October 7th, 2010

Birrell Curries Favour

Having kept an extremely low profile for the conference, Andy Coulson was finally seen with a smile on his face at the News International party on Tuesday night. At home with his old Murdoch comrades, one co-conspirator described him as looking like a lost schoolboy reunited with his family. But how long will the smiles last? Coulson’s inter-governmental nemesis Steve Hilton seems to be winning the No.10 power struggle at the moment, with Cameron’s conference speech rehashing back Hilton’s “Big Society” message. While Coulson was keeping his head down after Peter Oborne’s Dispatches blunt hatchet job, Steve was spotted having a quiet curry with the former Deputy Editor of the Indy Ian Birrell…

Birrell who was called on to sharpen up Cameron’s speeches in the election campaign is of the Hilton blue-sky persuasion and Guido can’t think what he might have been discussing. If Coulson were to be forced out by a smoking gun, a huge power vacuum would be created in government and there is no way Hilton wouldn’t want one of his own to fill it…


  1. 1
    Tracy says:

    I had 5 children and I don’t know how it happened. But they’re here now.

    • 4
      Smig says:

      Sell them on eBAY. You’ll make enough money not to have to claim benefits to pay for your cableTV, beer and fags.

      If you’ve got a black one for sale, Madonna will hand over a fortune.

      • 22
        The Gigantic Community says:

        Good to see Dave still pushing the Big Society bollocks down the unwilling throats of the Party. When a Conference fringe meeting of Conservative activists and candidates was asked whether the Big Society was a good message on the doorstep the silence was deafening.

        • 56
          Anonymous says:

          No one knows what big society is, even “Call me Dave” doesn’t it; sounds nice so he shouts “Big Society” where ever he goes.

    • 36
      Big Society = Small State says:

      So this Big Society Bollocks is all down to Hilton Spin then. It sounded patronising before the election and it sounds patronising now. And probably one of the reasons why Team Dave lost their massive lead in the polls.

      Of course it is just a rehash of Small State but the think tanks and focus groups think it sounds better. It does not sound better you dipsticks

      Dave’s Big Sociey has lead to a coalition govrnment.

      • 47
        Maximus says:

        I have been wondering (hopelessly) what ‘Big Society’ really is. So you say it’s doubly spun (big<-small, society<-state) dialectical twaddle?

        Odd to find tories dabbling in dialectical logic.

        • 57
          Anonymous says:

          Dave used to shout “Big Tits do you like my Big Trident”, he might be remembering his past.

      • 48
        EU Referendum says:

        Dave has neither said he believes in small government nor has he said he does not believes in big government, just that he believes in big society.

        Just like the Big Top or a Big Mac , does not mean anything more than that.

        When Dave says you should watch his lips you should take hm seriously and watch them closely. Remember the referendum promised on EU?

        Yes, watch his lips very closely, he is clearly well versed in the art whilst you are not

    • 37
      Gary Glitter says:

      Just 5, you amateur

  2. 2
    MI7 - They're here!! says:

    • 3
      Hmm, not sure about this says:

      Lucky you were outside filming the sky just at that moment.

      • 10
        MI7 says:

        not my video mate. and you don’t no know how long the ufo had been following the plane. it’s obvious the guy saw it went in and got his camera. or maybe used a decent camera phone to record it.

    • 5
      MI7 says:

      hey coulson if you read this blog why not get the sun & notw to print the truth on ufos?

    • 8
      Smig says:

      Your conspiracy has already been trashed numerous times this morning.

      Read the previous thread numbnuts.


      • 13
        MI7 says:

        It’s a different video you mong. And you didn’t trash it, your response that the planes are flying at different heights doesn’t add up. When millitary craft fly in formation they fly at the same height.

        • 17
          Smig says:

          Hey everybody! Look what I caught.

          Like shooting fish in a barrel.

          • MI7 says:

            here’s the video smig thinks is three planes. But to anyone with an ounze of pereception it’s fairly obvious that it’s two jets scrambling after a silver floating ball.

          • Tin Foil Tat says:

            tat’s gone round the bend again
            he thinks litttle spacemen are after him

          • Smig says:

            “silver floating ball”

            No longer an UNIDENTIFIED Flying Object then.

        • 18
          Smig says:

          Hang on a moment. I’ve just got to get that strawman you’ve built and move it off the stage.

        • 32

          The former prime minister would like to know who wrote ‘you are a UFO’ on his desk every morning when he was in office, and what that stands for.

      • 23
        sockpuppet #4 says:

        Nah, this is the one with the birds.
        Its again the 3d thinking bit.

        If a bird is flying directly towards me at a constant speed, and I am filming at 45 degrees to the horizon, on the video would it appear to go up, down, left, or right

        • 39
          sockpuppet #4 says:

          hmm.. modded and incorrect…

          If a hawk is flying horizontally, but towards me at constant velocity, and I am filming pointing upwards at 45 degrees to the horizon, on the video would it appear to go up or down?

          • Smig says:

            A bit of perspective works wonders.

            Unfortunately, a lot of people, such as our tinfoil hat wearing friend cannot visualise objects moving in three dimensions.

            The hawk would appear to go up.

    • 50
      Maximus says:

      A coincidence that the EU has just appointed an ambassador for extraterrestrials? Or a 2-fingered salute to the UN for not letting trougher Ashton in at the high table?

  3. 6
    Rupert Murdoch says:

    G’day mate. How’s Kay Burley doin in her job?

    • 40
      Bruce says:

      What hold has she got over you Digger? She’s certainly not on the pay roll for her journalistic talents.

  4. 7
    David Cameron says:

    So he listened to a few phone messages because the thick fucking owners didn’t understand/couldn’t be arsed to change their 4 digit password.

    It’s not as if it’s a secret what John Prescott eats, or whether Cliff Richards is gay!

    WTF is all the fuss about?

  5. 9
    бетанапомпы says:

    ‘Birrell, who was called on to sharpen up Cameron’s speeches in the election campaign.’

    Didn’t do a very good job, did he?

  6. 11
    Anonymous says:







  7. 12
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    So Coulson is in trouble ????? I think the whole political and media is corupt.

    And get out of the fuckin EU

  8. 14
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Having a quiet curry?

    Clearly no relation to Edwina then.

    • 31
      John Major's Face Full of Curry says:

      Oh no!

      • 46
        Norma Major says:

        Looking back, I was so naiive. When John sat down for breakfast with these thick, black pubes stuck between his teeth, I should have put two and two together ….. *sob*

  9. 16
    Harriet Harman says:

    Unlike the Tories, we had honourable, decent and dignified people handling our press. Honourable men like Campbell and McBride.

  10. 20
    Sadiq Khan says:

    I can verify that they each had a chicken jalfrezi. It was my honour to serve them. They even left me a tip.

  11. 21
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Swans in trouble

    • 44
      Smig says:

      Similar to Geese in jeopardy?

      • 45
        Mitch says:

        Thought Billy was explaining your mates UFO vid, Smig.

        • 54
          Smig says:

          Could be. Those Swans are known to be linked to the tinfoil hat brigade.

          Probably in league with each other. A bit of Swan formation flying and a convenient tinfoiler with a camcorder. Why didn’t I see the link before?

          • Half a Seagull says:

            You’ve got a chip in your head, Smig. That’s why you can’t see the TRUTH, even when it is staring you in the back of the head.

    • 49
      Masterchef says:

      The fucking immigrants aren’t eating them again are they?

  12. 26
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Breaking News ++++++++++++++++++++++

    Cameron jailed for four years


  13. 29
    John Prescott says:

    I love curry. Tracy would smear some bhuna on her baps for me to lick.

  14. 41
    some crazy thoughts says:

    hey Britishers

    why don’t you want to be good Europeans?

  15. 43
    Woman on 45k per year says:

    How can I pay my daughters membership of the pony club now? – Thank heavens for Mr Miliband and our Fabian friends.

    • 62
      Schrödinger's cat says:

      Don’t worry, she has done all the stable boys now. Try ice-skating, it’s safer.

  16. 53

    Mr Fawkes: who cares?

  17. 63
    Jimmy says:

    But didn’t you assure us that Coulson was safe?

  18. 64
    Cameron Is A Cunt says:

    It’s that total fuckwit Hilton who needs to go, he is destroying the Tory party and will destroy the nation unless someone with more sense, courage and actual principles than Cameron stops the Hunt.

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

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

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