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Smelling a Rat? - letter to the Mail

March 23, 2019 6:54 AM
By Andy Hagon

I don't know if you saw in the press recently, a report about the oldest rabbit in the World. He's called Mick, he's the ripe old age of 16 and lives in the United states, and the owner put his longevity down to being positive and adapting well to the aging process.

Now if Mick had lived in Hartlepool all his life, all he would have known is Labour rule. There's always been a Labour MP, and the Council, apart from a couple of years, has always been Labour controlled. Now I wonder what Mick the rabbit would think about the progress Hartlepool has made over the last 16 years and if he thinks the Hartlepool Labour Party has made it a much better place to live and work. Would he see Labour's achievements as a crunchy carrot, a bit of limp lettuce, or out of date cabbages?

As the local elections approach, Labour will be telling you how much they have supposedly achieved (and not about the Council Officers who do all the hard work), by pouring lots of positive articles about themselves into the local media. Fortunately, even if you don't have a million scent cells in your nose like Mick, I think you'll still be able to smell a rat. March 23 article to Mail