18/07/2008

Holy Smoke

Some might think its irrelevant gossip.

Rhodri Glyn Thomas was kicked out of a pub for lighting a cigarette (or possibly a cigar) on Wednesday night

The No Smoking in Pubs rule was made by the Assembly.

It is a law that I support, but one which, we all know, has pissed off a number of Welsh people who enjoyed a fag with a pint. The fact that a senior member of one of the parties that strongly supported the law should have been caught ignoring it is an embarrassment, not a joke.

Rhodri Glyn has been the minister who has ditched the Plaid promise for a Welsh Language newspaper, reneged on the promise for a Federal Welsh Medium Collage, failed to get a Welsh Language LCO before the Assembly, embarrassed himself by announcing the wrong winner in a book prize and has now added to his gaffs by smoking in a pub after voting to ban smoking in pubs.

The man is an imbecile and an embarrassment. Time for a Plaid reshuffle - the man has to go!
UPDATE:
Wales Online now has the story in more detail and with a reaction from Nick Bourne


Cymraeg

8 comments:

  1. Nothing like a good over reaction and a bit of fact ignoring to make a good story! Bafoon!

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  2. he was probably pissed again

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  3. It was Wednesday and a cigar.

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  4. http://www.rhodriglynthomas.org/speeches/smoking.shtml

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  5. What a fantastic blog! I did not know Rhodri smoked being a christian minister, there you go..
    I've recently been sent by Rhodri's press officer a photo of Rhodri in jeans attending a ministerial opening. He made a great speech at the arts council conference, see youtube, kitenewspaper (tap in)

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  6. it's the top story on red dragon radio in cardiff now...

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  7. looks like is is being sacked Alwyn or having a bit of a hand smacking - IWJ is meeting with him and they have both pulled out of teh do on anglesey opening Kyffin's galleri

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  8. little red rooster18/07/2008 23:02

    Disappeared in a puff of smoke, so to speak.

    Didn't rate Rhodri Glyn - there may be a decent replacement to come out of all this.

    But I don't know why you sound so pleased with yourself (and learn to spell college FFS)

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