conservatives have.

After Jeremy Corbyn’s overwhelming victory in the Labour Party leadership election, David Cameron – who, let’s remember, is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom – stupidly tweeted that “The Labour Party is now a threat to our national security, our economic security and your family’s security”.

The put-downs flew thick and fast – and This Blog has already mentioned some of them. But surely the hardest response came from the Russian Embassy, which gave a devastating criticism of Cameron’s behaviour while also reminding him that he has abandoned his responsibilities as PM.

Here’s the tweet:

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Russian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko followed up with this endorsement of the new Labour leader: “Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn. Hope for positive change in terms of debate, including on our relations.”

Mr Corbyn has hinted he would pursue warmer diplomatic relations between the UK and Russia.

It is clear that the arrival of Mr Corbyn is pushing Cameron out into the cold.

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