October 5th, 2010

Why Myers? Part I : Hague’s Boy Slammed Our Boys

As William Hague joined Sapper Matthew Westen on the Andrew Marr Show this past Remembrance Sunday the campaign aide he would later appoint as the third Special Adviser to Her Majesty’s Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary was giving a running commentary in an online chatroom.

Hague told Andrew Marr’s viewers that the Conservatives would, if they won the election, make the war in Afghanistan the government’s “single most urgent focus”. Hague solemnly thanked Sapper Westen for all he had done and all he had sacrificed in Afghanistan. Meanwhile at his keyboard Christopher Myers was online, tapping away chatting to his online friends:

“There was a chap on the the Marr show today, easily younger than me, who had lost his legs and one arm. I know that people sign up for the armed forces in the anticipation of conflict, and casualties are inevitable, but it’s all the harder to justify when it’s in the name of an unwinnable quagmire which is nothing more than a political folly.“

In public Hague was saying

“We’re here to make our own nation more secure and our allies more secure. We’re here really to try to make sure that Afghans can look after their own affairs and their own security in the future without Afghanistan presenting a danger to the rest of the world.”

In private that very same Remembrance Sunday, Chris Myers answered a chatroom friend in response to the question “What motivation do our soldiers of today have in Afghanistan?” candidly:

“Some vague notion that creating a stable state in Afghanistan, which the Soviets before us couldn’t do, will defeat global terror. It doesn’t exactly stand up to scrutiny – terror will always find a home and the major terror plots executed or foiled in the UK have all been home grown.”

In public Hague took the line “We regard progress in Afghanistan, and in the closely-related problems of Pakistan, as the single most urgent focus in foreign affairs for our work as a new government. Failure there would leave the world, ourselves included, much more open to terrorist attack.”

The dissonance between the line Hague gives to the public, and the line the close friend he would appoint as his Foreign Office Special Adviser gives his friends in private raises many questions, not the least of which being: Why did he appoint Myers?

Guido thinks we need to know:

  1. Did Mr Hague discuss with Mr Myers his views with regard to the government’s number one foreign policy priority before giving him the Special Advisers job in the FCO. If not, why not?
  2. Does the Foreign Secretary privately agree with his close aide that the war in Afghanistan is an “unwinnable quagmire”?
  3. Did Christopher Myers pass Developed Vetting before he was appointed to a position which would give him access to sensitive documents?
  4. If he passed Developed Vetting, why did it not pick up that he was politically unsuitable for the job he was given?
  5. Did Christopher Myers lie about his true feelings in order to secure the job, or were his views on British foreign policy known to Mr Hague?

More to follow…


248 Comments

  1. 1
    read this says:

    The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement [Paperback].

    Jean M. Twenge (Author), W. Keith Campbell.

  2. 2
    TK Global says:

    Boring Guido – time to move on!

  3. 3
    Taxfodder says:

    You forgot Question No 6. Guido.

    6. Did Mr Hague employ Mr Myers only because he is a damned good shag!

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    This Hague/Myers bashing is boring. Stop letting Dale wind you up.

  5. 5
    Ducky says:

    seems like a nice boy

  6. 6
    Gordon brown says:

    This army thing is nae important, I think I’ll split it with scotish business. Des Brown I got a new job for you

  7. 7
    Abdul says:

    Awesome work Guido! No doubt there are plenty of muppets at the conference who will speak loosely after a few vodkas have been piled into them. Most can’t handle their drink!

  8. 8
    concrete pump says:

    Your implication being that they don’t agree on policy but it doesn’t matter because Hague only hired him to bum him….

  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    Agreed. Young man employed by alleged boyfriend expresses personal views which are different but still valid. So what?

  10. 10
    The Boy is right. The Hague is a Liar says:

    Good post Guido.

    And only the foolhardy would agree with Hague. It seems that this young Spad has a wiser head on his shoulder than his master, or at least a more truthful head.

  11. 11
    (g)utter guidoism says:

    it’s a well known fact that ministers must only appoint Special Advisors who do and always have had positions, expressed in private, identical to that expressed in public by that Minister.

    Wait, what?

    You should just be more upfront about your desire to question whether it was all a gay love affair instead of hiding behind a pretense of suitability

  12. 12
    AndyB says:

    I’m not seeing any particular dissonance here.

    Yes Afghanistan is a screwed up mess, but we have to make the best of a bad job and try and leave it in a better shape.

    Do we have to have the tedious ‘all opinions in black and white’ of Labour, or is it actually better to have some shades of grey from a thoughtful politician who can discuss in more depth than simplistic ‘on message’ soundbites.

    This Hague bashing really is bloody tedious.

  13. 13
    r7 says:

    If he passed positive vetting, why did it not pick up that he was politically unsuitable for the job he was given?

    WHY IS HE POLITICALLY UNSUITABLE? DO WE EXPECT MINISTERS TO SURROUND THEMSELVES WITH ‘YES MEN’ WHO SHARE EXACTLY THE SAME VIEWS OR IS IT PREFERABLE THAT ADVISERS TELL POLITICIANS WHAT THEY ALREADY THINK?

    Did Christopher Myers lie about his true feelings in order to secure the job, or were his views on British foreign policy known to Mr Hague?

    ASSUMING THEY WERE KNOWN TO HIM, WHAT IS WRONG IN PRINCIPLE WITH AN ADVISER HAVING DIFFERENT VIEWS TO THE PERSON HE IS ADVISING?

  14. 14
    Johnny says says:

    I see Myers disagreeing with Uk operations in Afghanistan. I don’t see Myers ‘slamming’ British troops.

    I have been wondering something: Hague is old enough to be Myers’ father. Might he be?

  15. 15
    That Spad is not so daft afterall says:

    Myers is right. There is NOT one single good reason why Sapper Westen should have had his legs blown away.

  16. 16
    pond life says:

    Dale is getting to him. Must be all that sexual tension with Tory Bear on the barge

  17. 17
    Metro Gnome says:

    Get a grip Guido. Thank God Hague has got someone who thinks differently and is not just another bloody Yes Man. Me thinks you’re on a hunt for something to hurt Billy Boy but there is no scent and you’re the only hound. Time for you return to your kennel and service the bitches.

  18. 18
    righty right wing (mrs) says:

    Myers was completely unqualified for the job of advisor to a future or serving Foreign Secretary.

    He lacked the education & the experiencxe of international affairs & completely lacked any credible knowledge of the global Jihad we face.

    It begs the question why was he so clsoe to William & why was he kept in the position after the election, inspite of his obvious shortcomings?

    If I were a Tory I would say that Hague has to go – this daliance of whatever hue it was is not going away is it?

    Troops out.

  19. 19
    Selohesra says:

    Dont think I disagree with much that Chris has said – shame he was hounded out of his low paid job. Seems he was better informed than you gave him credit for.

  20. 20
    Hide the sausage says:

    Is Guido jealous of the guy in that photo with Myers? Maybe that’s what this is all about.

  21. 21
    Anonymous says:

    Bit desperate, any one know whether the £70 an hour MP’s wife turned up at the conference? Or whether any one else is available there?

  22. 22
    Dodger Long says:

    Could be. Wasn’t there something about Mrs Myers giving Billy a hug and kiss everytime he came round to pick young Chris up?

  23. 23
    just askin' like says:

    Is Myers pictured in a gayers club?

  24. 24
    concrete pump says:

    Are you having a pop at Hague, his ex-SpAd or Ian Dale, Guido?

  25. 25
    streamfisher says:

    Fancy being aged 19 to 25 with multiple limb amputations, for what?, a corrupt regime of stone age tribalists, it seems the new government is carrying on like the old government, get our troops out now. pointless!

  26. 26
    Brassed off reading twattle bollocks comments says:

    Yawn!!

  27. 27
    Change what change or lies what lies says:

    Oh dear, Guido you appear have stirred up CCHQ from their stupor,thought they would all be watching the performing seals,IDS balancing a ball on his nose on stage at the moment.

  28. 28
    Albi Here says:

    Agree streams,troops out now.

  29. 29

    Of course any politician should surround himself with people who share his/her views. The confrontational approach of UK politics means that any disagreement in the ranks is seen as division and you need folks you can trust around you. What makes my burger hot and fusty is the probability that Myers was employed on public expense due to a special relationship. Millionaire Billy could employ Myers at his own expense and I would agree with some posts and say so what, there is nothing to see here, but misuse of the public purse is wrong and criminal.

  30. 30
    The Ape Man Commeth says:

    I would have thought it might be useful talking with somebody who has a different opinion; after all, not much point discussing with another who has the same thoughts.

    Thesis + antithesis = synthesis, is a good way forward.

  31. 31
    Anonymous says:

    We still don’t know whether the young man is gay / bi or not. What if he is straight?

  32. 32
    Unsworth says:

    Maybe the real question is whether Myers is any good at his job (i.e. being a SpAd)?

  33. 33
    pp says:

    If that is what Myers is whispering in Hagues ear, then I think him the perfect choice and I am very happy for him to be there.

    The point of having ‘friends’ and ‘people close’ to you is that they can say what you really think while you keep up the front of pretending to be above it.

  34. 34
    Anonymous says:

    So when did he “slam” our boys, Guido?

    If aides were appointed directly from the civil service, as some would prefer, it would arguably be improper (if not illegal) to vet them on the basis of moderate political views. How big a deal are these occasional differences if they take almost a year to come to light and then only after an obsessive fishing trip?

    There has been no talk or definition of victory in Afghanistan for almost a decade. I think it’s safe to say that “winning” has not been on the agenda for some time.

    This is pretty paltry stuff.

    Seriously, Guido, this Hague-bashing is getting desperately tiresome and has the appearance of becoming something of an obsession with you…

  35. 35
    fawk off says:

    All of them probably.

  36. 36
    Moopy says:

    Just hover your mouse over the photo and you will get your answer.

    YES

  37. 37
    Bill says:

    Guido, where’s the story here? Myers hasn’t “slammed our boys”. He disagrees with Hague, so what?

  38. 38
    Disco Biscuit says:

    Oh come off it Ha- sorry, Guido. “If he passed positive vetting, why did it not pick up that he was politically unsuitable for the job he was given?”

    Don’t be silly, I’m sure you actually know what developed vetting is. It’s a security clearance, not a political suitability test. Agreeing with the Foreign Secretary about everything under the sun is not covered by developed vetting.

    But I’m sure you already know that, even if your readers don’t!

  39. 39
    No I wouldn't, she's a cheap slapper says:

    As above.

  40. 40
    reality check please says:

    I think you give gf too much credit and his readers too little.

  41. 41
    I love William says:

    The problem with this Myers/Hague story is that it involves Hague. He is a universally liked and respected policitian. If it was anyone else, the red tops would have kept it running for weeks. We have to accept our brilliant Foreign Secretary made a bad call in employing young Myers.

  42. 42
    HandsomeDavid says:

    We are wasting our young mens lives on a Blair folly.

    Get them out now, the longer we have been in Afghanistan the more the situation has deteriorated.

    300+ deaths so far.

  43. 43
    concrete pump says:

    Yup.

  44. 44
    Boring, Boring, Boring says:

    For fucks sake Guido, give it a rest…..Admit you fucked up the “Hague likes boys” non-story and move on. Unless you like looking like a bitter and twisted old man.

  45. 45
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Not particularly valid.

    He goes against the “training camp” notion of us being in afganistan. Now that might be wrong, but he’s not explaining that in detail. I’d want some full explanation. A quick wiki says that the most inept UK one – the shoe bomb bloke – did actually train in Afganistan. And today’s news about German nationals reinforces that (even if they were over the border in pakistan – shows the pressure counts for something).

    So I retract “not particularly valid”. Its a view that makes Myers a complete prat.

  46. 46
    Lord Michael Caine says:

    Truth is the Tory view on everything like the EU, Crime, PC Crap, Wars is no different then Liebours.

  47. 47
    Gayers Chatroom says:

    If you place your mouse over the photo, you’ll get a good idea.

  48. 48
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    tut. Am I not allowed to mention the country over the border where the german citizens got bombed today?

  49. 49
    Lord Palmerston says:

    Let me understand this correctly, when a parliamentary candidate (in this case Greg Stone) uses a website (in this case, order-order.com) to make disparaging comments about his would-be fellow members of the House of Commons, it’s all ‘good fun before we disappear down the pub’. But when a man (in this case, Christopher Myers) who doesn’t work for a Conservative MP uses a website (in this case, moopy) to make a comment that doesn’t happen to entirely coincide with the views of the Conservative MP he will one day work for, this is a national scandal.

    Have I got that right?

  50. 50
    I hate New Labour says:

    I thinks it’s more of a concern that an entire political party knew Gordon Brown was completely unstable, yet chose to do nothing.

    Shouldn’t we be focusing more on that than some immature manchild playing at being a grown up?

  51. 51
    Mike Hunt says:

    Agreed.

  52. 52
    Ducky says:

    What if he is straight?

    There is a presumption of straightness

  53. 53
    Dick the Prick says:

    Did the lad use his real name when posting? I tried enlarging the picture but it just blurs.

  54. 54
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    But THEY all lie about their true feelings!

  55. 55
    Guido's starting to look like a bit of a dick says:

    This is all making you look like a bit of a Hunthead, Guido.

    Being a SpAd does not mean you have to sychophantically bow to your boss’s policies. The role of the adviser is to advise, the role of the Minister is to then agree with it, or dismiss it. The role of the adviser is not to just bend over and say “yes sir”. Which is, ironically, exactly what you’re insinuating Myers has done.

  56. 56
    Dick the Prick says:

    Nah, gave Myers mum a kiss which is neither here nor there.

  57. 57
    Dick the Prick says:

    Dunno – seems pretty on the ball to me.

  58. 58
    Mike Hunt says:

    Spot on analysis.

    You would have thought that this country given its history in the area would have learned that ‘stan is a lawless, as you correctly put it, stone-age country that cannot be ruled by anybody.

    The sooner we get our troops out and leave them to it, the better.

  59. 59
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Many of my straight friends like to discuss whether danni or kylie is best.

  60. 60
    Abdul says:

    Myers allegedly bats for the other side or at least visits gay boy club………is unqualified for job of SPAD…….spends a night in bedroom with Hague………gets job……..guido on case……….leaves job…….Hague tells of miscarriages……………and says he has nailed Guido…..Guido returns with more………..Hague cancels fringe meeting attendance………..Guido comes up with more evidence showing Myers only good for one thing for Hague………..Hague resigns

  61. 61
    HandsomeDavid says:

    They did not choose to do nothing.

    They chose to cover it up with a mass of lies and deception. The media went along with them, led by the BBC.

  62. 62
    Anonymous says:

    Thanks, I got it now. Well to people who say that their partner sheared a room / bed with another man; hope the “other man” wasn’t gay.

    Has any straight man shared a room / bed with a gay man?

  63. 63
    13eastie says:

    Whom did Myers slam, Guido?

    When did you last hear someone suggest we were going to “win” in Afghanistan? Have you only just learned that we are not going to “beat” them.

    What are you hoping for? Annexation of Helmand? Papal visit to Kandahar?

    Is this the kind of “Complete and utter spin” you were getting all shirty about in the previous thread?

  64. 64
    Anonymous says:

    The Tories are supposed to be Borg now are they Guido?

    One opinion on everything.

  65. 65
    albacore says:

    Last Saturday, thousands of bikers paid their respects, in the third annual Ride to the Wall, to the fallen of the British armed forces.
    A friend who attended said he was taken aback on seeing so many of the old folk, in the well-wishers lining the route, in tears.
    None of the mainstream media that I’ve seen gave that long, long procession a mention. Perhaps it was politically incorrect.

  66. 66
    euuugghhhhhh says:

    I’d be bitter and not a little twisted to enjoy the company of other smelly fat blokes in the confines of a barge.

  67. 67
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    I don’t see how mainstream politicians or the military can go along with that. They never end up saying “ah yes. we wasted your lives and arms and legs”, that would piss off the soldiers no end. and make people sound like hippies.
    There isn’t a good story to round it off like with iraq “it was because we didnt plan for the peace” excuse.

  68. 68
    Anonymous says:

    “Starting” lol!

  69. 69
    Potkettle says:

    Naughty Potkettle how dare you say Guido’s timing is off

  70. 70
    We've all done this sort of thing says:

    Yes. I shared a twin room with a gay friend. Nothing happened.
    I’ve shared a double bed with a male friend. We had a sheet that one of us was under and one above. Again nothing happened.

    I’ve never shared a room with a female friend. I don’t know if anything would happen or not.

  71. 71
    Anonymous says:

    Guido you Hague bashing twat.

    What the hell is it with him, are you a homophobe or did he turn down your offer of a blowjob once?

    Get over it and stop making yourself look like a boring mong Gudio.

  72. 72
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Yep. And of course Hague can get away with it, if it is just a story of mild croneyism.

  73. 73
    Leave it out, Guido says:

    Me too.

  74. 74
    angelnstar says:

    Guido, what if your articles make Hague leave politics, and the worst happens. I have read that the one job little Cleggie wants is Foreign Secretary. Can you imagine the horror of that….

    http://cyberboris.wordpress.com/2010/10/04/union-bosses-lose-it-as-boris-lays-it-on-the-line/

    This is the storming article that Boris wrote about the unions, that sent them squealing to David Cameron like a load of crying little girls. They had the nerve to ask DC to sort Boris out! Boo ruddy hoo! what a load of babies! It is the most fantastic article, in which Boris smashes Ken, sissy Ed Mili and the unions, so don’t miss it, if you haven’t read it yet.

  75. 75
    Anonymous says:

    Perhaps he can’t get his end away ‘at conference’.

  76. 76
    Moopy says:

    Interestingly the Moopy gay chatroom that young Chris frequented has a rather anti conservative vibe.
    The sites cemetery page, where celeb’s and politico’s are remembered, is called rather unambiguously “We’re waiting Thatcher”.
    I am sure a subject of much mirth among Chis and it’s other adherents.

  77. 77
    Anonymous says:

    We’ve all done this sort of thing says:

    Do you have a wife or a girl friend? Do they support what you get up to?

  78. 78
    streamfisher says:

    Never mind 300+ deceased, it gave a photo-op for Gordon except he looked a complete prat as usual in his oversized blue helmet (fitted up by arrse).

  79. 79
    Groucho says:

    Myers’ comments seem perfectly reasonable and he is entitled to his own opinion, surely?

    Perhaps Hague didn’t want to break it to the poor soldier that he lost his limbs in a pointless conflict

  80. 80
    James says:

    This is the fourth time we have fought a war there, we lost the last three, and it looks as if, just like the Russians, we will lose this one.

  81. 81
    Backwoodsman says:

    Agreed – & Myers views reflect a degree of understranding of the futility of having service personnel blown up because brown wouldn’y buy them any kit. Should make a useful MP one day.

  82. 82
    SaltPetre says:

    That seems to hit the nail on the head !

  83. 83
    gildedtumbril says:

    Guido, dear boy. You are perfectly right to pursue this matter to the bitter end.It is painfully obvious someone, somewhere has something to hide. We pay these slimy bastards inordinate sums of money and as lying is their stock-in-trade I feel entitled to know. Lift any stone and the chances are you will find a millipede underneath. I am not too awfully fond of millipedes. In fact there are two millipedes I actually detest. Most contributors will deduce who they might be…

  84. 84
    Lover Boy. says:

    So Guido is asking.

    Why did Hague make Chris his SpAd, share hotel rooms all over the world, when they had nothing in common politicaly and the youngster had no experience?

    A fair question. He wouldn’t be the first politician to give his young lover a job would he?

  85. 85
    Moopy says:

    Oooh look a couple of bitching anonymong queens trying desperately to be all outraged and morally shocked. Laughable hypocrites.

  86. 86

    Oh dear sock – did they not get some ‘british’ citizens too?

    Pity…

    I’d just ban any travel to or from the region and let the buggers starve (or drown).

  87. 87
    Moopy says:

    Chris must miss being flown all around the place, first class hotels and expensive gifts from a man old enough to be his father. Still there’s always Moopy to fall back on.

  88. 88
    concrete pump says:

    They’re CCHQ trolls – i must admit, i thought there might be more here defending Hague. They’re obviously a bit sore after the upfuck on the previous thread.

  89. 89

    What a load of Rubbish Guido.

    “Ooo look, someone who is not William Hague said something different from William Hague.” But wait, there’s more… “Someone other than William Hague who will eventually be appointed a special adviser, who might reasonably be brought on board to offer differing opinions said something different from William Hague”

    Is this meant to be scandal? Seriously? At the very minimum I would like there to be different opinions between members of the cabinet. It should be a requirement that there are different opinions in government.

  90. 90

    Bikers? They’re too real for the MSM – not a lot of bikers own cats, dr*nk chardonnay or have a taste for soft furnishings, so they aren’t the sort of people that the chattering classes want to meet.

  91. 91
    Moopy says:

    So tedious in fact that you come here in your droves to endlessly post about it. None are forced to come here, take the exit anytime you want to.

  92. 92

    In my experience Kylie is sweeter!

  93. 93
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Just say “schengen opt out”.

    Don’t go anywhere near places in Europe that americans have heard of. So thats the eiffel tower, and errr…

  94. 94
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Guido … has he been “making waves” again?

  95. 95
    Moopy says:

    Aint that a fact.
    You missed out perverts, sympathetic legislation for financially beneficial corporate tie ups, expense fiddling and nepotism though.

  96. 96
    Bitter pills and Riff Raff says:

    Ahah! So he hired someone who wasn’t a yes man, clearly he liked to bugger him senseless!

    Or maybe he just hired someone who wasn’t a yes man.

    What an absolute load of nonsense this all is. Room sharing plotlines at events and on campaign occurs in both the West Wing and The Thick of It, without any buggery being involved.

    At any rate Guido I’d have thought given your rapant defence of boy buggery in the Catholic Church you’d be defending Hague not attacking him.

  97. 97
    David Cameron MP says:

    It is vitally important that we prop-up the government of a mentally unstable pill-popping lunatic, who has stated clearly that he hates NATO troops and whose government has legalised rape within marriage. Because I said so. Enjoy your tax rises, suckers.

  98. 98
    Weygand says:

    Er – one was a private individual expressing private feelings of sympathy for a wounded soldier – the other was a government minister expressing support within the bounds that his national and international responsibilities allow.

    Having already made a twat of yourself over Hague with the original story, I can’t see why you are so intent on doing so all over again.

  99. 99
    Drunk lawyer says:

    The little bugger has quit: you’re flogging a dead horse of a story now, Fawkes.

    Don’t see why those views are so controversial, either. Everyone I know at the FO, MoD and DfID thinks Afghanistan is an unwinnable folly from which we must beat a dignified retreat without ruining our relationship with the Yanks. However, Hague, Cameron and Fox can’t say that because of something called diplomacy.

  100. 100
    Hippy says:

    Right on man, opium production is now up 300%.

  101. 101
    Tower of Babel says:

    They don’t need to do this every one is brainwashed to obey anyway

  102. 102
    William Hague says:

    Bugger. I thought I had nailed this. Bugger!

  103. 103

    Never mind what some light on his feet SpAd thinks – Kipling summed it up back in 1917, in what has to be his most powerful poem:

    Mesopotamia

    They shall not return to us, the resolute, the young,
    The eager and whole-hearted whom we gave:
    But the men who left them thriftily to die in their own dung,
    Shall they come with years and honour to the grave?

    They shall not return to us, the strong men coldly slain
    In sight of help denied from day to day:
    But the men who edged their agonies and chid them in their pain,
    Are they too strong and wise to put away?

    Our dead shall not return to us while Day and Night divide –
    Never while the bars of sunset hold.
    But the idle-minded overlings who quibbled while they died,
    Shall they thrust for high employments as of old?

    Shall we only threaten and be angry for an hour?
    When the storm is ended shall we find
    How softly but how swiftly they have sidled back to power
    By the favour and contrivance of their kind?

    Even while they soothe us, while they promise large amends,
    Even while they make a show of fear,
    Do they call upon their debtors, and take counsel with their friends,
    To confirm and re-establish each career?

    Their lives cannot repay us – their death could not undo –
    The shame that they have laid upon our race.
    But the slothfulness that wasted and the arrogance that slew,
    Shall we leave it unabated in its place?

    Nothing has changed in nearly a century, has it?

  104. 104
    Dandyliar and browncock says:

    one up the bum no harm done

  105. 105
    Ex Para says:

    I seem to have upset Guido – he deleated my first ever post.
    So, somewhat more politely and without the swearing.
    You have brought a young soldier into your vendetta with Hague and I find that unacceptable. Please consider that not only this young soldier but others do not hold as to your opinion; it is not for you to take this soldiers injuries or actions as an advertisement for your own needs. Please show some respect, if you want to go after Hague by all means do so, but do not use our soldiers as a gimmick.

  106. 106
    Hippy says:

    Chat up line:
    Do you have to have an IQ of at least 160 to crack your conundrum?

  107. 107
    Moopy says:

    What are you talking about? According to Billy Vague and his boss Dave and his boss Lord Rothschild, if we pull out now Tunbridge Wells will come under intense terrorist threat from the jihadis we let in anyway, as soon as they turn up at UK Border Agency desks.

  108. 108
    Tom Tomos says:

    All good questions Guido. Just one point – DV is to assess security risks, not political risks. Political risks would fall on the head of the appointing person (Hague) not the vetting officers.

  109. 109
    Enjineer says:

    I’m not seeing the problem. Hague is talking bollocks about Afgahn to placate our ‘allies’.

    The boy seems to know the score. Sounds like he would have been useful to have around the FCO.

    We should have got out at the end of 2001. We’d offed the Taliban government, and all the Al Queda types we hadn’t killed had fucked off to Pakistan with the help of the ISI. All we needed was a small SF/INT presense to target problem individuals (as the US is doing with drone attacks Pakistan now)

    The fact that Afgahnistan was (and is) a medieval repressive shitehole was not our problem, ever.

  110. 110
    Silent English Diaspora says:

    Its the fear that the proles might generate nationalistic feelings in sympathy with their brothers if they are seen to be able to organise anything like a sizeable group. The federal na’zis wont allow any sentiment or buds threof to bloom with any of their corporate owned media

  111. 111

    Well, he had no experience or relevant qualifications. But he is pretty and gay. And he slept in the same room as Hague.. at least once.. hmm. Why would he have got the job? No experience. No relevant qualification. But young and gay. Hmm. Tricky, innit?

  112. 112
    Jimmy says:

    “Guido thinks we need to know:”

    I think it’s pretty clear what you wanted to know and you’ve had your answer.

    “More to follow…”

    Can’t wait

    order-order.com: no dead horse left unflogged.

  113. 113
    Moopy says:

    With the added benefit that the Presidents brother and his clan are the number one druglord family. Protected and kept in position by us and the Americans. Great eh?

  114. 114
    Anonymous says:

    I’m no queen you sister fetching cock.

    But I know a shite post when I see one.

  115. 115

    .. and Bucking Ham Palace.

  116. 116
    Anonymous says:

    Christopher Myers tells truth; Guido has meltdown.

    Tell me, Guido, how can British soldiers be “our boys” when you regularly screech about the evils of the British occupation of “your country” (Ireland)?

    How can you be an IRA-sympathising Irish nationalist and a flag-waving Brit who loves “our boys” at the same time?

  117. 117
    the beast of clerkenwell says:

    The “head” was waht Billy boy was after

  118. 118
    Sir Oswald the Austere says:

    Yes, I was thinking that myself.

  119. 119
    The war's loser says:

    Sounds like young Christopher is not a dumb as he has been painted. Hague can’t believe in the war. No one does especially the senior officers who have been there.

  120. 120
    concrete pump says:

    I’m sure Myers is very good at ‘jobs’.

  121. 121
    Laney says:

    Ooh, steady dearie!

  122. 122
    The war's loser says:

    Haven’t you seen the way he walks?

  123. 123
    Anonymous says:

    Dannii to apologise on-screen

  124. 124
    Moopy says:

    You protest too much twirly. Much like Vague and those many, many miscarriages.

    Hugs xx Moopy xx

  125. 125
    MiguelM says:

    Remembrance surely? Education, education………..

  126. 126
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am looking forward to my mini bus trips

  127. 127
    concrete pump says:

    You’re going to stick around until the skin comes off the horse though, aren’t you Jimmy?

  128. 128
    Carol'sGotYourNumber says:

    William don’t be mean

  129. 129
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    I’d suggest Myers should take Hague’s job – he seems to have a better grasp of the realities of the Afghan war.

  130. 130
    the beast of clerkenwell says:

    As I have a photo of Fawkes sharing a bed with Tory bear (on a non Rothschild vessel) he is on dodgy ground
    Not sure if bear got a Patek Phillipe though

  131. 131
    concrete pump says:

    Yeah, like he rides a horse a lot.

  132. 132
  133. 133
    Anonymous says:

    Your deleting references to the NY muzzie bomber declaring war on non believers is utterly bizarre fawkes.

    You’ve lost it. Best you get back to buggering beast in the boat.

  134. 134
    Anonymous says:

    Helen Worth topless

  135. 135
    Unsworth says:

    And you think academic qualifications signify ability to do jobs? Why? The number of highly educated idiots I’ve met doing jobs which are way beyond them is staggering. Experience is worth fuck-all unless you learn from it and apply the knowledge.

    By contrast I’ve also met a few ill-educated millionaires.

    As to young and gay – so what?

  136. 136
    President Kharzai says:

    My family clan headed by my brother, is the biggest heroin drug cartel in the world. Without the protection of the British and American armies, we would be toast. Though I hate you, I grudgingly thank you for making our clan, one of the richest in the world and our corrupt “democracy” acceptable worldwide.

  137. 137
    Anonymous says:

    The website referenced here is not a “gay chatroom site”. It is a music discussion forum which happens to have a large proportion of gay members. Guido, fuck off you dreadful Hunt.

  138. 138
    omg says:

    I’m sure you will be cp. Your cock seems permanently stuck up guido’s arse.

  139. 139
    (Hideously) White Van Man says:

    But back on the topic Wavy Davy when are you planning a coherent strategy for Afghanistan? It’s not really the done thing for us to start wars and then cuttle of fbecause we lack the will to win them – unless we’ve become more European than i thought

  140. 140
    Dick Robinson says:

    “We’re here because we’re here because we’re here because we’re here.” Nice to see our generals and politicians haven’t learned from history.

    The uncomfortable truth, and I fully understand that it is the last thing that soldiers and their families want to hear, is that those 300+ lives have been wasted, those lost limbs, eyes, and mental trauma have been for nothing. That may sound callous or cold blooded, but I think that stringing people along, telling them that everything will be alright if we just stay there a little longer, as more and more casualties stack up only to end up with the same inevitable result is much much worse.

    Whatever small gains or success stories have been made will be reversed soon after we are out of there and the leaders are just in a state of denial.

    So another +1 for troops out now.

  141. 141
  142. 142
    Flangeeta Chin says:

    Guido upskirt

  143. 143
    Anonymous says:

    ‘Why did he appoint Myers?’

    I reckon it was because he liked having bum sex with him.

  144. 144
    the beast of clerkenwell says:

    I enjoy music (mainly Wagner) but I have never had a desire to pose in a gay club with a screaming queen wrapped around me.
    I know that many knob jockeys visit this site, any chance one of you could see if Myers has a photo up there?

  145. 145
    the beast of clerkenwell says:

    OOOPS
    On GAYDAR

  146. 146
    Faloola Chong says:

    Guido #1 in Lesbania

  147. 147
    concrete pump says:

    You obviously weren’t around when the papal threads were happening, no arse licking there, in fact i challenge you to produce a post of mine that was ‘arselicky’, you little knob.

  148. 148
    Anonymous says:

    And again! Guido deletes a comment in support of the above comment?

    What is your f’ing problem?

  149. 149
    Moopy says:

    “Guido, what if your articles make Hague leave politics, and the worst happens. I have read that the one job little Cleggie wants is Foreign Secretary.”

    Good move actually, Clegg in the hot seat when our embassies start closing and having to explain, that as the EU is now a country and we are merely a province of that state, our diplomatic service is now redundant.
    Should go down well in the former UK when the reality of Lisbon sets in. Not.

  150. 150
    Anonymous says:

    Erm. Members of the website sometimes have meet-ups. These are attended by gay people and straight people. Even some GIRLS! OMG! And some of these people like to take photos of the night! OMG! This all obviously means Hague must be a bum bandit.

  151. 151
    malone says:

    Yes Guido, have to agree with many posts above.

    You seem more interested in finding an excuse to publish a picture of Myers looking ‘gay’.

    Surely the role of the foreign minister is to use carefuly crafted language to make the best of a bad job that he has inherited regardless of his real opinions. Ask any of the generals what they really think the prospects are in Afghanistan and the answers will be very different to what they say in public. There are many different audiences out there not least the moral of the troops on the ground and their families.

    You know all that Guido but your desire to stoke up the ‘gay’ lover seems to have overwhelmed you.

    Have you ever watched American beauty?

  152. 152
    Laquisha Jones says:

    Hopefully this is the death-nell for gay chatroom Moopy. Apparently the site has gone down due to “maintenance”. Oh, what is poor brave Agnetha going to do?

  153. 153
    Mercenaries R Us says:

    He’s only in it for the money, that’s how.

  154. 154
  155. 155
    Education Education Education says:

    For a second there I thought you might have meant Dale Winton. I agree, he is quite annoying, but it would hardly seem fair for Guido to wage a personal campaign against gays, purely on the basis of Supermarket Sweep.

    For the record, I too belong to the group of straight men who have shared a bed with a gay man – he restrained himself admirably.

  156. 156
    Anonymous says:

    If these comments prove to be true Billy Hague has only one course of action.

  157. 157
    Anonymous says:

    LOLZ

    Whatever happened to your blog, “Laquisha”? We were all DYING to hear your big revelation which never appeared :(

  158. 158
    Flangeeta Chin says:

    Don’t get yo’ weave in a twist sista.

  159. 159
    Anonymous says:

    TRUTH

  160. 160
    IMHO says:

    The accepted ‘txtspk’ for Lesbianism is ‘L7′, not ‘r7′.

  161. 161
    Laquisha Jones says:

    Don’t worry, once the national press picks up on this, I’m sure they’ll be more than interested in exploring this gay chatroom further. Everything will soon be exposed, and poor Agnetha will be without his home. Of course I was INFORMED of this big reveal a few days ago and now everything will fall into place.

  162. 162
    Flangeeta Chin says:

    Guido naked on a spacehopper eating a banana

  163. 163
    Can't remember my moniker says:

    To become a really successful entrepreneur, it is almost a condition precedent that you do not have a complete education, the process of which often disciplines away your ability to think “out of the box”: e.g. Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Larry Ellison, Henry Ford, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walt Disney and Alan bleeding Sugar.

  164. 164
    Anonymous says:

    It it is true, why is his wife staying with him? She looks happy.

  165. 165
    lolz says:

    Oh Laquisha you are a card. Now hurry up, I think Mummy’s calling you for dindins.

  166. 166
    Flangeeta Chin says:

    Seems you missed the SCANDAL BOAT and backed the wrong horse with Agnetha.

  167. 167
    ffs says:

    Piss off with your cheap innuendo you idiot.

  168. 168
    IMHO says:

    Whom does it benefit to keep these vital matters of state under wraps? What interest is served by keeping the First Mrs Rochester under wraps from the public?

    And for the benefit of any Latinate pedants out there – is it cui bono? or qui bono? that we should be asking..

  169. 169

    He’s right Afghanistan is an unwinnable quagmire.

    It’s also an aggressive war which is a war crime and everybody that supports, encourages or participates are criminals. That’s not my opinion but the judgment at Nuremberg on the Nazis which has been the basis of international law ever since.
    Oh sorry- that only applies to our enemies doesn’t it?

  170. 170
    theponceofdarkness says:

    Anyone know who the rinky dinky one in glasses is? I need someone to work under me at the moment.

  171. 171
    Jennifer Snow says:

    Mmm… I wondered why Moopy’s current affairs sub-forum had been closed off to non-members, and this is why. But once the site is back live, I’m sure if you can cringe your way through the 7-page topics on Dannii Minogue’s B-sides, there is a wealth of hidden gems on there pertaining to the subject at hand.

  172. 172
    Replies to own posts says:

    It’s quis.

  173. 173
    Anonymous says:

    “Did Christopher Myers pass Developed Vetting before he was appointed to a position which would give him access to sensitive documents?”

    The answer to that question is “no”. DV takes the best part of a year. When I went through it, I was questioned extensively about my religious and political views. I also had to provide a list of ex-girlfriends who would confirm that I wasn’t a homosexual!

  174. 174
    Tell it like it really is says:

    Right!

  175. 175
    DAF says:

    Moopy DEAD UPSKIRT

  176. 176
    Poor Bill says:

    They never really trust anyone who can give an ex-girlfriends name.

    The correct answer is,

    “Well, err, eer I will give names but you’ll only get character assassination”.

    “Married ? I’m a young ‘sailor’ ‘doctor’ ‘pilot’ (fill in as required), most of them were married”

  177. 177
    Nike says:

    I’ll leave you with this thought – me fucking your granny in the arse while your grandad shites in her mouth

  178. 178
    Poor Bill says:

    No man is talking to an ex. Unless he is giving advice on soft furnishings.

    You know…

  179. 179
    Cynical Old Man says:

    I think Guido’s angling for a job as a BBC news headline writer. “Slamming our boys”? I can’t see any slamming of our boys if you are quoting Myers correctly.

    Get a grip Guido. Your obsession with Hague is losing you credibilty.

    And no, I am not a CCHQ troll, just a visitor who’s becoming seriously bored with the dead Hague horse you keep flogging.

  180. 180
    Poor Bill says:

    9 – 11 was an act of war. Ask the NATO leader of the time. Robinson ? (Correct ?) Labour chap ?

    Article Three : An attack on one is an attack on all.

    9 – 11 was first time it was used. All members agreed. Even the Fuc*ing French !

    We bombed Berlin during the war because that was where the enemy leadership was. Dublin would have been easier and cheaper. But the enemy wasn’t there.

    Grow up !

  181. 181
    Bingo says:

    His arse can’t be as tight as Blears twat, and you can put your pint on her head afterwards.

  182. 182
    PN says:

    Myers is dead right on Afghanistan and Hague is clearly a closet gay.

    Hope that helps.

  183. 183
    Poor Bill says:

    For the same reason that former IRA men came to Britain and fought and died during the Second German War.

    In all about 250,000 to 300,000 Irish men and women joined. All volunteers.

    Paddies love freedom and they love a good fight. When you have both, you are on a winner with them.

  184. 184
    Flangeeta Chin says:

    Guido nomming on a peen

  185. 185
    Replies to own posts says:

    Surely there’s a traditonal linky to the local news. No? really>/

  186. 186
    Anonymous says:

    You’re all on the wrong track. Moopy’s full of rejects from the Haven forum at http://fatherandy2.proboards.com/index.cgi – that’s where he posts now and where the REAL stuff goes down. I mean, look at that URL (Daddy….)

  187. 187
    Cato says:

    Let’s get real. Do you think Mrs Hague is worried that her husband will get his secretary or spad pregnant? Nope! Is she worried that he will cavort with Edwina Currie or the 2010 equivalent? Nope! Is she worried that Willie will leave her fragrant arms for a night with Shepherd’s Market street-walker? Nope! Is he going to bed mother and daughters and dub them his coven? Nope! Have an affair with out of work actresses? 17 year old hostesses posing as researchers? Have children to several women? Nope, nope, nope.

  188. 188
    Anonymous says:

    Another overnight Hyatt policy-wonderful!

  189. 189

    So saying soldiers they lost limbs and friends for nothing isn’t slamming ‘em. Telling them they’re in a quagmire isn’t slamming ‘em. Get real.

  190. 190
    Poor Bill says:

    In the end this country will brake into Pro-Pakistan and Anti-Pakistan sections.

    That poor Shar (?) chap, (Blown up by the fake TV camera and crew), he was the last hope of unity.

    Why not one last try? Pick one of the last Royal family, set him/her up and let them get on with it. The country worked as a Constitutional Monarchy in the past. Only the Marxist, (maggots from Russia), fuc*ed the place up.

    Set them up, tool them up and let them get on with it. In the end they may thank us. (Yeh I know)

    Some Lapis ot help with our bills might be nice.

  191. 191
    Ffion Hague says:

    Exactly! So what if my husband is bumming his unqualified, publicly funded twink when he should be servicing me.

  192. 192
    Anonymous says:

    If it is true; he will only hold hands nothing else, come on, the lady needs more. Except Nick Clagg I cannot see any other Casanova’s around, even Nick would be just lies as no one has come out.

  193. 193
    Anonymous says:

    Speak for yourself, I won’t be satisfied until Guido has forced Hague to come out and admit, ” Yes I’m gay and I’ve cheated on my wife with a boy half my age whom I pay from the public purse. ” Then, and only then, should he be allowed to slink back into the shadows.

  194. 194
    Jonathan King says:

    My love life came on LEAPS AND BOUNDS after registering at Moopy.

  195. 195
    Jark says:

    Moopy is a horrid place. They don’t even think Catfights & Spotlights is a 10/10 album.

    THE BEASTS.

  196. 196
    VV BROWN says:

    Nice thick bananas

  197. 197
    Mollie King says:

    Hi I’m Mollie and I’m a Saturday and Christopher Myers is a wonderful young man. He helped us to get Missing You to no 2 in the charts.

    Headlines out now!!!!

  198. 198
    anonymous says:

    Bring the troops home now. These imperialistic wide boys in government, like the last lot of fuckers are not interested in the forces, they’re interested in being America’s lap dog and want their share of oil. This government is totally out of order. They are all fucking bastards

  199. 199
    Helen_S says:

    Can I just clarify that in the image of Chris Myers, the tangerine nightmare on the right would NEVER be invited to an officially sanctioned Moopy meet.

    Therefore your caption is factually incorrect. Please remove it at once.

    PS Any chance we can have a poll?

  200. 200
    girlcanyon says:

    LOL I’m ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLING

  201. 201
    Poor Bill says:

    We lost 700 + on one ship on one day off Crete.

    (Mostly rescued soliders. Extra rum was given to the men who had to pick apart that mess and put the remains into barges alongside. In one room (mess deck) 3oo died.

    The largest number of casualties on a ship ever to make it to port.

    That ship was unable, but the Navy still went back next day.

    ( Can someone confirm this ?) Please

  202. 202
    Anonymous says:

    How very Victorian of you!

  203. 203
    The Chinks will sink us then says:

    ”but do not use our soldiers as a gimmick.”

    Errrrr so what exacatly have the government been doing…….

    Using your own logic, it’s ok to nail Guido about it but stone cold silence when it’s time to nail the dicks who create and vote for these wars and then laugh at these soldiers by ripping them off with fuck all compo money and wishing they would fuck off and die in a corner after they come back from service?

    Grow up daft lad.

  204. 204
    Anonymous says:

    Cherly ‘The Voice’ Cole Upskirt

  205. 205
    Anonymous says:

    His hairy manhole was such a turn-on.

  206. 206
    Anonymous says:

    I don’t get it. The date of the post quoted is 2009, long before he was appointed to any position.

    I would have serious doubts about the qualifications of someone to a political job if they didn’t have an opinion about the war in Afghanistan. The fact he posted it on a webforum proves that is a 20-something with Internet access.

    I consider myself a good employee, but I draw the line at being expected to think exactly the same as my boss.

  207. 207
    Christy says:

    To Poor Bill.
    Official british figures are total 791 dead and 268 wounded.
    Official german figures are total 2124 dead 1971 missing presumed dead and 2640 wounded.
    You can check this on wiki Battle of crete.

  208. 208
    HappyUK says:

    Great work Guido, please keep crunching away. When so many terrorists out there detest us and our way of life how can Hague justify parachuting in such an ineffectual limpwrist for such a senstive government position?

    We need fortitude and unswerving mental strength from our leaders, not defeatism.

  209. 209
    Spank Sinatra says:

    Let me guess……brought up on the school of knocks?

  210. 210
    Spank Sinatra says:

    Sorry – you can leave your coat.

  211. 211
    Dick Scratcher says:

    Very good work GF. Gold star. More please.

  212. 212
    Helen_S says:

    Take it you’ve never sucked a cock then.
    That’s a shame.

  213. 213
    DANGER says:

    News: Tories not Borg.

    Is this going somewhere? You are getting boring again.

  214. 214
    Anonymous says:

    kylliiiiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee – get outta my way – OUT NOW

  215. 215
    Mr Yawn says:

    jeez – you are so desperate Guido – it’s getting VERY tiresome

  216. 216
    Nothing to see here says:

    sounds like a fair assessment of this very tiresome witch hunt. Makes you wonder why Guido is so obsessed. He doesn’t seem to be able to move on.

  217. 217
    Jaded63 says:

    Top notch, Guido. There is a rather extraordinary and stark dissonance here. The idea that this man can now be Hague’s FCO aide is beyond belief.

  218. 218
    tory boys never grow up says:

    Of course the William Hague is now prepared to do business with former supporters of the Taliban. Perhaps he can thank the Sudanese President for all he has done for our troops in Afghanistan as well? Where were Al Quada based before they went to Afghanistan?

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/wanted-by-the-hague-for-genocide-and-by-william-hague-as-a-trading-partner-2094575.html

  219. 219

    Wagner?

    Teutonic caterwauling, Beast – give me some Verdi any day of the week :P

  220. 220
    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Hear hear.

  221. 221
    gildedtumbril says:

    We should all drink to that. The bastards who drive the wars make profit and lose no blood. Such scum desrve no mercy. I lost a son to the Kuwait fiasco. I will never forgive.

  222. 222

    September 11th was not an act of war – wars can only happen between states, and there was no evidence of complicity by the Afghan regime, only their giving shelter to Bin Laden after the event.

    There was plenty of evidence that another country in the region was directly involved via their security service, but since they’ve got nukes and a lot more people than the other ‘Stan to their north, war wasn’t even considered.

    The whole action is and has been a complete mess based only on the desire of the US to see something done, and our commitment of thousands of troops was way out of line with other Nato members, all due to Blair’s obsession with licking the arse of that idiot chimp GWB.

    See my post above for some Kipling to educate you on the realities behind getting involved in the region – it was true in 1917 and remains unfortunately apt today.

  223. 223
    Jamelia says:

    It’s true, I really DO write the diary on my website

  224. 224
    Ray Meagher says:

    Strewth! Guido, if you want a REAL SCOOP – Check out what that flamin’ galah Judy Nunn MEP is getting up to on the continent. All in the name of the British people. Repugnant I tell ya.

  225. 225
    all neocons are twats says:

    of course it’s not fucking slamming them you twat

    it’s slamming the war

    what a div

  226. 226
    The Justification that dare not speak its name. says:

    We are in Afghanistan for one reason only: Pakistan.
    This is the real reason for the presence of British and US troops in this part of the world. It is feared that Pakistan could fall to the Talliban who would then possess a Nuclear arsenal. Puts it in a different perspective dont you think.

  227. 227
    ron Vibentrop says:

    The Taliban were NOT in Pakistan until the Americans and NATO decided to push them out of Afghanistan. They were quite happy with their AK47s living in caves and generally giving the locals a bit of stick as all previous regimes/warlords have done. Now thanks to the idiocy of America and the UK we’ve pushed them into a position of really getting their hands on those much talked about WMDs. Fucking brilliant!
    Afghanistan has always been concerned that Pakistan is going to invade them so the protection of Pakistan drivel is utter nonsense.

  228. 228
    Ex Para says:

    You too need to show some respect. I have no truck with a corrupt government sending our soldiers off to an illegal war and I have and still to this day see good men left alone and broken with no help from the politicians or MOD but that is another matter. My comment here was on Guido using the picture of this soldier to further his own cause, can you not see that or do you frankly not care and simply use my post to gob off; by your comments you again show no respect to our soldiers, if you want to make a comment about their treatment do so but don’t highjack me.

    By the way I have grown up, maybe you should grow some

  229. 229
    Ex Para says:

    My comment at 226 was in reply to 203 NOT 220

  230. 230
    What's up Cock! says:

    Thanks Guido and thanks for what looks like clarification on Meyers’ personal life – more please!

  231. 231
    Anonymous says:

    You should be parachuted into a fire, you homophobic shit.

  232. 232
    you twat says:

    I’m sorry, is this Heat magazine?

  233. 233

    A bit like Heat, except with politicians instead of soap stars.

  234. 234
    you twat too says:

    And also innocent young men who no longer work in politics, apparently.

  235. 235
    Bill Withers says:

    In William Hague’s very public statement over Myers he stated:

    “He (Myers) is easily qualified for the job he holds. Any suggestion that his appointment was due to an improper relationship between us is utterly false, as is any suggestion that I have ever been involved in a relationship with any man”.

    What Hague has failed to explain, how was Myers easily qualified for the job given his lack of experience? And although he denies impropriety with any man, he does not explicitly deny he is Gay! You can be Gay without having sex. Bill Clinton denied have sex “with that woman”, because he defined sex in the biblical sense; penetration.

  236. 236
    HappyUK says:

    That’s the spirit! Now if only bloodless anonymouse wimps like you could direct your venom towards REAL enemies, you know, the kind that want to blow you up (Islamists, Greenies…) we might just get somewhere…

  237. 237
    Ed Moran says:

    Enough already!
    Boring, boring.
    I know you are under a self-imposed promise to be as hard on the new regime as you were on Labour. That’s as it should be and we all support that attitude but this thread is going nowhere.
    IMO you do your best work when you “follow the money”. Keep after the thieving bastards.

  238. 238
    A Harry and Paul fan says:

    William Hague – queer? Well, he looks like a queer, sounds like a queer, and he’s on television a lot. So he must be queer.

    I’m going to put him down as “probably queer”.

  239. 239
    Calm down Guido says:

    Guido, you’re confusing the importance of a homophobic-sniper-from-the-sidelines who doesn’t even use his own name, with a man who has contributed greatly to the ACTUAL running of this country.

    Pipe down and go away on this non issue.

    More to follow…

  240. 240
    Calm down Guido says:

    7. Is Taxfodder a twat? (Rhetorical question)

  241. 241
    Anonymous says:

    I think that the way that you are hounding Hague is disgusting Guido. You made your point….maybe you should just shut up now. MAYBE there was the tiniest public interest in the room thing. This just looks like a spiteful campaign now. Hague is a good man. You have shown yourself to be a nasty vindictive little bully. Does it make you feel better about yourself to belittle others?! How sad. I will no longer be reading your blog….

  242. 242
    13eastie says:

    It’s Guido that has lost touch with reality on this “story”.

    The real SLAMMING is being sent half-way round the world, tour after tour, to risk life and limb for a cause that is far from clear and with no obvious objective in mind.

    And then to be treated like shit if you happen to come home wounded, after falling prey to weapons that can be easily defended against with proper forethought in procurement.

    Being ex-forces, I have no problem at all with people in and around the goverment thinking more than once about the human costs and benefits of in terms of servicemen carrying out operations. I want them to do this MORE, so that soldiers feel LESS inclined to question their mission themselves.

  243. 243
    Red Ed the Manchurain Candidate says:

    I wonder if Hague is the “Daddy” and Chris is the “Mommy”….

    the public have a right to know

  244. 244
    Red Ed the Manchurain Candidate says:

    Hague increasingly looks like he is a liar and a hypocrite who has put his lover with no apparent qualifications into a immensley serious government job. That is of immense public interest as it is corupt.

    Also, his judgement is in serious question now, especially after going all-in with the Jonathan Aitken-esque dead fetus defence.

  245. 245
    Red Ed the Manchurian Candidate says:

    Not in the Tories, especially after all that fagging in the showers at Eton…

  246. 246
    Anonymous says:

    Afghanistan is as much a folly as it has always been. Not for nothing has the second inviolable rule of the armed forces been “Never Invade Afghanistan” (The first being “Never invade Russia”)

    Everyone knows it’s madness. But it was instigated by Blair and we are now there and having interfered and killed civilians and so on, we obviously have a duty to it and not just walk out leaving chaos.

    While the Tories could criticise this in Opposition, in Government they obviously have to deal with it. The Private View will not have changed, but policy takes place in the public arena where if the Foreign Minister decleres it a disaster, it will become one. Afghanistan is a nightmare, trying to sort it out will not happen overnight, cut Hague some slack and let’s get Blair arrested for his crimes.

  247. 247
    A Scotsman says:

    You mean which one is Ben Doon and which one is Phil Macavity?

  248. 248
    Su Pollard says:

    I must say that I have enjoyed reading this

    And the other person in that picture looks like a PRIZE Hunt and general DISGRACE TO THE GAYS

    luv
    Su xx


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