Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Slowly…

Basher Davis’ ModernConservatives.Com website has now changed colour to blue. How exciting!

Anthony Wells Goes Corporate

The ever excellent Anthony Wells is now integrated into the YouGov Plc borg. Nice revamp, update your links… www.ukpollingreport.co.uk

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

From the Tory website:
The Constitutional College of the Conservative Party has, in a postal ballot, voted for the proposal to change the rules for electing the Party Leader, but by an insufficient majority to effect the change.

Party Chairman, Francis Maude, said, “both MPs and the voluntary party have… decided to stick with the old system. It’s been a worthwhile debate and we’ll now get on with electing a new leader.”

Number in favour of the proposal: 611 (61.0%)
Number against the proposal: 389 (38.9%)
Number of MPs in favour of the proposal: 132 (71.4%)
Number of MPs against the proposal: 53 (28.6%)
Number of volunteers in favour of the proposal: 446 (58.4%)
Number of volunteers against the proposal: 317 (41.5%)
Number of Peers and MEPs in favour of the proposal: 33 (63.5%)
Number of Peers and MEPs against the proposal: 19 (36.5%)

Let Guido do an Anthony Wells style analysis (he uses computers, I’m using whiskey) – 71% of MPs think the activists are too stupid to be given a vote and 58% of the activists agree.

"Four More Years"

Last time I heard that chant it was at Bush’s pre-election Republican Party rally, but careful lip-readers will have noticed Cherie mouthing it on the platform during the applause for Tony. A Neo-con chant is not what I expect from our mantra-mad First Lady. Where’s Carole?

Monday, September 26, 2005

Blunkett and the Young Blonde – No Denial

How does he do it? Theories:-
  • Hung like a donkey?
  • Good in dark bedrooms?
  • Sensual fingers from sliding them along braille means he can tip a girl over the top digitally?
  • Some girls like weirdie beardies?
  • He lies his way into their affections?

More ideas in the comments please.

[Hattersly joins the "Blunkett is a liar" chorus.]

From the Comments:
Lagwolf said…
“With Blunkett you know he is not leering at other women.”

Chris said…
“they like his dog?”

Toque said…
“Free rail travel.”

Sunday, September 25, 2005

"Bollocks to Blair" is Illegal

Horse & Hound has this article in it. Police arrested a 20-year-old girl gamekeeper for wearing a “Bollocks to Blair” T-shirt at a game fair last weekend.

Saturday, September 24, 2005

George in Washington

Gorgeous is enjoying his new celebrity status as the darling of the U.S. left and his tour will culminate with his return to Washington for the big anti-War demo today with his new friend, Jane Fonda.

But his previous visit to Washington may come back to haunt him, the American Speccie (not to be confused with our own Sextator) reckons he lied on oath to that Senate Committee. Guido is shocked, not.

Hat tip : Theo Spark

Update: Hanoi Jane was a no show. She made some feeble excuse, but the real reason is thought to be that she has been tipped off about George.

Friday, September 23, 2005

Modern Conservatives Coming Soon…

Nick Herbert’s ModernConservatives.com website is revving up for Basher Davis again. Not a lot going on as yet and the font it uses is “Goudy Old Style” - very, errr, modern.

Shock : Politician in Honest Reply Sensation

The Boy Miliband has shocked the whole of Westminster by admitting to a 180 degree U-turn in policy. “We were wrong and it would endanger votes at the next election” he admits. The last bit, although true, Guido made up. Still he is being half honest, which is a 50% improvement on most politicians.

Thursday, September 22, 2005

David Canzini CCHQ

David Canzini leaves CCHQ tomorrow (to marry Vanessa apparently). He was responsible for the Tory campaign in marginal seats. An admirer of Machiavelli, he failed to emulate his hero successfully, but he claims to have pioneered the Machiavellian use of those annoying push-polling telephone techniques – “Would you vote Labour if they changed their policy from eating babies to only eating toddlers?” Ah well, smile and dial…

Seen Elsewhere

Labour’s Plan to Attack Part-Time Boris | Standard
Ex-Sun Hack Cleared After 582 Days on Bail | MediaGuido
11 Times Boris Denied He Would Stand for Parliament | Buzzfeed
Attacking UKIP’s Posters is Counter-Productive | Guardian
Sarkozy Tried it on With Hollande’s Ex | Times
Another Spare Room Subsidy Cut Success | Harry Phibbs
Rich Now Have Less Leisure Than Poor | Economist
UKIP’s Immigration Policy Promotes Migrant Entrepreneurs | Breitbart
Another Feminist Lecture | Laura Perrins
UKIP Posters Bad Economics But Good Politics | James Delingpole
Tories Losing to UKIP in Scotland | ConHome


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A confused Nick Griffin says Nigel Farage is a shill for the City, forgetting that City banks want to stay in the EU:

“Farage is a snake oil salesman, but a very good one. His supposed anti-immigration stance is all smoke and mirrors, as is his carefully cultivated image as a ‘man of the people’. The truth is that UKIP is a pro-immigration party that exists to lobby for the interests of the City of London.”



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It’s money innit.


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