Revenge – A Dish Best Left to go Mouldy at the Back of the Fridge

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I was hoping to write about revenge without once mentioning that it’s a “dish best served cold”. But I can see it’s not going to happen.

Is it really true that it’s a dish best served cold, though? Personally, I have my doubts. Whenever I think of cold food I automatically think of nasty food: pallid, antibiotic-dosed, farmed salmon which your hosts want you to pretend is a treat but which you know is about the cheapest, most revolting protein available; leftovers curling yellow in the fridge; chunky squares of tortilla which might be OK, except you don’t know how long they’ve been there and how many flies have landed on them.

Which brings us to Hazel Blears. Blears has just enjoyed a cold dish of revenge – or maybe a lukewarm dish, because it wasn’t all that long from planning to execution – against her betrayer Gordon Brown. Brown had made the grave mistake of… (to read more, click here)