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Fox not Trusted with Chicken

The EU gave Liam a kickin/ About chlorination of chicken/ Which Brussels forbids/ But Fox reckons kids/ Will find chlorine sauce finger-lickin./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/25/brussels-attacks-liam-foxs-ignorant-remarks-chlorinated-chicken-eu-trade-deal-us The EU gave Liam a kickinAbout chlorination of chickenWhich Brussels forbidsBut Fox reckons kidsWill find chlorine sauce … Continue reading

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The Killer in Manila

Old Liam Fox went to Manila/ And talked to a self-confessed killer/ Of values we share/ Though some may compare/ Duterte’s with those of Attila./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/liam-fox-meets-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte Old Liam Fox went to ManilaAnd talked to a self-confessed killerOf values we shareThough … Continue reading

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Jam Tomorrow

The UK department of trade/ Says Britain must not be afraid/ No need to get nervous/ Our jam will preserve us/ You can’t beat Seville marmalade./// Stay calm, Brexit-worriers: Liam Fox has a plan to sell ‘innovative British jams and … Continue reading

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Quick Brown Fox Jumps on Lazy Dogs

The UK’s top trade diplomat/ Finds Britons too lazy and fat/ To work for prosperity/ (Except Adam Werritty/ With whom Liam once shared a flat.)/// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/sep/10/business-leaders-politicians-attack-fox-over-lazy-accusations The UK's top trade diplomatFinds Britons too lazy and fatTo work for prosperity(Except Adam … Continue reading

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Fox in Stocks

Now that top civil servant Sir Gus/Has done looking into the fuss/About Liam Fox/I say bring back the stocks/And let him be pelted by us. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/oct/18/liam-fox-damning-verdict-failure-judgment

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Fox Hole

Cut the telephone, stop all the clocks/The Cabinet’s lost Liam Fox/But as Tories mourn/One’ll be less forlorn/For whom opportunity knocks. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15300751 (With apologies to W.H. Auden)

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For Fox Sake

Pseudo Fox aide Adam Werritty/Acted the part with dexterity/ But it takes cash to fly/Every month to Dubai/So who was behind his prosperity? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2048963/Liam-Fox-quit-Adam-Werritty-admit-Tories.html  

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Fox in Stocks

A Defence Secretary named Liam/Was told to explain to the PM/Why a businessman chum/Just happens to come/Whenever someone goes to see ‘im. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/8815864/Liam-Fox-I-have-nothing-to-hide-over-links-with-aide.html   Couldn’t resist another go at this one… the story’s not going away anyway. PM for Liam’s … Continue reading

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Foxy Foxy

Liam Fox, Minister of Defence/Globetrots at taxpayers’ expense/But journos’ temerity/In asking why Werrity/Goes with him is making him tense. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/oct/06/liam-fox-adam-werrity-sri-lankan?newsfeed=true

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