Minister for Social Affairs Cliff Lawton is about to be sacked if the press is to be believed. Conniving political advisor Malcolm Tucker comes up with a solution. He must resign before he is fired and thus seem to be doing the decent thing. Cliff's replacement is Hugh Abbot, well-meaning and anxious to instigate his Snooper Force, issuing honest press releases irrespective of government directives. Policy advisors Ollie and Glenn are called in to make a compromise. Tucker is horrified and has his own response.
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[on the phone, fter the Snooper Force announcement
What the fuck was that? Was this the whole Snooper Force thing from you?
Malcolm, I've talked to the PM and this is completely kosher as far as he's concerned. He gave the go-ahead and he said, you know, bounce the Treasury.
Don't you realise, we have got 17 different issues we are fighting with the Treasury about?
I can hear that you are, as your usual, upset.
I'll tell you why I am upset. I'm upset because these fucking morons over ...
References Richard & Judy