That biting Daniel Hannan speech which was YouTubed all over creation had quite an impact on UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Hannan writes on his blog,
According to Craig Murray, our former Ambassador to Uzbekistan, the PM was so angry that he asked whether the rules of the European Parliament could be changed to prevent such speeches being made again.
Lovely. Can't have any of that actual criticism, especially not where the marks can hear it. Hannan says he's also been targeted in a smear campaign run by, among others, employees of the government-funded BBC.
Over to you, Andrew Klavan...