Following the news that Gideon “man of the people” Osborne has been appointed editor of The London Evening Standard the publishers of Backstabbers Quarterly and Twatler, Cassius and Brutus Publications, are thrilled to announce the appointment of Michael Gove as Chief Editor of their newest magazine Unbelievable Bastard Monthly.

The new journal takes an in depth look at the pathology of utter bastards down the ages including Ivan the Terrible, Richard Branson, Winston Churchill, Henry Kissinger, Darth Vader, all the popes and Chris Evans.

Edition one features tips on how to sleep despite a filthy conscience by Jeremy Hunt, an article about pig bothering by David Cameron and a weekly column about being an ineffectual bastard co-authored by Ed Balls and Jeremy Corbyn.

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Quentin D Fortesqueue is a founding editor of The Rochdale Herald. Part time amateur narcissist and full time satirist Quentin is never happier than when playing his lute and drinking a full bodied Bordeaux. He rarely plays the lute and never gets to drink Bordeaux.