I know the Tories specialise in that form of psychopathy where they will happily accuse other people of sins far less than their own and then wonder why we’re all smiling.
Here’s Liam’s outburst today covered by the Herald:
Liam Fox has warned that the ongoing Salmond controversy is threatening to “bring politics in the whole of the United Kingdom into international disrepute”. In a dramatic intervention in the House of Commons, the former International Trade Secretary quoted the former First Minister’s attack on Nicola Sturgeon’s Government, telling MPs how Alex Salmond had accused the SNP administration of the “complete breakdown of the necessary barriers, which should exist between government, political party and indeed the prosecution authorities in any country which abides by the rule of law”.
OK, let it out. Wipe your eyes. Ready?
In the 2009 expenses scandal, he was the Shadow Cabinet minister found to have the largest over-claim on expenses and, as a result, was forced to repay the most money. In 2010, he was appointed Defence Secretary by Prime Minister David Cameron, a position from which he resigned on 14 October 2011 over allegations that he had given a close friend, lobbyist Adam Werritty, inappropriate access to the Ministry of Defence and allowed him to join official trips overseas.
For a fuller account of Fox: