April 12th, 2009

Maguire Missed the Scoop Under His Nose

Guido’s Westminster Arms drinking buddy, Kevin Maguire, is kind enough to shower praise on “an old-fashioned scoop for the newish media. So hat’s off to my old mate Guided Fawkes. And I admire his ability to spin himself as well as his story.”

Guided?  Only one of us has been guided by Damian McBride’s spin.  Funny thing is, Maguire could have had the front page scoop himself.  After all – despite today’s disingenuous spin from Liam Byrne* that this was a private matter between only Damian and Derek – Maguire was very much in the know.  He could have had the scoop about “Red Rag” himself, months ago.  Guido has been calling Maguire all evening to ask him why he didn’t run the scoop himself, or why didn’t he advise his mate Damian against the whole idea?  What a scoop Kevin could have there, eh?

Strangely Kev isn’t taking calls from Guido or any of his Lobby friends.  When Guido texted our Kev a few questions, someone else called back claiming that he had a missed call from Guido.  James Lyons, Kevin’s Mirror mate was the caller.  Odd.

Still, no doubt some of Kevin’s fellow Lobby journalists, ruthless investigators that they are, will get the facts from Maguire. When did he know?  What did he know? Isn’t that what proper journalists are supposed to ask?

*Liam Byrne is not very polite is he?  We already know he is a shit to work for, however when Guido said a cheery “hello Liam” to him in the Sky studio yesterday he just stood there and stared at yours truly, silently, (a bit weirdly to be honest).  Maybe his morning soup was cold.


  1. 1

    Maguire’s a cocksucking Hoon.

    • 57
      Finallyseenthelight says:

      Toenails can swallow more. Fucking Hoon.

    • 102


      Check your stats

      There are but 646 of them.

      Let us know when you are ready. Because we are

      • 123
        Damien McBroon says:

        Give it a rest OH. You are a grown man for fucks sake yet you mince around like a pubescent girl with your stupid revolution daydreams.

        Pathetic Hunt. No wonder you are a laughing stock of the grumpy Hunt forums.

      • 170
        45iq is a Hoon says:

        Old Borehoon – sums up the boring old hoon nicely. Isn’t it time for you to go for another of your wan^Hlks, now that the Met have ho(o)ned their service to a fine degree?

      • 182
        Anonymous says:

        What are you going to do ? shoot them all with your air rifle ?

        Please, for the love of god, GROW UP

        You are the libertarian version of Derek Draper

    • 172
      Sir Thomas Crapper says:

      I shit on toilets

      • 175
        Anonymous says:

        Well, it’s the only way really.

      • 220
        Cassandra King says:

        Funny how these new posters come up from time to time, dish the critisisms then dissapear like magic, funny that eh?
        Old Holborn has come out with some of the best posts on this forum and he has been contributing for a while under the same tag IMHO, just saaayin is all, no need to reply.

    • 186
      Anonymous says:

      Magoon is getting the kicking of a lifetime bloggers hate him like poison


      • 249
        Anon says:

        Just been there & posted a comment I don’t think he’ll enjoy – called him a ‘gofer’ while I think he likes to imagine he’s one of the ‘inner circle’.

    • 244
      Lord of the Flies says:

      Yes, but your blog is still sthite

    • 254
      Anon says:

      Toilets now has 233 comments – he must be ecstatic. Unfortunately about 96% of them are telling him he’s a complete hoon – even Labour supporters, many of whom are now ex-Labour supporters. That windowlicker DES is over there, making inane remarks under the name ‘Torynettcatcher’ – he was recognised because of his terrible spelling & the incomprehensability of his comments. With supporters like him, Labour doesn’t need the Torys to oppose them – he’s better at destroying their chances than Torys, Limp Dem, BNP & any other party you can think of.

  2. 2

    I don’t think we can rely on mainstream journalists any more. The future belongs to the bloggers!

    • 61
      Lord of the Flies says:

      Britain is in terminal decline

      the spite un leashed by Drapers and the Guidos will hasten the creation of the most horrible, spiteful, grim miserable country the earth has ever seen.

      Good look to you all.

      (I am againts labour, tory, libdems and faux liberatarians of all stripe)

      • 66
        Kidney Bingoes says:

        As well as against good spelling it would seem.

      • 70
        English Liberation Front says:

        Not to worry, old cock, New Labour have already cornered the market in making this “the most horrible, spiteful, grim miserable country the earth has ever seen”. They’ve had a 12 year head start.

  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    Guido-I salute you sir!

    This utterly detestable lot are falling apart at the seams as we speak-its speaks volumes for how this once great land has fallen in that 30% will STILL vote for the cretins!

    keep up the excellent work!

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    Toilets Maguire is currently getting ripped a new arsehole by the posters on his Mirror blog:


    • 85
      English Liberation Front says:

      Like the other Labour mouthpieces he is so pleased with himself. No humility, no shame. In sharp contrast to the faux sanctimony which they pump out when anyone else does something wrong. Truly the party of “Don’t do as we do, do as we say”.

      The Thais have the right idea when it comes to crap governments.

    • 216
      Agent 99 says:

      “Steve F said:
      Whatever the complaint in question, let’s hope it’s not the one that you’ve been suffering from for the past 3 years, Kevin. Having his head wedged inextricably up his own arse.
      April 12, 2009 1:44 PM ”

      The comments like the above to Toilets are a must read. I never ever thought I would see such things like that in the DMirror.

      • 256
        Notts Al says:

        It’s very encouraging. Almost all lucid and to the point- well expressed, in English. Obviously a concerted attack by Guido’s followers?

        Against a tide of disgust, only 1 apologist. Silence speaks volumes

  5. 5
  6. 6

    49 Comments and counting on McGuire’s blog.

    And none of them are in his favour.

    I wonder if he’ll take a hint when it hits 100?

    I see that one commenter managed to get away with calling him a Hoon. I wonder if he has any idea what that means?

    • 99
      Guido Da Man says:

      Maguire should be thanking you Guido, it’s the only time he’s ever had any comments to one of his posts. It’s the only time anyone has ever read ‘Maguire and friends’. Ha what a Hoon.

    • 250
      Anon says:

      198 comments and counting on Toilet’s blog now. Very, very few supporting him.

  7. 7
    Anonymous says:

    One does not like to make sweeping generalisations but in my experience the name Liam is usually indicative that the owner of said moniker is more than a bit of a hoon.

  8. 8
    Anonymous says:

    What purpose do “journalists” like Maguire serve? Shouldn’t people like this really be on the payroll of New Labour? What insights could Mirror readers hope to gain from Maguire? If it had been left to “journalists” would this story have ever emerged? Are they paid just to be chummy with politicians and gratefully accept any crumbs that are thrown to them?

    PS.Try not to be too distressed at being blanked by Liam Byrne

    • 13
      Anonymous says:

      Perhaps he was suffering from temporary amnesia and couldn’t remember who on earth you were. Or maybe he’d just forgotten his contact lenses.

      • 251
        Anon says:

        Personally, I think you should consider it an honour to be blanked by him. Would you really want to be claimed as a friend, or even an acquaintance of his? With those glasses(when he wears them) & the bald head he looks like a re-incarnation of Himmler.

    • 32
      Peter Grimes says:

      Would you really have wanted a conversation with the obnoxious arsehole Byrne anyway, Guido?

    • 46
      Anonymous says:

      the labour twats like Maguire serve the same purpose as the Tory twats in the Murdoch empire – all together…
      Waltzing with Rupert
      Waltzing with Rupert
      They go a waltzing with Rupert for pay
      And they spin
      And they lie
      And they write exactly what they’re told
      They go a waltzing with Rupert for pay

    • 231
      Peter says:

      *Liam Byrne is not very polite is he? .. he just stood there and stared at yours truly, silently, (a bit weirdly to be honest).

      Probably still hanging in a feedback loop after Charlie Stayt went off the narrative and asked awkward questions. From Aunty???! Several seconds of dead air as the system crashed and the brain could not engage the mouth. Which is how it was faded out. I do hope there is a YouTube share soon.

    • 239
      talwin says:

      Probably just trying to fix in his mind the spin he was about to promulgate. Not so easy to do and needs total concentration when it’s all bollocks. But, in the event, to no avail: wasn’t he just shite?

  9. 9
    sean says:

    Whats the profits like at the mirror these days?

    • 221
      Air Nokia One says:

      dire probably. One poster over at Toilets blog said his newsagent did not even stock it.
      Round here The only papers thats hardly sells is the Mirror and guardian. Those very few that actually do buy the mirror so as to avoid embarrassment at the checkout in front of litle old ladies tend to hide the paper inside other magazines like Razzle or Penthouse.

  10. 10
    Anonymous says:

    Hat’s off!!??

    Bring back Lynne Truss all is forgiven.

  11. 11
    Lance Corporal Jock McJock VD S.C.A.R.S says:

    Guido, sorry old boy, I’m being a bit thick here but are you saying McGuire was cc’d on the e-mails?

    By the way, thank you for a great weekends’ entertainment.

    • 15
      Anonymous says:

      Surely it was Andrew Porter?

      • 19
        Anonymous says:

        Maguire was apparently in on the smear conspiracy as was Whelan. It’ll all come out in the wash…….later this week!

    • 29
      Ruth Kelly's plaything says:

      ‘…a great weekend’s entertainment’???

      Yes, it’s been amusing, watching these swine squirm. I’m sure you’d agree that there’s rather more to it than that. My hope is that some enterprising journo (Guido?) will pursue this with a vigour that will make Woodward and Bernstein look lackadaisical.

      The prizes to be had are just as great as theirs. They brought down Nixon; this could bring down Brown. All that they did was to discover and publish the truth – far from easy, but POSSIBLE.

      Watson is next, then Brown. Fish stinks from the head and, at the head, Brown stinks worst of all. He is the sole common factor in all the filth we have seen for the last two years.

      If you need foot-soldiers to comb records or anything, I’m sure you’d get volunteers, myself among them. Happy to be pre-checked for any NuLab trollery inclinations, too!

      Get him!

      • 64
        Lance Corporal Jock McJock VD S.C.A.R.S says:

        Absolutely RKP.

        I am simply basking in the schadenfraude, the total pleasure of knowing that those bastards that have so totally defiled this (once) great country are being hoist by their own petard.

        I have long been a fan of Richard Littlejohn who, IMHO, has had the measure of these arseholes for years. Unfortunately he has never had either the ammunition or the inclination to go after them like Guido has.

        I too am willing to help wherever possible, you have my e-mail Guido.

      • 183
        George Bowling says:

        It’s been so good, but I’m coming up for air now!

  12. 12

    The mainstream are currently far too cosy with the government. Unless they start doing some real investigative journalism soon they might find their markets shrinking even further.

    As for Byrne looking wierdly at you; the peasantry aren’t supposed to be openly critical of their ‘masters’ are they? (Snigger) Keep up the good work.

  13. 14
    Acromac says:

    Where does all this leave that other malign influence – Charles Whelan?

  14. 16
    Anonymous says:

    There’s more! Where does it end?????? Shaky mobile phone footage of Brown telling McBride to “fuck Cameron”?

  15. 17
    Gaz says:

    11. It must be pretty satisfying to have set the agenda of every national radio station, tv station, newspaper and politically interested Blog in the UK.

    A star.

    • 127
      Grumpy Old Man says:

      Guido. a priceless scoop. Absolutely bloody marvellous. not only have you defenestrated 2 of the most repulsive characters in a repulsive Gov’t, but you outed Andrew Porter as a Brownian arse-licker and gave a focal point for thousands of disenchanted DT readers.
      Now my son, remember that too much gloating will make you hubristic. Alistair and Mandelbum are even now turning their baleful gaze upon you and plotting your downfall before the next election. Go with God, as I expect you will need all the help you can get.

  16. 18
    Ctesibius says:


    You are a TOTAL HERO

  17. 20
    V says:

    Sold his old mobile to JL *snigger*

  18. 21
    Mick says:

    Looking forward to how many times the Liebore party say ‘Juvenile’ for the next few of weeks. It might be a replacement for the normal ‘hard working families’.

    Pity they can’t say ‘Slimey-underhand-Mandelson-like’ instead.

  19. 22
    Lance Corporal Jock McJock VD S.C.A.R.S says:

    That was my original guess Anon. But thinking about it, considering the defamatory nature of the e-mails, the mirror would be the perfect outlet?

  20. 23
    limey says:

    Thanks, the comments on Maguire’s blog have given me a right good laugh.

    So, to paraphrase, ‘no-one cares about thus in the North East’. Bollocks. I work in the North East and the general feeling in my workplace is that this present administration are a bunch of low life scumbags.

  21. 24
    Liam's coffee boy says:

    Do you mind, Liam was a right bastard this morning. It is Sunday and he hates to be disturbed on Sundays.

  22. 25
    Anonymous says:

    Maguire is desperate for the job of Brown’s chief spinner but he’ll lucky not to be sacked from the Mirror from what I gather. Then he can move back to Geordieland from his sumptuous pad in true-blue Richmond, Surrey, and spend all day chatting to the other doleites in the Steamboat in South Shields.

  23. 26
    Gordon Gordon Brown says:

    Now that he’s gone it is time to drag up his previous indiscretions. Like the time he drunkenly lost it at a Treasury pub quiz, let loose a volley of abuse at another official in front of a big crowd of people, and was forced by Gordon Brown to make a grovelling apology the next day:


  24. 27
    Anonymous says:

    There’s something really weird about Liam Byrne. Something very creepy. My wife and her sister say he makes their flesh crawl whenever he appears on the telly.

    • 40
      Anonymous says:

      Surely not with anticipation?

    • 65
      Eddie says:

      Yes – he reminds me of Kinnock!

    • 80
      eagerbeaver says:

      All of Brown’s lot have that effect – I can’t watch Balls, Cooper, Harman, Byrne, Nick Brown et al without my flesh crawling and feeling the urge to punch their fucking lights out.

      Hopefully a large proportion of the electorate feels the same.

      • 82
        eagerbeaver says:

        How could I forget Jackie 5 Bellies

        Apologies for that appalling omission

      • 137
        R.McGeddon says:

        Not forgetting MucNulty; why is it that so many of Gormless Gordon’s lickspittles have ‘Muc’ in their names ??
        MucBride,MucGuire,MucNulty,MucFadden,MucRakers ??

        Is this a trend ?

      • 140
        R.McGeddon says:

        Crikey ! I nearly forgot Gordon’s role model – MucGabe.

  25. 28
    limey says:

    For further fun, you might want to head over to the ‘Tomorrow’s Front Pages’ section on the Sky News website and have a swatch at tomorrow’s Guardian headline.

    Given that they managed to avoid reporting this story at all in Saturday’s edition, they appear to have gone to full on ‘shiteing themselves’ alert.

  26. 30
    sean says:

    whats the saying about the bulls looking down at the cows in the field below?

    Son Bull “lets charge down and have one of those lovely cows”

    Daddy Bull “lets walk down and have them all”

  27. 31
    Dick the Prick says:

    Dissed by Liam Byrne eh? Did you quake or shake boogie style? Seriously Tiger v Mickleson on telly at mo

  28. 33
    Fony Blair says:

    Thanks for a fantastic Easter w/e Guido!

    I’d quite like to see Draper suffer a little bit more though….I’m sure there will be a few more insiders willing to spill a few more beans in the days ahead.

    My prediction is he will go off to study at some far flung US university…..although probably not Berkley!

  29. 34
    Anonymous says:

    Stop teasing us Guido and give us a hint as to when you will be releasing the next tranche of these vile emails. Will Tom Watson be the next domino to fall or are you going straight for Brown himself?

  30. 35
    Anonymous says:

    let maguire be implicated in this, the man is a Champagne swigging, hoon of a socialist

    • 223
      Chief Ratfucker says:

      If he had the knowledge and as is inferred sat on the emails for more than a day or two (suitable time allowing corrobaration and cross checking) then he is as bad as they are and implicated by either condoning what was going on and by his slience aiding and abetting or helping to cover up the activity when as a journalist he should have exposed it.
      Either way he’s fucked big style and I would not be surprised if his editors may also want a chat with him as will certain opposition Lawyers particularly after his last blog piece.

  31. 36
    Anonymous says:

    I’m entertained by the statements that the “original” fault was either (a) writing the ideas down or (b) thinking this stuff would work. Call me (very) naive here, but isn’t the original error a distinct lack of behavioural decency?

    Anyone with even just an ounce of decency in their corpus would never even have conceived the idea under discussion – it would have never BECOME a discussion because it’s not something you do. I would applaud a politician who could actually bring back a measure of decency, but I guess those either never make it to the top or they stay far away from politics in the first place..

    • 98
      eagerbeaver says:

      Exactly – the Brownies are really bad for this kind of thing but there a plenty of other bottom feeder lurking around on all sides of the political spectrum. It’s why the electorate basically regards politicians and their hangers-on in the same way they regard dogshit on the bottom of thier shoe.

    • 242
      Old Nick Heavenly says:

      They stay away from politics in the first place!

  32. 37
    Lurking Spider says:

    I was just contemplating the difference in comments here to MacGuires odious piece in the Mirror. If his editors had any spine he’s be collecting his p45 for some of his “wonderings”

    sooner, he, and Byrne et al FOAD the better…

    • 109
      Socialism killed 100m in 20C, Capitalism destroys poverty says:

      Exactly – the comments on the Macguire site are utterly visceral!, only one person was in support – and she got hammered.

      I do think that the likelihood of Zanulabour becoming the perennial third party has somewhat increased over this affair – good.

      June 2010 – not long now…

    • 122
      John Ward says:

      That’s the Mirror for you. It has been that way for decades. It depends on the Maguires of this world, just as the Guardian depends on Toynbee (among other examples).

      Of course, the Mirror in particular is so rapid that its circulation figures have plummeted over the years and are (I beleieve) currently at an all-time low. Still, I’m sure the Mirror staff keep each other amused, even if they are members of an already tiny and ever-diminishing club…

  33. 38
    Anonymous says:

    Will Tom Watson be the next domino to fall or are you going straight for Brown himself?”

    Please please pleaze go for Mr Bean himself!

    The last time I felt so elated was when I heard of the Fuhrers suicide in his bunker in Berlin!!

  34. 39
    Anonymous says:

    Why is that odious creep Liam Byrne so keen to talk down the issue of this Labour smear conspiracy?

    Is it because he just happens to be the unlucky govt stooge on duty this weekend or does he have some personal involvement in this sordid affair?

    • 241
      steve lloyd. says:

      Its because Nu Labs flak jacket of choice, the odius Mcnulty, yet another MUC, where will end, has had to keep his head out of the crosshairs since it was revealed he was claiming his parents house was his main residence. The fact that Byrne is now the mouthpiece of choice, shows what a spineless twat he really is, as all the usual suspects have simply refused to put their heads above the parapet.

  35. 41
    Ctesibius says:

    I rather liked this comment on ‘Toilets’ Maguire’s cesspit: ‘You are pathetic McGuire – for f*ck’s skae, can’t you ever stop holding the candle for this scumbag government led by the flatulent scumbag haggis-f*cker in chief himself. Get a life you low life scum.

    • 150
      45govt says:

      Or this..

      “Maguire is an idiot said:

      My word you ought to be thanking Guido, no-one knew this blog existed before today”.

  36. 42
    Anonymous says:

    ITV news just now placing Tom Watson and Charlie Whelan firmly in the frame for this smear campaign.

    • 224
      Anonymous says:

      don’t forget the dark lord. Nothing happens in the spin arena without his knowledge.

  37. 43
    David says:

    What a great weekend. I am singing the Internationale, in an ironic way. Onward to victory, Comrade Guido.

  38. 44
    elguapo says:

    If I didn’t know any better, I would have said you where enjoying this.

  39. 45
    Anonymous says:

    Its ok, the BBC says this is all just an “irony” and “its quite clear that Gordon Brown didn’t know about these emails” because he’s a nice man with no personality disorders what so ever. Well that settles it, we can go to bed now knowing the BBC says its alright

    • 111
      Socialism killed 100m in 20C, Capitalism destroys poverty says:

      The BBC know they are going to get f*cked when the Conservatives get back in, so they’re going to go into overdrive over the next year and a bit.

      June 2010 – not long now…

  40. 47
    Derek Draper says:

    your biggest mistake was not to piss into a toilet and leave the sound on his answerphone, the perverted

  41. 48
    Derek Draper says:

    Hoon would have called straight back

  42. 49
    mutley says:

    “Morning soup”? who has soup for breakfast?

  43. 50
    Trebor Ebagum says:

    If you find a dead horses head in your bed, you might now have a good idea who put it there.

  44. 51
    What me? Impartial? Nick Robinson says:

    Maguire is fun to listen to to be fair, all that pent up anger and resentment makes him good value to smirk at.

    Things are looking up though fellows!
    The collective punishment which this ghastly, wretched bunch of hate filled, lying Scotch mentals, and northern gobshytes has imposed on the productive/self reliant element of society only has a year left of it’s corrosive course to run.

    Constructing a client state of bone-idle benefits scum and local council paper shufflers was, in theory a good idea to hold on to power.

    Unfortunately they overlooked the fact these bums wont be arsed to slip on a vest, some traccy bottoms and slippers come election day, to get to the polling booth.
    Obviously a considerable number of postal votes will be filled in fraudulently but these ZanuLabour scum also know the Police cant be relied upon to turn a blind eye anymore, at least not in the MET.

  45. 52
    Admiral Gnome says:

    It used to be called the blogosphere. Now it’s called the GUIDOSPHERE !!

  46. 53
    Anonymous says:

    Kevin ….. McGuire? Is he another Ponzi specialist from HaggishLand?

    Ship the McScottish back to HaggisLand, all of them!

    Rebuild Hadrian’s Wall forthwith!

    Let ‘em torment their own up there. They have a country, a Parliament of their own, courtesy of massive funding from the English taxpayer.

    No bread? No bread?

    Let them eat McBroon’s kilt!

    • 195
      Non-Sassenach says:

      Ach, bloody English at it again!

      Cameron is really a Scot and don’t you forget it sunshine. We will continue to control the country no matter what happens!

      And if he has any sense he will end devolution, reunite the UK and protect the Union. Heck, the the last 3 PMs would have been Scots, the Royals have been more Scottish than English since James I and North Sea Oil and Gas is ours to: it’s time all Scots should recognise that we control the English and not visa versa.

      Plus! We will make Scottish Solider by Andy Stewart the national anthem.

      “Because those green hills are not Highland Hills, or the Island Hills….” Sing up everyone and give in to your new masters!

  47. 54
    Jacqui five bellies says:

    Maguire is a big nosed geordie twat. I hope Newcastle get relegated just to piss him off. After all that’s what will be happening to Liebour next year Kev baby.

  48. 55
    Martin Day says:

    Gordon Brown has denied involvement in the manufacture of smear stories or even knowledge of it. You can easily doubt this is really true as he works directly with the people involved and indeed even spun in the Sun newspaper, a picture of the workplace in the last year of him getting on with the job!

    Here is why you might think Brown was involved.

    If you think about it the press has had a lot of articles building up Sarah Brown recently, starting to Twitter in time for the next election, the hiring of clothes, Sarah Brown being part of the Brown campaign at the next election and much talk about her taking stands at summits in reference to foods she declined in a blatant pitch for certain types of voters.

    What “better” for such a campaign than to smear the wives of your opponents! Brown is in this up to his neck! He is the mastermind as his wife is being wheeled out as an electoral prop; meanwhile the substitute team and their partners/wives are being smeared by a pack of lies.

    Three recent daily mail stories about Sarah Brown the last one identifies how Sarah will be an asset in a future campaign using Twitter and actively campaigning for Labour!





    The more you look at this the more convinced you could be that Gordon Brown wanted the McBride e-mail strategy. Why else would Brown position his wife into such a position of electoral importance as has been reportedly recently in the press?

    Whilst an electronic trail may not go directly to Brown a print off of an e-mail may well have passed Gordon’s eye. You can just see him marking the paper copy with a big fat Black felt tip pen and smiling as he looks at it, indeed in such a small office it is hard to believe that Brown could not have been chipping in and joking about the smears with ideas as he is a strategic genius!!!!
    Yes you could think Brown wanted this smear strategy as part of “use Sarah Brown” to promote Gordon positively whilst engage in an unfounded dirty smear campaign against Conservative opponents.
    The other interesting factor is the amount of articles appearing in the daily Mail; maybe the No.10 team have a good contact to place stories within the Mail group?


    I have changed the picture slightly from Farmy – Farm! :lol:

    • 237
      vervet says:

      An excellent analysis Martin – all sound evidence with just one minor error … if the Broon was casting his eye over the printed copy, the appended notes would certainly be made with a big fat green felt-tip pen !

  49. 56
    Twig says:

    Liam Byrne’s rudeness is no surprise, just a manifestation of how deeply upset the boys in the bunker are that their plan has backfired so badly, and the extent of their mendacity has been exposed for all to see (despite the best efforts of the BBC and the Telegraph).

    Bless you Guido.

  50. 58
    A concerned parishioner says:

    Oh what a lovely war. Just read Maguires comments, seems the Hoon may have lost the touch of the common man. If he truly believes all that shit he ought to be the next Liebour Home Secretary as there may be a vacancy, however, he should hurry as there may not be one for some time. THANK GOD

  51. 59
    Anonymous says:

    We’re in the worst economic position we’ve been in for 100 years. We’re fighting a war on two fronts. Politicians are ripping us off to the tune of millions of pounds a year and you think the tittle tattle, who said what about whom, of the Westminster village is of the least bit interest to the rest of the world.
    Shame on you all – on both sides of The House.

    • 83
      Stormforce says:

      Our democracy is being subverted by the freeloaders who
      got us into this mess. McBride is supposed to be an impartial civil servant.

      So stick your plague up your labour arse you clueless hoon.

    • 136
      John Ward says:

      Of course we can: we are capable of dealing with more than one subject at once, unlike the typical Labourites who tend to suffer from one-dimensional thinking (something I have documented, with evidence, elsewhere).

      On top of this, this whole episode shows the way the Government is behaving at this time — not us here who cannot implement Government policy. If you really have an issue over what you have written, aim it directly at those who are supposed to be doing something about the country’s economic situation, rather than wasting valuable effort here.

      Learn to aim your gun at the right target!

  52. 60
    eagerbeaver says:

    Just had a look at Maguire’s wretched blog – he is taking a shitload of deserved abuse. What a Hunt.

    One of the interesting side effects of this whole story is the way it’s making Labour’s shills in the MSM look like total arses- Maguire, Baroness Michael White – can’t wait to see what Jackie Ashley and Polly Pot make of all this.

    They must be wringing their hands in despair knowing that even a token defence of Labour will shred the minute smidgeon of reputation they have left

    Fuck the lot of them

    • 72
      Peter Grimes says:

      What ‘minute smidgeon of reputation’?

      And White is ‘The White Queen’, so get your titles right, please!

      • 89
        eagerbeaver says:

        Yes I was probably being a bit generous there.

        But you have to love their dilemma – they’ve spent years shilling for Blair, Brown and Labour – portraying Tories as nasty baby eaters.

        Lo and behold we have hard evidence in the public domain that the real Hunts are in the Labour Party and not only that but sitting in No 10.

        Brown’s spent 15 years smearing his opponents – mostly those who are nominally on the same side – it is mightily enjoyable watching the shit coming back to source

      • 132


        Projection a major part of the mental illness known as socialism.

    • 75
      senile white says:

      Michael White thinks that Gordon Brown is justifiably insecure but fundamentally good hearted and that McBride has paid the price for loyally protecting his , and I’m not kidding: “HIGH-MINDED ” master from a corrupted media environment. Oh and it’s the fault of Fox News too….

  53. 62

    many congrats to Guido this weekend. Not only showing up the morally defunct heart of New Labour; but able to expose the worst of the quisling press too.

    Also it is the cover up that normally becomes the top story and that is all to come.

    Sicilian in its delivery this one.

  54. 63
    David Boycott says:

    That prick Charles Clarke is using this as an excuse to push the idea of taxpayer funding for political parties on R4 at the moment, to which the only possible response is “Fuck off you jug-eared Hunt!”

  55. 67
    English Liberation Front says:

    Even the BBC are now saying this ain’t going away and Brown will have questions to answer.

    As for Liam Byrne’s instruction manual to his menials the least said the better. Very hard to detect spit in a Cappucino, Mr Byrne, but you know you are worth it.

  56. 68
    Stormforce says:

    The Himler stare probably works with his minions.

  57. 69
    David says:

    theredrag.co.uk was first registered on 2008-11-04 to Ollie Cromwell. That is acccording to the whois database. I wonder who paid for the registration?

    • 78
      Anonymous says:

      We dont know, the other two thousand people to have discovered that info don’t know either

      • 90
        David says:

        Is there any way of finding out? If Ollie Cromwell does not exist then it is possible that the registrant had something to hide in my opinion.

    • 88
      Lay-Bah Par-teh says:

      No that can’t be right, Dolly said yesterday that first he was kicking the idea around for a rival web-thingy, then came the silly, jokey, couldn’t possibly be taken seriously E-mails, THEN he started the RedMist site. That means it couldn’t possibly be set up before late January. Dolly is never wrong on his facts, unless he gets them wrong, and then he’s not telling lies on purpose, you understand, but lieing accidentally, which is quite different from a deliberate untruth although the overall effect, in the greater scheme of things, may or may not be similar. You need to have been near Berkley to understand really.

    • 200
      Anonymous says:

      Did they teach history at your school

      Ever heard of Oliver Cromwell,

      Do try to keep up

  58. 71

    Maguire must be in it up to his neck. Another one of Brown’s vile henchmen. As you say Guido, why else wouldn’t he want the scoop of the decade?

    As for Gordoom if he was, by some amazing miracle, unaware of the smear tactics going on all around him all he would have to do is is apologise. for the disgusting conduct of those closest to him.

    And we all know that ‘ain’t gonna happen’!

  59. 73
    Anonymous says:

    oh no, now it’s “what did Maguire know” fss :)

    • 225
      Chief Ratfucker says:

      Yes and a good question to ask.
      As a previous poster correctly pointed out its the cover up that gets them in the end. If! MguireBe was involved in any way then this begins to form into a wider conspiracy to attempt to give the British people disinformation in an attempt to steal an election. Conspiracy is precisely what this website is all about read the title header for reference.
      Now do you see.
      I am sure this goes much further than just two mates ‘mucking about’ That particular excuse is right up there with ‘a big boy did it and ran away’.

  60. 74
    Anonymous says:

    Well Done Guido!!

    A real result, – and shame again on all the dead-tree press who suck up to (or off) this rotting corpse of sham government.

    Thanks for a really wonderful w/e, – and I like to think there’s the prospect of more to look forward to.

    • 76
      Anonymous says:

      Oh yes, – and shame to AlJaBeeba and the shrinking compliant BeeBoids, – shame, shame, shame on them. The stables really do need clearing.

  61. 77
    Anonymous says:

    “why else wouldn’t he want the scoop of the decade?”

    scoop of the decade? let’s not undersell this.This is the bloody scoop of the last 100 years!!!
    What did Brown know
    what did Maguire know
    What did Blair know
    When was Harold Wilson told
    At what stage was Cameron furious (after he’d stopped laughing)

    these are the questions that MUST be answered.

    • 84
      Anonymous says:

      Cameron was not laughing – like every sane person he was throwing up at the thought of Oik in suspenders. Even Mandy would draw the line at screwing that.

    • 226
      Anonymous says:

      let’s not undersell this

      and then you did..fuck off troll.

      • 246
        Anonymous says:

        would you care to come forward – I long to find the pervert who thinks Oik Osborne in suspenders would cause anything other than vomiting.

  62. 79
    Anonymous says:

    liam byrne, damian macbride, kevin maguire, dolly draper, tom watson, guido gave your boys a hell of a beating

  63. 81
    Anonymous says:

    Thanks for a great weekend – between you and Iain Dale I had the best time. Mind you – did the Sunday Times have to publish the tenor of the “rumours” – brought them into the public domain – a bit pointless.

    Would be nice if Cameron took a leaf out of Obama’s book (see today’s report that the Obamas are paying out of their own pockets for the redecoration of their private quarters in the White House) and bit the bullet on MP’s expenses. Labour would expire – oh joy, oh rapture…..

  64. 86
    michael, islington says:

    Aren’t you getting a bit carried away?

    You’ve been done over, I reckon. Those pictures of Osborne in bra and panties are going to see the light of day someday. And some muck-raking toad is going to find out what variant of STD Cameron picked up?

    All because Guido wanted a pop at McBride and Draper.

    If that stuff does get out, and some other divi goes public on fox-hunting, for example, then the Conservative party would find itself in some difficulty, at best level pegging in the polls.

    • 227
      Pointing out the fucking obvious to deluded Labour trolls says:

      Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha deluded or what?

      So you have never done any form of fancy dress party or dress up of any kind whatsoever , ever ever, not ever, not once, ever in your entire obviously miserable exsistence.

      As for a dose of clap who really gives a shit? More people have had them in their lives than you think which is why it was a pointless smear at the start.

      • 247
        Anonymous says:

        quite right – lots of people get the clap or go to fancy dress parties. Unfortunately lots of people don’t lecture the public on morality. Back to basics guys!

  65. 87
    AntiEverything says:

    I dont think I have laughed so much in a long time. Bravo sir – you not only destroyed and chance of a Labour bounce but you have also highlighted the impetance of the traditional media

  66. 91
    anonymous admirer says:

    As Gaby Hinsliff pointed out in the Observer, Toilets’ timing could not have been worse. If he’d written up the scoop when he had the chance, it would have safely detonated the story before the G20. Now the G20 is forgotten and McBride is the only story in town.

    And of course: A salute to Guido. You’re the only real journalist in Britain.

  67. 92
    Fony Blair says:

    O/T – Comment copied from this blog which I found mildly amusing -


    Regarding his marriage to Kate Garraway, Piers Morgan
    was quoted as saying, “…if I’d known that the bar was set that low, I’d have had a go myself.”

  68. 93
    StrongholdBarricades says:

    Charles Clarke saying Whelan and Draper should consider their positions

    The fun going on, over there on the labourlist…I even enjoyed the fun over on Maguires blog…

    So will you make it 3 heads or more before the bank holiday weekend is over?

    • 97
      Grunt says:

      There is probably a peerage in this for Guido somewhere down the line.

    • 228
      Anonymous says:

      So will you make it 3 heads or more before the bank holiday weekend is over?

      so a ‘headtrick’ then?

  69. 95
    The Beast Of Clerkenwel says:

    The McBride of McMental is supposed to be 35,is this true?
    Hoon looks to be 20 years older,
    From the looks of the red faced porker I would suggest that it wont be long before McMental has to find a new bedfellow

    • 107
      Damien_Pride says:

      Don’t be cruel he has the skin condition roscea.

      • 177

        Roscea my arse – the man’s an alcoholic fat fuck.

        I should know – I’m one too, but look a sight healthier than McBride despite being ten years older and capable of drinking him and his whole spinning team under the table.

      • 181
        The Beast Of Clerkenwel says:

        He also has the condition known as “Hoonism”
        The things that he and the vagrant Draper considered writing about the Camerons are truly evil.

      • 229
        Agent 99 says:

        ahhh an embarrasing medical condition is it DP?

        Heard that before somewhere now let me think where was it?
        Oh yes! McBride the hoon with his very own fucking medical condition FFS!

        You guys really are total dumbasses

    • 119
      Anonymous says:

      Jeez, he is 35, he looks much older with all that blubber. No wonder he screwed up, “you don’t win anything with kids”. Bring back Bernard Ingham

    • 134
      Theophilus Macgillicuddy of That Ilk says:

      It’s a side-effect of the porcine gene therapy, mandatory for all of Broon’s War Veterans, to keep their snouts in the trough.

  70. 101
    Arthur Haynes (Comedian) says:

    Mainstrean jounos have dry mouths and cracked lips already! The pension promises just went out the windows along with the expense accounts. They will be heading for the safe haven of the BBC, but the doors are quickly shutting in their faces. Most will get left out in the cold in this ‘newish media’ era to coin a phrase.

    Expect a concerted patsy attempt!

    A good day for blogsphere though.

    AH (C)

  71. 103
    Brown Nappy says:

    I have just laughed my cock off after reading Macguire getting his arse ripped off on his blog


    This is going to run and run, all the way to the top

    Of course the one eyed snot gobbler knew

    Whats the betting that the killer email is alreadyb out there?

  72. 106
    Andrew says:

    The real concern for me is that McFCUK has not said a word and as all these twats keep coming out and spouting more and more BS while he does nothing to stop it.
    Indecisive McFCUK is a gonner at the next election and the sooner the better.

  73. 113
    His Holiness Pope Lynton I says:

    This Byrne fellow. Saw him this on the telly. Has he stolen somebody’s skin? Because it doesn’t fit at the forehead. He’s keen on soup I’m told. Stand the blighter next to HRH and you’d have Brow ‘n’ Windsor!

  74. 114
    anon says:

    The rumours about what they proposed to say about Cameron, his wife and the effect on their son’s illness are below contempt. The rest of it ain’t great either. Why oh why does Brown stand by and say nothing? Has he not grasped what happens in blogland when you just let it run – which is evidently just an invitation for all the tossers to come out and dig the whole deeper? What happened to common decency? Why is noone else getting fired or, at the very least, on a three line whip to keep their gobs firmly SHUT? Am I in a parallel universe?

    • 203
      Anonymous says:

      Its Easter Sunday and the NeoNazis McHoon/Ruin/Broon et al are being crucified.
      There is a God.

  75. 115
    Carbon Nootral says:

    ‘Scoop under his nose’…

    I think Guido is making a cocaine allegation here!

  76. 116
    CuttingEdge says:

    Ah, Kevin Maguire…

    The former Iraqi Information Minister himself? That rare (and hopefully nearing extinction) breed of dogmatic leftist delusionals who would actually support and vote for a steaming turd if it was wearing a red rosette? Who’s cringeworthy insipid journalism probably has his entire ancestory turning in their collective grave at the shame he brings to their name? Implicated???

    Pull this one off Guido and I’ll put a petition forward to see you knighted for “Services to humankind in the eradication of journalistic publishings only believable by those reading with an IQ of sub 50. Which is mainly the readership his pathetic rag, coincidently…at least it must be if they read a couple of lines of his tripe without incinerating the paper immediately afterwards.

    Now, is there one upstanding, universally respected Labour backbencher of integrity (and a marginal seat) out there? One totally repugnant at how his or her party is now viewed by an ever-increasing majority and fully aware of the true source of all that is rotton in NuLab? And one ready to cross the floor to either the Cameron or Clegg camp in order to start the ball rolling on this deck of cards collapsing under its own weight into a foul pit of excrement of its own making? Before, that is, the only voters Labour have left are the ones trained by Maguire to vote for a steaming turd wearing a red rosette as a candidate. Because that is how unelectable Labour is fast becoming.

  77. 117
    Mr Christopher says:

    The facts don’t fit this ‘scoop’ story. Many in the corporate media could have trumped the story as it emerged by printing the actual allegations, but they held back out of fear and misguided loyalty to Beelzebub.

    The fact is that they are all in so deep with the Serpent’s Kitchen that none dared squeak until Guido roared, and even then it has taken the BBC four days to give its believers even the gist of what has really happened.

    Under New Labour, ‘freedom of the press’ has come to mean the freedom to take dictation.

  78. 118
    anon says:

    sorry that should have been ‘hole’ deeper, ranting evidently makes me illiterate

  79. 124

    I’ve just read the comments on Maguire’s blog -86 which are all hostile except one from a Charlotte, supporting Maguire. I should like to make clear it was not from me.

    I read the papers today and then I went to church – there is a God.

  80. 130
    JUSTIN says:

    Just read Maguire’s Mirror article. Astonishing how he tries to float the suggestion that the untrue e mails may still contain a grain of actualité.

    You can’t fool all of the people all of the time. Don’t these socialists ever learn?

  81. 135
    The Prime Mentalist's Prime Mentalist, says:

    Look! (© T. Bliar) – as a paid-up NooLyingBore – and as a cown-slur to the Loved One, – I have to say, like every other pathetic whining socialist, – that I nevva dun nuffin, – and if I did, it wasn’t moi fault – they made me do it.

  82. 138
    Andrew K says:

    Kevin Maguire has just notched up 100 comments on that posting. And a mere 99.5 of them are unfavourable.

    • 141
      Anonymous says:

      Maguire is toast.

      Stupid fool.

      • 147
        eagerbeaver says:

        I’m half convinced he was pissed when he wrote that piece – it is so far detached from reality as to be worthy of the greasy tramp himself. What a hoon

  83. 143
    Voter says:

    So Guido how about we have a Newsnight rematch with that fucking asshole Michael White?

    Look at this piece of shit column:

    I’m truly happy Guardian Media Group are collapsing.

  84. 144
    Anonymous says:

    Watching the MSM collapse is like watching the Berlin wall fall. I am sure this is not a false dawn – I do feel it’s the real thing. Many thanks Guido and to all who contribute opinions to his blog. Watching those little cnuts who have lorded it over us for so long burn, feels so good.

  85. 145
    Anonymous says:

    Maguire, Byrne, McBride – is anyone else noticing a fenian theme here? With so many Irish Catholics infiltrating our country, no wonder public life is going to hell.

  86. 148
    Anonymous says:

    Friends please feel free to post comments at this a*** hole’s blog


    • 233
      English Liberation Front says:

      And this comment by one “Jamie Sport” tells you all you need to know about the Left:-

      “I can see why Draper and McBride (misguidedly) thought it needed an injection of excitement and intrigue to grab the proles and ensure growth.”

      “Proles” = from Orwell’s 1984, the society of Oceania was divided into 3 distinct classes: Inner Party, Outer Party, and proles (upper, middle, and lower classes, respectively). In the novel, 85% of the population of Oceania are proles. They were given little education, worked at jobs in which tough physical labour was the norm, lived in poverty, had plenty of children, and usually died by the age of sixty.

      That dystopic structure just about mirrors New Labour’s transformation of Britain.

      Inner Party: New Labour

      Outer Party: New Labour suborned civil service, police & public sector (Common Purpose)

      Proles: Us

      And the State Surveilance of us as individuals is well under way.

  87. 149
    FFS! says:

    FFS! Michael White’s take on the whole thing is astonishing – McBride was defending ivory tower Gordon from nasty people like Guido….

  88. 151
    Wycked Hors says:

    From John Peter’s review of “The Winter’s Tale” in “The Sunday Times”:

    “Grieg Hicks’s Leontes is a shockingly accurate portrait of the weak tyrant: self-destroying, self-centred, self-pitying, obstinate.”

    Does this tyrant sound like anyone else we know?

  89. 152
    Anonymous says:

    Couldn’t happen to a nicer man.

  90. 153
    Anonymous says:

    Another good day, if only the election was this summer. Can Guido top it tomorrow??

  91. 154
    V for Vendetta says:

    Guido, you sir, are making history while the politicos wet themselves.

    V for Vendetta

    G for Gudio


  92. 156
    Jacqui five bellies says:

    Who sniffs more Brown shit? White, Maguire or Pound? We should have a poll to find out.

  93. 157
    V for Vendetta says:

    G for Guido

    I meant!

  94. 158
    cynic says:

    Just a little thought.

    We now know that the spend on Red Rag was organised by a member of Labour inside No10. It seems to have been funded by the same source that funds Labourlist- possibly Unite but this is not clear. It was targeted on individual Tory MPs and the Conservative Party as a group.

    So, was that then spending or a donation in kind to Labour that is regulated? If so was it declared?

    If it was from a Trades Union is it legitimate for them to spend Union funds on smear campaigns and character assassination?

  95. 159
    Anonymous says:

    MSM is fucked.

    Nobody believes them anymore.

    They are angry and desperate. Expect legislation! Soon!

  96. 161
    Anonymous says:

    Oh just sod off you bigot!

    • 197
      Anonymous says:

      I’m so sorry for offending you. I mean, I am sooooo sorry that I hurt your feelings with my bigoted comments. I didn’t display the appropriate level of sensitivity and that pains me deeply.

      I am soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sorry that I offended you, you pig-ignorant bog-trotting touchy-feely bead-rattling priest-sucking hoon.

    • 230
      Tweety Pie says:

      who rattled your fucking cage?

  97. 162
    Jacqui five bellies says:

    Note how the fat female beeboid on 10PM news claimed the fat one eyed snot eating Nokia phone throwing twat knew nothing about this whole saga.

    How the fuck does she know? McNokia hasn’t said a word yet, probably hiding under the table with his hands over his ears humming and rocking to himself.

    This is just typical of the BBC. I’m surprised the BBC haven’t ordered Tweedledee and Tweedledumb (Marr and Robinson) back off their hols to stick up for the Nokia throwing tartan skirt wearing prat.

    • 179
      Tessa Jowell says:

      I’m a little lonely whilst my hubby, Mr Mills, consumes free pasta in an Italian prison at the expense of the Italian taxpayer. So I popped round to say hello to Dr Jimmy Georgie Brown. He was in a terrible way hiding under the table and rocking back and forth with foam coming out of his mouth. Quite normal really.

      What was a bit unusual was he kept on repeating “I’m the chief brownshirt lifter round here, no one is a better uphill gardener than me”. I don’t know what it means. Jimmy Georgie is very well educated. He is a doctor you know. He has a PhD in History from Edinburgh so maybe they are historical terms.

  98. 163
    Jacqui five bellies says:

    158: As they say in the movies “Follow the money”

  99. 164
    Anonymous says:

    What’s this ‘you gave us a fantastic weekend’ stuff?
    It’s BH Monday tomorrow and that ‘sharp as a pin’ journalist Maguire has now stuck his oar in.
    …. fings can only get bitter …..

    ha ha ha.

  100. 167
    bofl says:

    with the fall of all the communist states over the last 20 years all it took was a little courage and for the guards to fall in with the people instead of the hoons in charge………

    well we have a bunch of closet nazi/communists in charge at the moment…….

    how scary are they?

    a bunch of fat twats that wouldnt last 5 minutes in my local…….

    just be brave people…….anything you know.get it out here!!!!!

    bravo guido!!!!!!!!!!!

  101. 168
    Gordon says:

    I can’t help noticing that the MSM are still going relatively easy on this. They got McBride but are still not asking who else was copied in, why didn’t Brown know etc? I realise many have been claiming this is because of a lefty bias in the media (something I won’t deny) but I remember a while ago something about the beeb going easy on Brown because they didn’t want to bring down the government. Does anyone else remember that story or was I dreaming it? Are they going easy again because they don’t want to bring down the Government and take the blame for ever?

    (sorry, could probably have done that more concisely)

    • 257
      Ruth Kelly's plaything says:

      Hm. You’ve given me food for paranoia, Gordon.

      Is it possible that the NeoNazi dirty tricks dept made it its business to get something embarrassing on every MSM editor (and especially the Beeboids) to help stiffen their backbones should the saintly GB ever come under attack?

      After all, govts do have access to all sorts of inside info, and the division between govt and Party has not been completely clear under this lot.

      Just a thought.

  102. 169
    Mr Christopher says:

    Beelzebub knows of only one way to deal with a situation like this when further lying seems useless. Repressive measures. So we should expect more Tales from the Terror Factory in this society of ours where ‘national security’ has become the last refuge of the political criminal.

    • 173
      Anonymous says:

      makes you wonder what headlines we’ll wake up to on Monday.
      Tanks at Heathrow anybody or something worse?

      • 174
        Hugh Jardon says:

        Christ.I’d fogot about that!!!
        Good call.

        Incidentally..Toilets is getting a pasting!!!

  103. 171
    David Boycott says:

    Kevin really is the last loyalist. Jackie Ashley has just gone distinctly of-message


  104. 176
    Cleethorpes Rock says:

    I think we need an investigation into the goings on at Unite and Charlie Whelan’s role in siphoning off subs to fund Dolly’s Labourlist. Was any Labourlist funding (and by implication, Unite members’ subs) diverted to Jam-rag?

    The identity of olliecromwell could be key. If Whelan, McPoison, Dolly or anyone else close to Number 10 is outed as having registered jam-rag, more potential Hoons wander in front of the cross-hairs.

    This can be used to mount an awareness campaign on the whole question of the political levy. Once union members see where their money goes, Labour’s funds will dry up even more.

  105. 178
    H says:

    I just have to say that I have had a lovely weekend!
    I have felt so happy over the last couple of days and I hope it will continue!

    Keep up the fantastic work Guido!

  106. 180
    Tessa Jowell says:

    I’m a little lonely whilst my hubby, Mr Mills, consumes free pasta in an Italian prison at the expense of the Italian taxpayer. So I popped round to say hello to Dr Jimmy Georgie Brown. He was in a terrible way hiding under the table and rocking back and forth with foam coming out of his mouth. Quite normal really.

    What was a bit unusual was he kept on repeating “I’m the chief brownshirt lifter round here, no one is a better uphill gardener than me”. I don’t know what it means. Jimmy Georgie is very well educated. He is a doctor you know. He has a PhD in History from Edinburgh so maybe they are historical terms.

    It all right for Jimmy Georgie but what about me. That nasty Mr Fawkes has fixed so I won’t be the minister of the Olympics in 2012. Those Tories will be in again. I want Jimmy Georgie to let me change the Olympic Village so its compulsory accommodation for MPs and Lords staying in London instead of claiming expenses or 2nd homes. That will fix those Tories.

  107. 185
    Anonymous says:

    This is all too funny. It’s not just the authoritarian Labour scumbags who are crumbling, but the entire Labour supporting MSM luvvies seem to be getting slaughtered whenever they dare publish a word.

    Well done for waking up, people of Britain!

    Of course, they will have to try and regain the news agenda. There’ll probably be another couple of Muslims caught taking two separate bottles into the shower rather than a bottle of sensible ’2-in-1 anti dandruff’ come Tuesday… that, or they’ll find an entire country which bizarrely named itself after a frozen foodshop for chavs to brand as ‘thought criminals’. Or 80 year old lifelong Labour members to beat up…. which just isn’t right, despite the offence. And all without their militia men having anyone to smash in on a protest this coming week, too. Shame.

  108. 187
    Mr Christopher says:

    Perhaps it’s time that we common folk reclaimed our own language, and freed it from the hands of the Manipulator. Let us call a spade a spade once more, and name things for what they are.

    Isn’t a ‘spin doctor’ actually a political propaganda officer? Then let us call them that. Isn’t ‘rendition’ simply kidnapping?

    Everyone will be able to think of their own examples of the way in which the Manipulator has superposed His image across our entire language and culture, such that much commonplace, very ordinary thought and observation has been proscribed under the unwritten rules of ‘politcal correctness,’ and has become literally unspeakable.

    If you tell anyone what you really think on many an issue you may well find yourself sacked, simply for pointing to a truth which everybody knows, but which few dare articulate in public. Isn’t that what totalitarian dictatorship is all about? Wasn’t this exactly what we were told was so terrible about life in East Germany?

    And now same collective false consciusness has become a dreadful fact of life in the United Kingdom. Octogenarians and young children have all been arrested for “terror,” and but for brave souls like Guido, few dare make a fuss, or speak out against it.

    Something must be done.

    • 215
      Anon says:

      goverment of the talents means ‘we are shit’

    • 258
      Ruth Kelly's plaything says:

      Mr C, this is spot on and you’ve identified yet another issue on which the Tories could campaign, had they but the inclination and the scrotal fortitude.

      So much has gone wrong with the country over the last 12 years that one would think that oppositional campaigning would be a doddle – headlines on every medium every day – but instead the Tories hide behind the sofa waiting for the NeoNazis to lose.

      Not enough, Mr Cameron – people need something to vote FOR; otherwise they might just abstain.

      So you have to ask: just who represents us, the dissatisfied majority? Apart from the sainted Guido, nobody. Certainly no major political party.

      PLEASE, Tories, hear our concerns and CAMPAIGN for them.

  109. 188
    It doesn't add up... says:

    The art of plausible denial:

    “Nobody in Downing Street knew…” means “because everyone is off for Easter, those in the know aren’t actually in Downing Street at the moment”.

    Maybe they were “at Downing Street” at some point though.


  110. 189
  111. 190
    CuttingEdge says:

    There I was, painting the back fence this afternoon with mind blissfully elsewhere…

    Derek has been protesting that someone hacked his computer. Is he a complete ignoramus? And not understand that when two others (Dodgybastard and Whelan in this case) are cc’d their computers also hold the very same incriminating toxic smut in their mailboxes? And he thought he had the intellect to hold his own in cyberspace? The mind doth boggle at the stupidity of the man.

    With that level of genius running Labour’s “Great Online Blog Putsch” is it hardly surprising that whoever got put in charge of the NHS IT scheme burned their way through £14billion of tax payers money with fuck all to show for it? Oh – sorry if I’m a billion or two out with that figure – I guess I am complacent given that in the eyes of our leader and his chancellor these days what’s the odd billion pounds here or there? Maybe its because the staggering payback for Brown and Darlings sins by the tax payer will not be their watch, the pathetic weasels.

    Whats even scarier is that the MSM were running the “Draper Hacked” angle from the minute he opened his mouth (sorry, squealed like a victim) about privacy invasion. And havent explored the wider potential avenues of the source since Friday night. Obviously not much journalistic spirit going round these days – the ones with connections just regurgitate to the public the crap that is spooned to them by the likes of McBride and the army of (70 did I hear) Special Advisors of his ilk. Paid for by us. Scary just doesnt quantify it…

  112. 191
    So17 says:

    Oh do I hate Newsnight review on a friday and Maguire is just one of the Beebs favourite lefty critics that are forever invited to give their worthless degrading opinion on films that normal people actually enjoy.
    However when some obscure subtitled film from Uzbekistan about a Goat shagger is shown they all get teary eyed looking for some inner meaning to the Goats predicament.
    Maguire would see the Goat as a metaphor for the Miners Strike and Thatcher as the Shagger.

  113. 194
    Anonymous says:

    Guardian dismisses attempt to smear Guido with hacking innuendo as just that – a smear.

    Guardian also suggests Unite union behind leaks because people queuing up to punch Charlie Whelan’s lights out:


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  115. 199
    Sir Thomas Crapper says:

    McBride downfall

    • 208
      Mick says:

      Great video clip, and fantastic subtitles; but I have to turn the sound off to watch it as I understand German (cause a problem – in my head as audio and visio don’t match)(not your fault, (not unless I can get a grant from this government for it, wink wink , nudge nudge!; I’m sure that as a ‘hard working family’ I must have call on all of your money!!))

      I truly ask, what about the ‘hard working individuals’? In a relationship or not, kids or not; kids are a choice – you choose them, you pay for them – simple.

      I’m unemployed and haven’t claimed a penny from this government in the last 13 months of unemployment. In fact I’ve never claimed unemployment in the last 24 years of being eligible; maybe I should try to stop the climate change, caused by the breeding class (as I can’t breed due to CF; I won’t live to see me pension, but must still pay my NI for their kids – Let’s call NI the TAX that it is! ).

      I want to pay nothing for G ‘Mac’ Browns child as he earns enough already; why doesn’t he pay enough for my mother-in-law to live well?

      • 210
        Mick says:

        Should have read “causeD a problem”, missing ‘d’. Not that I am mad enough; like mad enough to vote for the red peril….NO

      • 243
        Anonymous says:

        You’re about two years late to the party to slip ‘but I understand German’ into the response to a Downfall mashup.


        Have you considered working for the Labour Party?

  116. 201
    Tommy Atkins says:

    There was I, up to my neck in muck and bullets with shells flying overhead and from the far end of our trench we can hear the swansong of our pal Dolly.

    So come on you lot, sing up and join in at the back there.

    I have come to say goodbye, Dolly Gray,
    It’s no use to ask me why, Dolly Gray,
    There’s a murmur in the air, you can hear it everywhere,
    It’s the time to do and dare, Dolly Gray.

    So if you hear the sound of feet, Dolly Gray,
    Sounding through the village street, Dolly Gray,
    It’s the tramp of soldiers’ true in their uniforms so blue,
    I must say goodbye to you, Dolly Gray.

    Goodbye Dolly I must leave you, though it breaks my heart to go,
    Something tells me I am needed at the front to fight the foe,
    See – the boys in blue are marching and I can no longer stay,
    Hark – I hear the bugle calling, goodbye Dolly Gray.

  117. 205
    Mick says:

    Underhand bastards. Not content with destroying the country, they want to try and destroy the solution.

    I can’t understand the unquestioning loyalty of Labour hard core supporters. Are they that fucking dumb? I think so…

    Red = sounds like Dead = Will not be re-elected

  118. 206
    Sir Michael White says:

    I have not the foggiest idea what any of this rumpus you people are making is about.

    From expenses to houses the actions of this Labour government for hard working families has been getting on with the job and doing things.

    This is why expenses are high and this is why houses used by hardworking Labour MP’s are charged to the taxpayer so our leaders can get something back after they retire for all their hard years of public service.

    Son’t you people understand Conservatives only do sexual sleaze, just because they have been doing commercial sleaze since the were a glint in their father’s eyes? Labour are the best of a bad deal, and that deal is, rich stealing perverts or decent hardworking stealing poor labour mp’s.

    I know you’ll make the right choice for Britain in 2010 and will join me in submitting 20 postal votes to Labour. Heil Brown.

    • 212
      Anon says:

      Oh, Michael, me old mate, how are you doing in your rest home?

      You’re talking gibberish again, nevermind, here’s something light to read, it’s the Guardian



      • 235
        Anonymous says:

        had to read that twice i thought you wrote
        “here’s something to light, the Guardian”

  119. 207
    Pondscum says:

    did anyone notice the lack of a question time or any politicvs shows after the G20 riots.

    Are they BBC puppets too? :(

    • 209
      Mr Christopher says:

      You only have to look at the lame and often irrelevant choices of topic in the BBC’s Have Your Say pages to know the answer to that.

      It seems to me that when Beelzebub went to meet Rupert Murdoch in New York during his latest attempt to ‘save the world,’ he went to faun and grovel and promise to do better if only he could keep the Great Satan’s franchise.

      Is it really conceivable that the News of the World should have opened with Guido’s attack on Downing Street without Murdoch’s explicit approval?

      Murdoch clearly wants the New Labour regime gone as quickly as possible, so as to transfer his franchise to the Tories.

      But would a Conservative Party manipulated and suborned by Rupert Murdoch and his ilk really be any better than New Labour?

      Cameron would have to take great care to disconnect himself entirely from Murdoch for me to have any confidence at all in any government he might lead.

      • 259
        Ruth Kelly's plaything says:

        Mr C: once again I find myself in agreement.

        I think the problem is even wider than you describe.

        The problem is not JUST the NeoNazis, it is the political class as a whole. Almost without exception (though there are a few honourable exceptions) they have never done ‘real’ work – just followed the track of researcher>local authority>parliamentary candidate>parliament>(shadow) minister.

        The experience of these clones is entirely within the public sector (councils, parliament) and they are all on the same gravy-train.

        Few of them have had to contend with producing results, month after month, in the face of foreign and domestic competition and despite an ever-rising burden of govt interference. They have no idea how business is poised permanently on a knife-edge and how close catastrophe lies.

        Until Dave actually presents a different philosophy for his lot, we can be forgiven for expecting much the same from them as from the NeoNazis.

        C’mon, Dave – we WANT to believe, but you’re not giving us much to believe in. Why not start with a daily attack on some aspect of govt policy? Then work up to hourly? You would not run out of material.

  120. 211
    Anon says:

    Written to McGire – spelt his name wrong too – what a complete HOON

    Liam Byrne – unpleasant, sub-human, inarticulate. How come people like him get to be ministers….???

    There’s no wonder the country’s gone to the dogs.

    Dumbed down UK PLC

    Get rid of ‘em

  121. 217
    Anonymous says:

    ‘ There’s no smoke without a fire ‘ as they say … but you can trust politicians to rally round each other, regardless of Party divides, as it’s in NONE of their interests to allow the exclusive ‘ 646 Club ‘ to be over-exposed to the Electorate.

    You only have to look at the question of MP’s expenses, and how the Opposition steadfastly refuses to make real political gain from the revelations of how Govt. MP’s are fleecing the Expenses system to understand why …… When there is plenty in the trough for all …why spoil a good thing for all the members of the ‘ 646 Club ‘ by ‘ rocking the boat ‘ and exposing one and all to the public at large?


    Non-politicians will always find MP’s are only too happy to ‘ Form Square ‘ with military precision, to achieve collective protection from prying eyes and ears – Oh yes, there will be an amount of ‘agreed ‘ posturing …. for show …. but they should remember – ‘ You can’t fool ALL of the people ALL of the time ‘ …

  122. 219
    Agent 99 says:

    So when did toilets become aware of these emails?
    Most of us us will wonder that if toilets sat on the story yet as shown by his latest blog continues to pedal the same smear (point 6 of his list) does that make him now not only complicit in this appalling smear activity but potentially also in an attempted cover up?
    This part of Smeargate has legs.

  123. 222
    john miller says:

    Blimey, I missed the Byrne 11 page document, so only 5 months late on this!

    But it does seem to say “I am Liam Byrne and I am a lazy fuckwit”.

    Great CV for a Cabinet Minister and I mean that most sincerely folks!

  124. 232
    Basingstokeboy says:

    Watching Liam “the control freak” Byrne a very oily Labour apparatchik spouting absolute twaddle on the news channels was great fun a serial liar at work trying so hard to be taken seriously but ending up a complete prat.
    Maguire,s blog in the Mirror on this is hilarious he is getting a thorough botty bonking highlighting what a whining bitch for the Labour party he is great fun and reading on this dull day.

  125. 234
    Jumbo says:

    Could be great if only I could read it – one in three lines is unreadable.

  126. 245

    [...] of which take him to task in a not so gentle manner, perhaps he takes this stance because, as Guido asserts, he turned down the chance of scooping the story himself? Dale says that he had copies of [...]

  127. 248
    Anonymous says:

    Byrne – what an absolute PRAT

  128. 252
    BluePete says:

    Looks like “Wor Kev” also wrote the Mirror editorial today. From the Voice of the Mirror: “This blogosphere is largely populated by the cretinous, infantile forums of abuse dressed up as argument – pompous prigs of all political persuasions passing themselves off as intellectuals.”


    Feeling threatened Kevin?

  129. 253
    Heidi Gloom says:

    They’ll be wearing hoodies, using payphones and commandeering corners soon.

  130. 255
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    What a laugh…Mr Brrrrooooooon didn’t know nuffink as usual. OR were these planted to detract from MP’s expenses and the stae of the recession?

  131. 261

    [...] Guido did think it strange that Maguire missed the scoop… [...]

  132. 262
    Bardirect says:

    100% righ on this one.

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“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

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