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Albino Pachyderm productions proudly preesent... The Millenium Dome. The Dome is probably the most singular example of what the term White Elephant signifies - an unwanted and totally unnecessary thing. The dictionary reads: white elephant n. useless possession. A White Elephant can also be a project doomed to failure (PDTF) rather than just an end product.

A classic PDTF is the TSR2 - a capable strike aircraft that cost the British taxpayer millions in development during the 1960s. Ahead of its time, all the development in the World did not save it from... wait for it... a Labour government. White Elephants and Labour administrations fit together like a surgical glove on a well-greased hand. Billions are wasted and heads do not roll. Is this sounding familiar? Every government has to pray at the temple of Gnesh Blanc it is true, but when it comes to pissing billions of Pound's worth of hard-earned taxpayer's beer tokens up the wall, nobody does it better than Labour - new or otherwise. And there you have it.