April 6th, 2010

Whelan Promises to Play Nicely

Just last week the Labour Party website was proudly displaying dozens of class based attacks on their “People’s Poster” section. Charlie Whelan has been doing the media rounds this morning, not only is he the sponsor but clearly becoming the mouth-piece too. On what authority exactly is the union official, who was cc’d in on the Smeargate emails, speaking on behalf of the Labour Party? He claims that Labour’s election battle “would not be dirty” and that David Cameron’s background won’t be part of Labour’s campaign…

Something tells Guido that won’t quite be what happens.


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    Sarah Tweet says:

    have lovely picture of spring daffodils to try out as a new background, but keep getting ‘Twitter at capacity’ when loading up

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    optomistic chap says:

    Lets bring back love and peace, and flowers for all.
    Lets make this place a better place to live.
    Its not impossible.

    I’m single and looking for a N Doris / Harperson lookalike.
    Any ideas?

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    Hang The Bastards says:

    I saw the slimely bastard on Sky news this morning.

    If there was one good reason that the British public should vote this shower of shite out, it would be to get rid of scum like Wheelan who is a cancer on our society.

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    If the labour party think ‘class war’ is going to help their campaign, then they are sorely fucking mistaken.

    They’re becoming very, very desperate.

    If Whelan has anything to do with this election then the GE will be filthy.

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    Ratsniffer says:

    The more they show of Balls, Harm-man and wheelan the more votes they lose. Keep it up.

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    Broon says:

    Brown just said he believes in the importance of doing your duty and telling the truth! What an awful, awful man. And now he’s saying he wants a mandate to restore public trust and accountability! What a nerve! The most corrupt government in British history! Absolutely wretched excuse for a human being.

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    Mandelson says:

    Brown’s speech is zzzzz

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    The Dirty Rat says:

    What is the legislation that is being rushed through now that the election has been called? Surely it has nothing to with the ‘backhander’ Mandelson took off David Geffen when he dined with him in Corfu last year – no can’t be.

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    iain says:

    Did Brown just say ‘I want to renew the contract between the people and those they are sworn to serve’?


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    Mitch says:

    “Brown just said he believes in the importance of doing your duty and telling the truth! ”

    He never said it applies to him.

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    Obama Beach The Sequel says:

    Brown has just stood on the steps of Downing street and stated that he wants to ” renew the contract between the people and those they are sworn to serve”

    Freudian slip there eh Gordon !

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    Unsworth says:

    Credibility Whelan, eh?

    A man of immense principle.

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    Dave says:

    So labour want to play dirty?

    Fire up the Quattro.

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    Graeme says:

    They’re changing PM at Buckingham Palace –
    Gordon Brown went down with Alice.
    “Do you think the Queen knows all about me?”
    “Sure to, dear, but it’s time for DC,”
    Says Alice

    With apologies to A.A.Milne.

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    Mandelson says:

    The unions are ghastly

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    Afghanistan Banana Stand says:

    May 6th it is then….

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    A TOTAL CHUMP says:

    So it’s official Brown , Gordon Brown is gay.
    He has just asked the british people for a man date. I have no problem with him coming out, but it must be awful for his wife .

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    Can't remember my moniker says:

    Please see post no. 21 under Its Off page.

    “This is the first time, in a century and a half, that we have had a government, of which a large number of its members appear to have behaved criminally.

    We ought to be starting now a process whereby the criminality of their actions can begin to be investigated under neutral control when this government is out of office and, if prima facie evidence is uncovered, the perpetrators can be held to account in a court of law for their misdeeds.”

    We need to be able to collect and accept evidence…..

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    Anonymous says:

    Yep he sure did. At least he told the truth on that one.

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    P. Mandevilson, the Eminence Greasy says:

    I keep getting ‘Shitter at capacity’ when I try.

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    Labour's Final Days says:

    Now we’ll see the dirtiest and most negative Labour campaign in election history. It’ll be McBride politics to the max.

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    10 Drowning Street says:


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    oldrightie says:

    The bastards will be shredding 24/7 for weeks.

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    Sunday Morning says:

    Hope fully the Labour Party will concentrate not on demanding explanations of how proposals that have been put forwarded will be costed, but by telling us how what they actually did was costed and how they used 10 years of growth to prepare for the bust that they told us would never come.

    Not much chance of that though is there. It seems the desperate tactic of class warfare is their only weapon in this election. And if there’s anything worse than have a privileged few put forward as our potential future leaders, it’s other wannabees telling us that we shouldn’t vote for them because they are privileged!

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    Kevin Maguire is irritating says:

    He’s received his brief from Labour and is reeling it off to Jon Sopel. He just said Brown will do well in the TV debates and Cameron will lose! Cretin.

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    Popeye says:

    Why on earth would anyone believe what a pathological liar says, at any time? It is the raison-detre of new labour.

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    snore says:

    Whelan claims
    “that Labour’s election battle “would not be dirty” and that David Cameron’s background won’t be part of Labour’s campaign…”

    hm —-so its going to be dirty as hell and they’ll flog the class card to death

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    Mrs B says:

    Well said! Particularly when toads like Whelan and Balls are lying and spinning like nobody’s business.

    The sooner this corrupt shower of shite gets kicked out the better.

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    The Bullyingthem Club says:

    Messers ( sic) Whelan, Balls, ? and ?

    The Forces of Hell

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    SMERSH says:

    What’s it like in the Führerbunker ?

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    Gordon Brown stole my pension says:

    If he wanted to do his duty, he’d knock back a glass of scotch and blow his brains out with a revolver.

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    Cassandrina says:

    CLASS – The last refuge of a dying, broken, corrupt, and lying government with only the Mirror, Telegraph, and BBC as its allies to try to further break an already broken Britain.
    Time to play hardball with these wankers.

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    Hang The Bastards says:

    Toilets knows he backed a loser, because like Brown he himself is a fucking loser

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    He’d need to have a fucking good aim.

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    Gordon Brown stole my pension says:

    Nice to see Labour’s election campaign is off to a good start.

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    Hugh Janus says:

    Absolutely right – they must keep Whelan and Mandelslime churning out their poison. For the full effect why not get Draper and McBride in too, so that even the thickest voter can’t be in any doubt about the nature of Bully-Boy Brown and his disgusting pals.

    Twenty nine days to go……I’m becoming quite moist with the thought of watching McBust, Balls, Manhater-Harperson and the whole bloody awful crowd being making their long-overdue exit.

    Message to DC – for pity’s sake get your finger out!!

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    Susie says:

    That ignorant northern idiot on BBC just said people don’t use the internet for their politics… hahahahahahahah!

    It’s the one place where they can debate their politics. Stupid Labour. Stupid stupid stupid stupid.

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    QWERTY says:

    Did he also say Brown was a lying one eyed gay fucking mong?

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    Hugh Janus says:

    Had 13 long and highly damaging years to do that, bit late now I think.

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    The Bullyingthem Club says:

    WE are the Bullies; not the Tories !!

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    Lord G says:

    Aljabeeba had Cooper-Balls out this morning. She/He really is revolting….

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    Hugh Janus says:

    I think the phrase ‘scum-sucking pigs’ might be appropriate here….

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    Sir William Waad says:

    Can we just vote now please? All the lying and smearing that will otherwise take place over the next month would significantly add to the world’s stocks of Sin, Anger and Fear.

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    Susie says:

    By mistake.

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    Jac says:

    There go those flying pigs again!

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    Frank says:

    I bet a lot of people wish they’d thought of that first

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    Sarah Macauley says:

    Only 4 weeks till I can get that quickie divorce! Yippeee!

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    DNTT says:

    The more often you repeat the lie, the closer to the truth it becomes.

    New Liebour doesn’t want the proles investigating avenues of open discussion and free speech.

    Liebour must spoonfeed the lies via the Bullshit Broadcasting Corporation.

    We have been told by Aljabeeba, that Aljabeeba is impartial, therefore it must be true!

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    Adios El Gordo says:

    ‘smash up’ nice language!

    I am going on the election diet – 4 weeks to shed some unwanted baggage.

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    Lincolnshire Squire says:

    Let’s face it, he’s so useless he’d fire into the air and miss.

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    Jonah says:

    I’m still here. Because it’s the right thing to do. And by the way, don’t you think I’m really sexy and good looking?

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    restandbthankfull says:

    Brown’s first words to the electorate were “I am from a middle class background ….” why did he say that I wonder. Mind you he also said he was brought up to tell the truth ………… that went wrong somewhere along the line then.

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    DNTT says:

    I’m sure I know a joke about Jonah and deepthroating a whale.

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    Susie says:

    I thought the BBC had to be seen to be impartial from the moment an election has been called. So far I’ve counted Maguire given more airtime than Fraser Nelson, their first polls spokesman calling a 10 point Conservative lead in two polls, “inaccurate”, their Laura whatever just spouting whatever Downing St has told her to say. And now Alan Johnson — no Conservative interviewed.

    The Electoral Commission should look into this.

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    Nob Rickinson says:

    He did indeed! Either you’re telepathic or you were listening in! In either case, full marks, Mr Q.

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    Susie says:

    He’s a class traitor in that case (to use their worn-out, dreary, class war 19th century parlance),

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    Jac says:

    Do you believe Alan Johnson on the news? Same old Labour too! And when he says every penny of our taxes spent on public services is well spent … he can’t be taken as serious, the man is a joker!

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    Disco Biscuit says:

    He’s putting his mouth where his money is.

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    Tristram Hoon says:

    Oh Peter! I love it when you talk dirty.

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    Animal says:

    Also started to bite at Sopel, at one point when cornered about Labour’s hyopcrisy on keeping promises saying “Don’t point at me”.

    The nasty underbelly of labour needs to be exposed. Inadvertently, the BBC with their pulling in of everyone they can muster on the left, are doing just that.

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    Baz says:

    Regarding the “bullingdon’t” poster. What exactly are “hopsitals”?

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    Anonymous says:

    Whelan was allowed to throw out the Labour lie about Ashcroft not paying any taxes at all, he repeated it at least half a dozen times and not once was he corrected by the idiot holding the mic for him!

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    Mrs Khan says:

    Alan Johnson is such a trickster he manipulates facts for political gain. How many advisors have resigned now because of this devious liar.

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    Mrs Khan says:

    Alan Johnson is such a trickster he manipulates facts for political gain. How many advisors have resigned now because of this devious liar?

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    Centre Parting says:

    Putting his mouth where OUR money has gone.

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    Raving Mad says:

    3 tossers being interviewed by Sky – Martin Salter Michael Mates and someone else, Phil someone. Chatting harmoniously how they have sorted out the parliamentary mess now and want a clean slate to move on after the elction. Then one of them claims that whatever the outcome parliament must win – I thought it was the peole who must win – reflects on comments above about what Brown has said about the contract between the people and the shitfaced MPs – they truly believe in their own little world – maybe we should get rid of all of them??

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    Susie says:

    Bring it on!

    Negative campaigning never works.

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    Peter Grimes says:

    The Tories need a poster using that picture of Bollox Masculinus (the fatter of the two) in his Nazi uniform and some ‘bunker’ line.

    Can anyone help?

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    Susie says:

    Only 4 weeks until I get my life back on track. Either there’ll be a conservative government, or I’m off to France, dogs husband and all. Lovely.

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    Peter Grimes says:

    And you can flog off the turkey baster, Sarah!

    A result!

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    Sunday Morning says:

    Labour are right to highlight the privileged few who run the Tories. Those guys don’t know what poverty is. They wouldn’t begin to understand how bad a mess the country is in for most of us. It’s only Labour, who have really got us into the mess, who can understand how bad it is for most of us and make sympathetic cooing noises.

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    Anonymous says:

    GF, how could you possibly question the word and integrity of someone like Charlie Whelan?

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    Anonymous says:

    Rather good. I look forward to the baby-eating ones very much.

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    Industrial Grade Shredder Hire says:

    Every cloud has a silver lining.

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    robbo says:

    Only one other person on here has spotted HOSPITAL is misspelt in the poster,

    Educashun, educashun, educashun.

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    Mandy's Right Hand Man says:


    yeah, and education/spelling lessons.

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    Susie says:

    His current partner will be most upset…

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    Susie says:

    And another tranche of Labour/Liberal stooges are wheeled out on Parliament Green. No Conservatives to be seen.

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    Mine d'Boggles says:

    You must be joking – trying to find a needle in a haystack is easier than looking through that disorded jumble to find comment 21.

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    Susie says:

    Well spotted… can’t spell, can’t count, can’t win an election.

    So that’s two in as many days: Fire up the Quattro, and can’t spell.

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    Disaffected says:

    The BBC will be spinning propaganda for the Liebour Party, don’t forget to let them hear your voice. Smear and subversion are central to Liebour’s tactics , they learnt it from Bad Al, Blair, Whelan and McBride. Boot them out!

    Sople was quick off the mark to talk abot Etonina toffs- has he been talking to Whelan…….

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    Soca Wine says:

    “Bulling” is slang for homosexual activity in Eastern Caribbean patois, and “Bullers” indulge in said activities. Surely “Bulling-Do” is more apposite for Lord Fondleboys and his entourage?

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    Susie says:

    Only because the Queen had to remind him about duty and truth when he met her earlier. Hasn’t figured much in his career so far.

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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    I don’t see what’s wrong during the campaign about pointing out that Cameron and Osborne are posh little twats whose knowledge of what real life is like for most people wouldn’t fit on the end of a snooker cue. After all, the left called Blair a posh little twat for years.

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    Susie says:

    I thought the moment an election is called the BBC have a duty enshrined in their charter to give parties equal coverage.

    Cameron is in Birmingham today and so far not a single report from there. I really thought the BBC would abide by the rules of the election campaign. They are obviously not.

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    Susie says:


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    Major Ballsup says:

    And there should be a k in skool, doh

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    Talwin says:

    It would have been even better had someone spelt hospitals right.

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    Talwin says:

    Me too! Me too!

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    Up sh1t creek says:

    Here, just for you have Yvette Cooper talking balls about the coming election battle. Don’t risk the non-existent recovery by backing the Tories. Vote New Labour and waste more taxpayers money on the bottomless pit that is the non-wealth generating public sector, let the private sector go to India, China and all the other below minimum wage countries.

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    Thats News says:

    Whelan does not want to push his luck. Mandelson has already barred him from Labour Party HQ.

    Whelan does not want to upset Mandelson too much. After all, as Greenpeas say: “We know where you live, we know where you work…”

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    Thats News says:

    But is Cameron as posh as public school boy Charles Alexander James Whelan?

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    Socialism has murdered 150 million human beings pride says:

    And most of ZaNu’s front bench are sons of toil are they?

    When you filter out the public schoolboys, middle class Marxists still angry with Mummy and Daddy, aristos and the aristo connected (talking about you, Ugly Hagbag) there is very little “left”.

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    Anonymous says:

    Forget the posters campaign…

    See what they’re up to while parliament is dissovled:
    Shortly selling-off tax-payer-owned assets!


    Must be the shortest-lived nationaliesd industry ever!

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    Up sh1t creek says:

    Yay, yet another British industry going to Johnny Foreigner.

    New Labour are the traitors of the English.

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    Up sh1t creek says:

    Class war!?! But we all bunked off school.

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    Peter Grimes says:

    Al JaBeeBa have a duty to be impartial in their reporting at all times, but when this last 13 years have they honoured that?

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    Anonymous says:

    Its time for a shaking of the nation. Time to sling out that spirit of apathy and get the voters to remove the vile wickedness of New Labour from the corridors of power.
    Goodnight Fabian dictatorship – Rot in Hell!!!!!!!

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    Anonymous says:

    Susie, Will you have a supply of fresh lettuce available?

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    Burnt'ham says:

    forgot to put my name – sorry. My name is Burnt’ham

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    Burnt'ham says:

    Once those lying devious self serving, scum bags, are slung out then can this mange ridden, lame, skeletal lion of a nation begin to recover.

    Note: Fabians and one world order muppets you had better scarper cos this Lion will roar again !!!!!!

    As for the Biased Broadcasting Corp – you’re gonna suffer!!!!!

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    Anonymous says:

    These sort of tactics won’t work for Labour. “Bullingdon’t”? Thanks to New Labour’s incredibly shitty education system only 1% of Labour’s pet mouth-breathers will even know what Bullingdon is, so using that to try and trigger some kind of “class war” just won’t work. If they want to appeal to that sort of feeling they’ll need to remember that these are Labour-educated mongs they’re trying to appeal to, so they’ll need to use something as blatant as “Don’t vote Conservative, They’re toffs.”

    And even then, there’ll be a big percentage of chav-scum who won’t have “toff” in their 50 word vocabulary. Maybe more will understand the word “posh.” Who knows? Labour – fucked by the stupidity of their voters.

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    The PM shouldnt be disturbed but this cunt is says:

    Whoever compiled that poster cant spell ospital

    Thicko scum

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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    The kids who went to Ottershaw, a local authority boarding school that closed about 30 years ago, often came from broken families. The kids who go to Eton, a private boarding school, often come from broken families…. I see what you mean.

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    The PM shouldnt be disturbed but this cunt is says:

    And Gordon and his gang of blue bloods and toffs do know what poverty is?

    Larfin at Socialist scum

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    CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT (try not to laugh) says:

    “not only is he the sponsor but clearly becoming the mouth-piece too.”

    You’d know Tory Fawkes
    You blew your wad completely on impartiality weeks ago
    You’re not even bothering to disguise that you’re a hired gun for CCHQ any more
    good luck on having any scoops or any vistors after May 6

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    Bagehots Fabric says:

    This poster shows Labour cant spell hospitals, let alone do anything about them …..

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    charles says:

    You weren’t paying attention. He was picked up on it by the interviewer and ended up agreeing that Ashcroft paid tax on his UK income.

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    Polly Bollocks says:

    Does that poster say hopsitals or is it my eyesight?

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    Barnabas Scudamore says:

    That “bullingdon’t” poster is….RUBBISH !

    It just doesn’t work – it took ME ages to figure out what it meant,and I’m fucking clever, so your average Labour voter ain’t going to have a clue !

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    Tim Richards says:

    Who is the target demo for the poster? It seems like anyone who would feel negative towards the Conservatives because of the poster were only ever going to vote Labour (or Green/some other fringe rubbish) in the first place.

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    Sunday Morning's all right for fighting says:

    Labour know more about poverty than the Tories, because they foist it upon the populace as a doctrine, to drag us all down to the lowest common denominator you pompous, fucking leftie twat!

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    Fred Blogs says:

    Simple – change Bullingdon’t to Bullyingdon’t and send it to Gordon.

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    Fred Blogs says:

    Hopsitals it is. I keep telling Guido not to copy stuff from the Guardian.

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