The latest bizarre career move in the increasingly implausible life of Lembit Opik is a foray into Iranian propaganda, cloaked under the veil of a ‘comedy’ news programme. At least Scrapbook think’s it’s supposed to be comedy, it’s hard to tell with Lembit. He’s taken on hosting duties on News At When, which airs on […]

Having addressed a gathering of far-right extremists in Germany, The BNP is boasting — without a shred of irony — about footage of Nick Griffin being syndicated in Iran: “Despite the ruthless censorship efforts of the BBC and Murdoch’s Sky, more and more political reality is leaking out through the Web.” “The [Ruptly news agency] covered […]

Republicans have spent the last day attacking the Obama administration after a staffer was revealed to have given paid speeches to a company which traded with Iran. They even released an attack ad on the subject — which would all be pretty embarrassing if, errr, Mitt Romney was revealed to have part-owned a company which does business with […]

In a speech to the pro-Israel AIPAC lobby group last week, Israeli prime minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu railed against those claiming Iran’s nuclear programme is benign. His reference to a “nuclear duck” led to a perhaps inevitable remix with, erm, DJ outfit Duck Sauce. “Ladies and Gentlemen, if it looks like a duck, walks like […]