Monday, March 03, 2008

Quote of the Day 3.3.2008: Paul Flynn Libels Hollywood Actor

Rene Auberjonois as Odo (not to be confused with an Orange Goblin called Peter "Pain In The" Hain)
"Sir, Is the Paul Flynn, MP for Newport, who so fulsomely congratulated Peter Hain on his "eighth successive year of distinguished service as Sec. of State for Wales" the same Paul Flynn, MP for Newport, who in his 1999 book, Dragons Led By Poodles, described him as having "been compared with Odo, Star Trek's shape-shifter who liquefies at the end of each day and sleeps in a bucket then later emerges in any shape he wishes"? Apparently Hain had "the capacity of being on all sides - simultaneously". Somewhat mysteriously Flynn referred to him at that time as having succeeded to the Welsh Office "without a shudder of guilt". Not how he left it, eh!" - John Newsinger, Private Eye #1204
Perhaps the actor who so skillfully portrays the Odo character, René Auberjonois should consider suing Citizen Flynn for libel?

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