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Rowan Atkinson – not
another annoying luvvie

Telegraph [UK], by James Delingpole

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/30/2013 7:16:41 AM

Rowan Atkinson has been getting rave reviews for his performance in Quartermaine´s Terms.[Snip]So, when Yoko Ono and Matt Damon campaign against fracking what they´re really fighting for is higher fuel prices and less money for struggling farmers in Pennsylvania. When Atkinson´s mate Richard Curtis campaigns for CO2 reduction with his Splattergate movie what he´s really fighting for is the vilification of sceptics, more taxes, more regulation, the death of free trade and fewer jobs and a lower standard of living for future generations. When Hugh Grant--and I really like Hugh Grant, especially since I discovered I´m one of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: berthabutt, 1/30/2013 7:36:09 AM     (No. 9147907)

I so need these small nuggets of pleasure to keep from choking on the craptastic celeb/pro-athlete opinions held up as brilliance. Thanks for Mr. Bean with a Brain.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rakasha, 1/30/2013 7:57:04 AM     (No. 9147937)

For those who want a little more of a look into this ´luvvie´, make sure you click the embedded link near the end of the article - you knew that already.

A much deserved ´Thank you´ to one of our under recognized but greatly appreciated posters. I always enjoy learning that someone I like as an actor is someone that I would probably enjoy meeting in person.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scrubber, 1/30/2013 8:40:28 AM     (No. 9148030)

I give up. What´d he say?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Screwgun, 1/30/2013 8:45:31 AM     (No. 9148041)

#3: Click on "the ludicrous section of the Public Order Act outlawing "insult."" in the middle of the article.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 1/30/2013 8:55:45 AM     (No. 9148067)

Now, if he could just learn to drive ...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NYbob, 1/30/2013 10:27:36 AM     (No. 9148318)

#5, he crashed a car, but when you drive a lot of very fast, very expensive, sports cars that often happens. He is a big gearhead and has spent a lot of time and money going real fast.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/30/2013 10:33:08 AM     (No. 9148335)

I suspect the origin of a lot of the idiotic laws that came out of the Tony Blair period came via his flaming lib of a wife, Cherie. She is quite obnoxious. And being a lawyer, would know the ins and outs of how to get things started.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 1/30/2013 10:38:24 AM     (No. 9148350)

Atkinson fans will love this Telegraph story: "Mr Bean flies plane after pilot faints"

http://tinyurl.com/bes9p6e

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