Which Is More Impressive: Owen Paterson Or A Badger? 10/10/2013 13:23 684 Andrea Mann Writer of sentences like this one. Also, occasionally, longer ones. But not this time. Read our 12 fun facts and then vote in our poll! 1 There is only one Owen Paterson. PA 2 There are 11 species of badger. 3 Owen Paterson ran as a Conservative Party candidate in the 1992 General Election but failed to win a seat. PA 4 A badger can run at speeds of up to 19mph. PA 5 Owen Paterson publicly opposed the same-sex marriage bill. PA 6 A badger has never publicly opposed same-sex marriage. 7 Owen Paterson has read books. PA 8 A badger has been a character in books by Roald Dahl, Kenneth Grahame and Beatrix Potter. 9 Owen Paterson's wealth is estimated at £1.5m. PA 10 A badger has no need for money. PA 11 Owen Paterson can ride horses. PA 12 A badger can move goalposts. So tell us... Also on HuffPost: Google Autocomplete: Politicians Google Autocomplete: Politicians 1 of 21 Share this slide: More: Pics & Giggles UK Comedy News Badger Cull OWEN PATERSON Badgers Suggested For You by Gravity FOLLOW UK COMEDY facebook twitter Suggest a correction GET THE NEWSLETTER Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. CONVERSATIONS FOLLOW HUFFPOST HuffPost UK UK Comedy HuffPost UK UK Comedy HuffingtonPostUK Available on the App Store Android App on Google Play Get it at Blackberry App World HUFFPOST NEWSLETTERS Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn More.