Things that are not hilarious, but are actually important: A major political backer expecting that they'd get a senior role in the government if they donated £8m to the party, and then releasing embarassing university activities when they didn't get it**. What other events are being held over politicians heads? And what are people getting out of it?
*Seriously. Feel free to wrap bacon around your penis any time you like. I really don't care. Except for it being funny. It's far more offensive that he also burned £50 in-front of a homeless person to get into the Bullingdon Club.
**On which note - if David Cameron _was_ being blackmailed over this, and didn't give Lord Ashcroft a role in the cabinet despite that, then I have a fair bit of respect for that.
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