September 21st, 2011

Psycho Huhne Checklist

Chris Huhne’s performance last night when questioned by Andrew Rawnsley about his marriage and speeding was jaw-dropping. It confirms Guido in his opinion that Chris Huhne is a political-psychopath. It is widely and euphemistically said by cabinet colleagues that Huhne has an “incredible ability to compartmentalise his life”. Now an ability to remain cool under fire is admirable, when it is to a degree that it is so manifestly cold and calculating it raises questions.

The clinically accepted Hare psychopathy checklist applied to Huhne is revealing. Guido scored Huhne as having 17/20 pyschopathic character traits based on everything we know about him. Here is a man who told the mother of three of his children and wife of 26 years that he was having an affair and their marriage was over using the words “we have thirty minutes to kill the story“. He psychopathically hoped to enlist Vicky’s immediate help in protecting his political career from the publicity fall-out.

Print out the test below and score Huhne for yourself:

Scary isn’t it?


  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    But that surely covers 99% of MPs?


    • 7
      Time 2 CTRL, ALT & DEL says:

      how do you score on this billy??


      • 13
        loon watch says:

        My thoughts exactly!


        • 53
          Vince Cable's down against the Zimbabwean dollar says:

          Come on fat boy, pull your finger out! There’s a war on!


          • Nick Drew says:

            “indiscriminate selection of sexual partners” – yup, tick

            “Lack of Realistic Long-Term Goals” – check: that’ll be the ‘decarbonisation’ policy

            “taking great pride at getting away with crimes” …

            looks like you have a point here Mr Fawkes


          • David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

            I don’t need a chart to inform me what an idiot this man is, I look at my electricity bill and see 12% plus VAT added to it to subsidise wind machines that are inefficient, costly to build and do not reduce carbon emissions because they use more to build them than they save during their 25yr life span. Where is our electric going to come from in 2020 Huhne????? jail him ASAP. If he had his way the UK would be in the Euro and bust, the same with Alexander, Clegg, Cable etc etc

            Alexander recruiting 2,200 more tax collectors, why not employ people to crack down on welfare cheats. 370,000 households where no family member has ever worked. Cut the number of welfare lifers and save billions without increasing the public purse..

            Wipe Lie Dumbs off the political map.

            They are so out of touch with ordinary working people. No wonder they have charged business people this week to have lunch with them to fund their party- a corrupt scam if ever there was. Was Cable ranting about their pay at lunch???? Was he ranting how much he would increase their taxes???? Effing mad the lot of them.


          • Maximus says:

            Please link to a windmill that has been running for 25 years. Very much doubt if many will last past 10 years given the high cost of replacing worn parts.


          • Hang The Bastards says:

            We’ve just found a tvvat that is more mental than MCMENTAL himself..

            Huhne is the most dumb fuck useless politician in Westminster at the moment. What a grade a Asshole.

            I hope he gets his bumhole widened when he’s being detained at Her Majesties Pleasure !


      • 21
        Fiscal Gerrymandering says:

        Politics attracts machiavellian, megalomaniac, sociopathic, psychos that have no tact or shame, and Huhne appears to have a mild dose compared to some.

        This week, the LibDem conference has confirmed for me that the Party is not programmed to be in government.

        This week saw Chris Huhne, Vince Cable, Tim Farron, Lynne Featherstone and Sarah Teather all stand up as opposition politicans, seemingly forgetting they are in government. This is no way to behave if you want the respect of the electorate.

        Steve Webb, Danny Alexander, Norman Baker and Nick Clegg all gave significantly better performances of how to appeal to voters beyond those with a natural yellow streak

        A lot of work still needs to be done to change the wider perception of the LibDems as a bunch of chippy, idealistic, unrealistic weirdy beardies.


      • 59
        Sir William Waad says:

        I started the test but got bored half-way through.


        • 96
          David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

          After watching the Paxman interview make huhne party leader, he will destroy all public confidence in the Lie Dumbs. Vote Huhne.


          • David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

            Bentley, CEO of British Gas, says Huhne could eradicate fuel poverty overnight by means testing. Of the 12 million in receipt of the allowance only 20% need it. Therefore the allowance could be doubled to those in need. Huhne do your sums……….


        • 130
          Illegal Mexican Wave says:

          We need to get these fuckers vetted for mental illness before they are allowed to take their seats in the Parliament.

          Guido, start a new petition: “Sociopaths need not apply”. This could make you (in)famous. With any luck this approach will be adopted world wide and humanity will be freed from the fuckers for good.


    • 29
      Nu Attack Dog says:

      Seems I’m borderline psycho myself :-s


    • 41
      Up sh1t creek says:

      Chris Huhne not doing too well under a Paxman grilling.


      • 78
        Nemo says:

        If that test is real 70-80% of MPs would score a 2 in each box


      • 108
        I Hate Blue Labour says:

        A failure to answer a question is as close to an admission of guilt as you’ll get.

        He’s obviously not very bright and totally out of his depth. His ambitions massively exceed his ability clearly.

        He should have joined the Labour government – he’d have fitted right in.


    • 45
      MrAngry61 says:

      Was Hulne interviewed by Rawnsley on TV, and if so which program?


    • 76
      Tony Blair, Millionaire - just a regular kind of guy... says:

      20/20 for moi, guys

      plus a bit of Iraqi baby killing on the side

      Oh and check out the documentary about me making a fortune. All for world peace, of course. A piece of silver, a piece of gold……


    • 100
      Tattooed_Arry says:

      Politicians as a group score high on measures of Psychopathy as do successful businessmen/women. It could be seen as the “me, me, me” factor of human personality if one were being polite, I used to refer to it as the “Bastard” measure.


    • 116
      Former Naval Person says:

      Surely this is the Qualifying Questionnaire for would-be Liberal Democrat candidates? You can be sure that Handycock would have scored well on this one.


    • 136
      Isambard Brunel says:

      Of course dear billy: being a psycopath is the prime requirement for being in politics at all.

      However MOST politicians at least act as if they weren’t.


    • 138
      Anonymous says:

      Sounds like David Cameron and his hero Tony BLiar.


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

    Congrats to Guido and Neo Guido and all the staff at the Guy News room for being voted Number 1.


  3. 3
    Backwoodsman says:

    Its worth repeating, a limp dim is a socialist who’s too up themselves to vote labour.


  4. 4
    Gordon says:

    He’s stark raving bonkers. And I should know.


  5. 5
    Maj. Rufus cobb says:

    If we are ever going to have law and order in this part of the country, we got to take vipers like those Millibands and that slimy railroad detective Cameron and shoot ‘em down like dogs.


  6. 8
    Anonymous says:

    Cod psychology. Brilliant.


    • 18
      JH says:

      I’ve got a degree in Psychology, I feel qualified to say it’s all complete bullshit and a complete waste of three years of my life.

      Behaviourism, Freudianism, Educational – the lot. Just an excuse for a load of beardie weirdies to bugger around with other people’s lives while getting their hands on lots of lovely taxpayers moolah.


  7. 9
    Lord Lucan says:

    Huhne is actually worse than Brown. While nuts and incompetent, Brown had a modicum of (pathetic) humanity about him. Huhne feels quite happy to throw his ex-wife, his kids under the Bus in aid of his political career. He is the Patrick Bateman of UK politics.


    • 104
      What a plonker. says:

      When is this slimeball going to resign ?


      • 125
        Handycock, No1 Trougher in Pariament says:

        Chris Huhne is an amateur, compared to me. I can tick the box on all 20 of the criteria for the psychology test. This is the very reason why I should take over from Nick Clegg as leader of the Party, and Deputy Prime Minister. Once in place, I would be able to oust Cameron, and become Prime Minister myself and then initiate the most pressing two items of policy. No1, foreign policy, closer relations both politically, economically and militarily with Russia. No 2, domestic policy, reducing the age of consent. I would also make it compulsory for all male MP’s to join the Brotherhood. Boaz.


  8. 11
    Penfold says:

    Huhne’s a complete prat, and if he’s not taking Class 1 or 2 substances, then he is clearly not on this planet and has no excuse for being such a dick head.

    How did we get this FW’s into his present role?


  9. 12
    Terrible But True says:

    Sounds perfectly qualified to be ‘leading the country’ (as to where…) in Cabinet, once one looks at who hired him and who allows him to practice his unique skill sets.

    Interesting to note the level of synergy seen in ‘Seen Elsewhere’ top right.

    No wonder the one national media monopoly we have no choice but to fund is working overtime in support of his personal and professional policy triumphs.

    Unlike most in the politico-media sewer this country is currently cursed with (and no, Ed(s), don’t feel smug, you are worse still), who I can still vote out, and will, some unique forms of malign influence get to stay on when hitched to the lamest, rankest horse they are trying to push, even when turned into a glue you can’t scape off your sole.


    • 69
      Terrible But True says:

      Added this to a BBC politics blog.

      Have to admire their speed, if little else about ‘the country’s favourite propaganda tool':


      ‘Unfortunately we’ve had to edit the content below because it contravened one of our House Rules.

      Your comment was considered to have broken the following House Rule:

      “We reserve the right to fail comments which…

      Contain links to other websites which break our Editorial Guidelines.”

      The URL(s) that broke House Rules were:



  10. 14
    Mornington Crescent says:

    I’d say he’s just an arrogant little shit and a pathological liar who’s got to the sad state of lying to himself, not just to others.

    As for his party’s pathetic performance this week, it wasn’t a Party Conference – more like a Mad Hatters’ Tea Party.


  11. 16
    The Fallen Angel says:


    This is a proper attempt to land a knockout punch on a scumbag politician! Keep it up Guido- strip him bare and make people have no choice to see just how flawed and dangerous this guy is.

    End his career PERMANENTLY!


  12. 17
  13. 19
    Sarah "It's the way i tell 'em" Teather says:

    Word reaches me that Chris Huhne is absolutely confident in the police’s ability to get to the bottom of those speeding ticket allegations of mistaken identity.


  14. 20

    Guido, have to be a pedant(and score nothing for it) but the test is a score out of 40 (read the instructions). Do you make Huhne 34/40 or 17/40?


  15. 22
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Too facile.

    You want a challenge? What you really want to do is to try and find a successful politician who doesnt score highly in that test.


  16. 23
    Steve Miliband says:

    Prescott about to defend his £500m firecontrol fiasco on the Vine show


  17. 29
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Well the “Is Brown Bonkers” tag/saga is over, is this the replacement?

    “Is Hunt Bonkers”

    “Is Hunt Psycho”



    • 36
      Nu Attack Dog says:

      Nonsense – Brown is going to take up a senior advisory role with the Chinese in order to finish off what he started – financial armageddon.


  18. 34

    Here is a photo of Huhne relaxing with his girlfriend………. rather him than me

    Huhne is wrong…… on so many levels…….


  19. 43
    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m normal.


  20. 48

    Go Compare! Go Compare!
    Read all my lies and plagiarise
    So Go Compare.

    Why try to interview?
    When you can just construe
    And write your own so
    Go Compaaaaaaaaaaare!

    Johann Hari.


  21. 55
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    drummerrich1 Watch Ed Miliband’s pre-conference message #fb 2 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

    That should be fun!


  22. 62
    gildedtumbril says:

    Yup! Seems like another cyclepath of a government monster. Are there any who do not qualify?
    Damn all the bastards.


  23. 64

    Interesting coincidence. Barely a few hours ago I published a Big Yellow Taxi parody and the fourth verse ran: –

    “Late last night
    I dreamt the Commons door went boom
    And the men in white coats
    Came and took away Chris Huhne
    Don’t it always seem to go
    That they inflate the whole lot
    ‘Til it’s gone
    They paved paradise
    And put up a turbine plot”

    Full song here: –


  24. 65
    Sir William Waad says:

    This man decides whether granny keeps warm this winter or dies of hypothermia. Terrifying, isn’t it?


  25. 67
    Johann Hari says:

    I’ve just started recording my first album. It’s going to redefine pop music. It’s called Thriller and I’ve already written songs for it, like Beat It and Billie Jean. I’m most proud of Wanna Be Startin Something which took a long time to write. I’m also directing the video for the title track. I’ve come up with the concept. I’ll turn into a werewolf and a zombie and dance in the middle of a street.


  26. 68
    Popeye says:

    I checked it against Huhne and made it 19/20 so I claim the cupie-doll.


  27. 70
    Stand down comedy says:

    Finally got round to watching this after hearing how staggeringly awful she was.


  28. 71
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    anyone reckon the PM will make a “suprise” trip to visit the troops during the labour conference?


    • 73

      Good memory Billy.

      Only McDoom could have looked at that Afghan SpAd suggestion and thought it didn’t reek of party political spoiling and naked self interest.


      • 75
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        but isnt that the trip that gave us those classic photos of Gordon looking a proper twat in a helmet and body armour?


  29. 72
    Steve S from Meth Productions says:

    You leave my friend Chris (whom I am not) alone. He is a fantastic minister. You are anti-homo and a semaphore.


  30. 79
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    His performance on Newsnight last night – when Paxman realised it wasn’t even worth trying a Howard-repeat and asking the question 12 times – is further evidence.


    • 120
      Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

      He certainly lives in a fantasy world. He claims that the Limp Dems time in givernment has increased their credibility. Credibility amongst who? Morons?, imbeciles?, the retarded?

      If anyone believes that the Limp Dems credibility have increased over the last year, please post below starting your post with the words “I am a total and complete fuckwit and I believe that the Limp Dems credibility has increased because…..”


  31. 80
    Jimmy says:

    Just out of interest, what was your score?


  32. 82
    Gordon Brown says:

    I was allowed to become prime minister even though everyone in my party knew I’m an unstable bully. Scary isn’t it?


  33. 86
    HappyUK says:

    The Hare psychopathy checklist applies just as much to Margaret Moran. Just witness her outrageous play-acting recently. A real ham, and nasty with it.

    Much of Psychopathy hinges much around the telling of lies and bullshit for personal gain. In particular the ones who takes great pain show that it ‘wasn’t technically a lie’. Moran certainly takes the biscuit on this one


  34. 87
    Only in England.... says:

    …..Carpenter bolts up 100 year old beech tree and stays there in defiance of fascist council’s attempt to fell it. Legal costs 250k and counting…..


    • 93
      Engineer says:

      Not cost effective. Planked and seasoned beech only fetches about £20 cu. ft. You’re not going to get 12,500 cu. ft. out of one tree, even a biggy.

      Just piss off for a bit till he gets bored and comes down. Then fell it. Beeches are not exactly rare.


    • 129
      HappyUK says:

      If it’s 100 years old it’s probably coming toward the end of its natural life-span.

      Good forestry management involves cutting down trees as much as planting them.


  35. 88
    Engineer says:

    Guido tweets that Newsnight’s regular audience is down to 257,000. That’s fewer than buy the Grauniad.

    I’ve no idea how bad Newsnight has got because I haven’t watched it in years, but I can’t believe that the BBC’s target audience is solely the Westminster Village and Council diversity co-ordinators. If the Beeboids can’t work out that throwing balance and impartiality out of the window is bound to backfire eventually, their brains must have become addled by too many recreational substances.

    It might help if they recruited some older journalists to the back office – people with experience of life in the raw outside the metropolitan bubble. Employing graduates straight from college, however bright they are, is going to make the output sound like an extension of student politics.

    The same applies to almost everything else the BBC does.


  36. 99

    As I reported ages ago, the case will be dropped.

    As for Mr. Huhne, if any reporter wants to get at him you need to have the ability to think, listen to what he is saying and think. Sadly in the UK this is a serious problem.

    Huhne thinks that the right wing people need to compromise. Question, where they democratically elected? The only answer to that is Yes. Then you need to respond with, are they not just doing what the people want by standing up to the government? Then you leave it at that because he will explode because of the conflict (elected by people, must do good for people, opps, have good job making money must sell out values… help help… Bang), on one side you have doing what the people want who elected you (Note multiple examples in this country where politicians say one thing and do another) and the idea that a politician actually does what the people want who elected them.

    You want to nail Huhne to the wall KISS (keep it simple stupid), you ask questions that can only be answered by Yes or No, and when he start off, you cut him off, and say so your too stupid to answer the question then.

    Huhne is too clever by half, it was a hell of a song and dance apparently to get the case dropped but it is going to see some interesting people taking up political careers in the near future.

    (Remember this is a whisper so don’t shout about it)


  37. 101
    Anonymous says:

    Damn. My boss scores highly on this, too…


  38. 102
    Chris Hoon says:

    I am a Hoon, I can hardly deny that fact. Am I a Psycho ?? I am a LimpDim MP. QED.


  39. 106
    Helenus Milmo says:

    The incidence of sociopathy amongst parliamentarians is second only to that of bonus bandits, tax avoiders, and petroleum racketeers.


  40. 107
    Keith Dovkunts says:

    Psycho? Who knows. But feck me, can he pull ugly women.

    Judging by his past and current floozies, if I was to learn he was caught in bed in a threes up with Margaret Beckett and Diane Abbott, being filmed by Melanie Phillips, I wouldn’t be surprised. This man must have balls of steel to bed ugly munters like he does.


  41. 111
    Tony and Cherie says:

    Do you think he is madder than Gordon?


  42. 112
  43. 113
    I don't need no doctor says:

    But he still hasn’t been charged with anything.


  44. 114
    Gordon Broon says:

    I scored 20/20.


  45. 117
    Rob says:

    Couldn’t that checklist apply to every politician?


  46. 119
    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    He is a Grade 1, gold plated, exquisitely framed, gaudily lit total c*u*n*t of a man. His credentials in this regard are impeccable. If there was a political party for utter contemptible c*u*n*t*s like Huhne, he would no doubt be a senior figure in that party. No wait….

    I for one support Guidos quest to utterly destroy this mans political career by exposing him as the c*u*n*t he is.

    Do please carry on. And when he is down kick him some more.


    • 123
      Dolly fucking Draper says:

      You’re a fucking panty waist moderate. Huhne and his ilk are a existential curse on the earth and it’s our own fault that we let ourselves be fucked over by these cun’ting imbeciles. Psychopaths are 1-3% of the population and overrepresented in some areas (unsurprisingly) mainly those where mendacity is not countered by a bottom line. Academia, the military, some areas of business where they can shapeshift before discovery, and of course politics which welcomes them as the norm. In evolutionary terms they are defectors in prisoner’s dilemma; in biblical terms they are of the beast, minions of lucifer. They need a fucking stake through the chest. Go for it Guido.


  47. 122
    Anonymous says:

    I watched the recent Horizons about psychos. I’d love to send Huhne and Blair for brain scans and blood tests – would undoubtedly confirm what we all suspect.


  48. 132

    As a Norwegian I am disgusted at this psychopath. Are there no depths to which he will not sink? I say bring back the rope.


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