By Jerry Hayes
A few humans input politics simply because they need to make the area a greater position. Then there are people with welldeserved inferiority complexes who wish prestige, energy and place. Few think me, yet I entered the home of Commons only by way of accident.' excessive advantage in excessive workplace? no longer an opportunity, says Jerry Hayes. No staid autobiography or dry political memoir, An unforeseen MP takes you on a raucous and salacious romp via Westminster, the media and public existence. during this no-holds-barred exposé, Jerry Hayes indicates precisely why humans have been so stunned whilst he grew to become an MP - from the obligation policeman who advised him to bugger off whilst he rolled up on his first day, to the Iron woman herself, who appeared with a steely eye on his pleased chutzpah. And, because the ideal antidote to the holier-than-thou, whiter-than-white methods of the present crop of politicos, the shameless - and shamelessly exciting - Hayes makes a super travel consultant to the unusual nation that's Parliament, taking gleeful swipes at left and correct alike. jam-packed with tall stories of unspeakable debauchery on a tsunami of alcohol, An unforeseen MP is a thundering account of the offbeat lunacy of Westminster and Fleet highway.
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Hogue asked. ” Walraven paused, and then regained his bearings. “You told me on January 4 you’re building a house. ” he asked. “I remember passing your lie detector test,” Hogue said, referring to a test to which he had voluntarily submitted to in Telluride before he left town. ” Walraven made his annoyance clear. The test showed that Hogue always told the truth, he said angrily, even on the control questions that he was supposed to lie about, like the color of the wall in front of him. ” he asked Hogue.