LibDem MP Vince Cable on the Northern Rock debacle:

Tony Blair was widely criticised for advancing £800 million for the Millennium Dome. In the last few weeks this government has provided the equivalent of 30 Millennium Domes to this bank without even the prospect of a decent pop concert at the end of it.

UKIP MEP Derek Clark on the EU's plans to question women about their sexual history:

When will politicians realise that George Orwell's 1984 was a warning, not an instruction manual?

And finally, infamous German cannibal Armin Meiwes (the one who advertised for his victim online) has converted to vegetarianism and become leader of the Green Party group in his maximum security prison. According to The Scotsman :

The group of Green supporters is made up of murderers, paedophiles and drug-dealers and now has a convicted cannibal as its leader.

I've always said environmentalists were an odd bunch...