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WAWIBF... Dolly Buster

5 June 2004

With gangs of astronauts and ex-Prime Ministers battling it out with former athletes, Nobel prize winners, supermodels and porn stars, next week's European parliamentary elections are shaping up exactly like a continent-wide reality TV show. I'm A Celebrity, Let Me Taste Power.

The fact that so few ordinary Europeans really know what it is they won't be voting for in the first place doesn't seem to matter. All that does matter is that the people they won't be voting for have at some stage appeared on television. But apart from the power, the publicity and the EU perks, what is it about politics that porn stars in particular find so alluring? Take Ilona Staller, Mary Carey, the despicable Jordan, and now the unpleasantly synthetic Katerina Bochnickova, or to use her porn name, Dolly Buster.

Ms Buster claims that her experience in porn films has prepared her for the cut and thrust of life in the European Parliament, which makes you wonder what exactly she expects life as an MEP to entail. She clearly hasn't been reading the 'Euroblog' of Richard Corbett MEP. Here's a sample: 'We continue our magical mystery tour around North Yorkshire starting in York and proceeding to Ripon, Richmond, North Allerton, Thirsk, Malton and back to York.' Taking the cue from his tedious uncle Ronnie there.

But then maybe Ms Buster's been reading Glenys Kinnock's blog, which is a little more like it. This from last October: 'Still in Ypres I visited the Menin Wall and read the endless roll of names of Welsh servicemen slain in the First World War. Thoughts of my grandfather who died from having his lungs destroyed by mustard gas in the Somme sent me back to my hotel feeling a little weepy. Met up with Belgian MEPs Willy de Clercq and Pierre Jonckheer in the bar. The conversation turned to Viagra and Willy said he could show me one very good reason why I should get a stash in for Neil, so the three of us adjourned to Pierre's room. Never has my arse been banged so thoroughly as it was during the next six hours At one stage Pierre's balls were bouncing so
vigorously against my chin that I thought my eyes would fall out of their sockets.'

Yeah, alright, Glenys doesn't have a blog. It was a lie. But hopefully Dolly will, because let's face it, now more than ever, politics needs porn.

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