January 24, 2008
Members of the British Parliament are often approached by people requesting they wear something in regards to charities, National or World Days, or whatever else to get some coverage. However, something tells me this chap will think twice next time!
An MP has very nearly talked himself into supporting today’s “Perverts Wear Purple” day – by accident.
And it could hardly have happened to a less likely politician: Ronnie Campbell, one of the most down-to-earth and decent men in the Commons.
The 64-year-old former miner and Labour Member of Parliament for Blyth Valley was approached and asked to wear something purple to support National Fetish Day. He said he would wear a purple shirt.
Unfortunately, no one had told Ronnie what the word “fetish” means.
Full story on Sky News
(Dan @ 0ddness)