He can be a bit of a bovver boy
and likes to take you on.
And no amount of posturing and tough talk about freedom having to be fought for from his bovver boy
, the Armed Forces Minister John Reid, makes it any less of a sham.
THE loudmouthed, self-obsessed Bovver Boy
who calls himself our Health Secretary proved without doubt last week that he shouldn't be in charge of a market stall, let alone the shambolic monolith that is the NHS.
I HAD hoped the result of the general election might finally see the departure of Alastair Campbell and bovver boy
Prescott but the former becomes the best friend of the BBC and the latter ends up in the House of Lords.
His cabinet colleague Norman Tebbit was also rather proud of his tough, leather-clad bovver boy
He had the leather jacket and monkey boots that were all the rage then and looked a real bovver boy
The Chingford Skinhead, the political bovver boy
who loved to boot into the underdog, never retired.
It's more than 20 year since the late comedian's shows were last on the box, but who could forget such characters as Kitchener Lampwick, Randy Mandy, Sex-starved Hettie, Bovver Boy
, The Toothy Vicar and Camp Clarence?
As EastEnders barmaid Nina, Troy was the last woman to kiss the Square's heart-throb bovver boy
, Grant Mitchell.
Remember his toothy vicar, Hettie the frustrated spinster, the camp Honky Tonk, Gaylord the bovver boy
, and Lampwick?
From bovver boy
Norman Tebbit's cricket test right back to Enoch Powell, there has been a sickening, right-wing nastiness about elements of the British Tories.
Yes, more often than not, the bovver boy
that is Sergio Porrini is the exception, not the rule.
Slaven Bilic became a bovver boy
with a kick at Christian Ziege, followed by a couple of nazi salutes to the booing German fans.
But unlike many of their fans, he wasn't a bovver boy
Yes, especially pics of me as a 14-year-old bovver boy
in the early '70s in my red Oxford Bags, yellow-and-black star jumper, tartan City Scene shirt and Doc Martens.