June 29th, 2011

Quote of the Day

Jon Cruddas on Saturday told Compass lefties…

“The idea that you don’t move beyond Labour, that the party contains all the solutions and anything else is counted as betrayal, or is counter-productive, is a morbid symptom of our own decline and actually an obligation of our responsibilities to the country. Similarly a continuous preoccupation in members Ed and David who carries the flame or Ed and Yvette or Ed and Andy or Ed, Ed and Eddie is that Labour is not a top class PPE Oxbridge gig, the question is then, what is it for? 29 policy review groups won’t answer that question, indeed I would tentatively suggest that a couple of compass criticizing bedroom bloggers won’t necessarily answer supply the answers either. I applaud the Compass member’s decision to search out for new ideas and big inspirational political vitality aside of the confines of the parliamentary party whose culture resembles at times a Sopranos tribute band. I believe this change is essential.”


7 Comments

  1. 1
    retardEd Miliband says:

    The unionth have told me not to comment.

    Ooopth.

  2. 2
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    But we know the lefts policies, Socailisim/marxisim.

  3. 3
    Nonymouse says:

    You have Johanned that quote – he said “abdication of our responsibilities” not “obligation”.

  4. 4
    Harper Lee says:

    Fingers crossed the left can spell.

  5. 5
    Octavius Tinsworth Ace says:

    Are you sure he actually said that?

  6. 6
    Ivan Agenda says:

    Cruddas and his goblegook language are a Leninist mating in hell.
    Time he went out to pasture. Recommend to Pakistan where his mates are.

    Only good news today is that a parliamentary commission states the BBC need to reform its complaints procedure and make it subject to outside scrutiny.
    About time too.
    Perhaps Patten may turn out to be a real Patton and blast away with this silver 45 on Thompson and his ilk on radio 4?
    Or will he be like the current UN Secretary General – more secretary than general?
    Jury is still out and he is keeping too quiet.

  7. 7
    watson says:

    some of it was actually recognisable as English


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

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

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

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

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



orkneylad says:

What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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