September 29th, 2011

Yes Campaign Attempts to Rewrite History

John Denham, Labour’s anti-Business Secretary, told an electoral reform fringe meeting yesterday that the:

“Lib Dems were totally kippered in Yes campaign by thinking ‘We mustn’t do anything to upset the Tories…'”

N02AV veterans have barely been able to keep a straight face at this one, especially given that Chris Huhne was sitting on the very same panel. What was it about Huhne calling other members of the Cabinet Nazis that suggested he was reining in his behaviour?


144 Comments

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

    Of course they would, they lost.

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  2. 2
    jgm2 says:

    ‘reining’.

    Sorry.

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  3. 3
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Just to say on the AV referendum.

    1: Both the coalition partners agreed to it.

    2: They actully kept there word on it and let the people choose.

    3: I actully respected Clegg more after defeat, they respected the voters view.

    Now if only they would let us have one on the membership of the EU, Our parliament is meant to be sovergin yet is dictated to by the anti democratic arse holes in another country.

    Would either the Tories or Labour offer the people of this country a say on this?

    Whoever did would have my vote nailed on for next election.

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    • 25
      misterned says:

      UKIP are offering such a referendum, and they are the only party which is.

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      • 27
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        The only problem i have with UKIP, is that if i vote for them, it is 99% sure they not form the next government nor have enough influence if there was another coalition.

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        • 28
          jgm2 says:

          That’s what folk used to think about voting SNP.

          Or at least that’s what Labour used to rely on them thinking.

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          • Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

            I agree, but lets face what are UKIP in the polls?

            They would need to get 20-30% before they could influence a coalition.

            TBH

            i am prepeared to give Dave another chance and hope they get a majority, but thats it.

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          • Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

            I agree, but lets face what are UKIP in the polls?

            They would need to get 20-30% before they could influence a coalition.

            TBH

            i am prepe@red to give Dave another chance and hope they get a majority, but thats it.

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          • Steve Miliband says:

            Plus I’m not sure that the ‘out’ vote would win -what is the polling?

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          • Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

            If thier was more support for yes then we would have had the referendum, they know what answer the people will give.

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          • Call me Infidel says:

            i am prepe@red to give Dave another chance and hope they get a majority, but thats it.

            You need counseling Billy. Cast iron doesn’t give a fuck about you and will sell us down the river just like Heath and all the other tossers.

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          • gerard depardieu says:

            prepe@re

            A world in which the only fruit is apples.

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          • The Cabinet Secretary says:

            jgm not speak with fork tongue.

            I campaigned for Winnie Ewing in the 1967 Hamilton by – election which she won, overturning a 14000 Labour majority. It was the SNP’s 1st seat in the HoC.

            Now the SNP are running the country (Scotland, that is) – not very well, but there is a lesson to be learned here.

            From acorns great oaks grow.

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          • Stark says:

            Democracy isn’t functioning at present. And it won’t until people say fuck this, I’m voting for what I beleive in

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          • Stark says:

            believe

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  4. 4
    It's all Shite says:

    Looking behind the lectern it resembles a rest home for the confused and terminally bewildered

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  5. 5
    EdMiliband says:

    Ith the therd perthon Billy Connolly?

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  6. 6
    MacAnon says:

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    “…. reigning in his behaviour”

    Embarrrassed schuffling von left talon to right

    und back to left talon

    Errr …. REINING !!!!

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  7. 7
    Engineer says:

    The Labour Book of Historical Rewrites would be thicker than Encyclopedia Britannica, but somewhat less informative.

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  8. 10
    Archie the Escapee says:

    Shouldn’t it be raining ? Semi-educated pillock ! Keep ‘em in the dark I say !

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  9. 11
    Jimmy's obvious but somehow irresistible quip of the day says:

    He said “anything to upset the tories” not “anything to upset the nazis”

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  10. 12
    Desperate Dan says:

    Is that Charles Kennedy? I wondered what had happened to him.

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    • 21
      Spank Sinatra says:

      Charles who?

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    • 22
      AC1 says:

      He shat his pants after too much booze.

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      • 114
        Seb coe's a cunt says:

        Very very poor !!.

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      • 124
        The Cabinet Secretary says:

        Charlie Kennedy cannot have ‘too much booze’. He has an infinite capacity for the stuff.

        If you look carefully at the pic you’ll see that there is a bottle of 20-year-old, 80 proof ‘You’re Fucked Now Pal’ plugged into his femoral artery. And that’s just to keep his heart beating.

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      sick of everything, ever says:

      I admire Sharles for being a total piss-head but he doesn’t half go on sometimes. He uses ten words where one would do the job. He’ll make a good journalist sometime in 2015.

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  11. 13
    Sir William Waad says:

    Looking at Shirley Williams sitting there like a nice, silver-haired granny, you wouldn’t think that she had wrecked the education of tens of millions of schoolchildren.

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  12. 19
    Terrible But True says:

    All very amusing, but such delusional claims really should have a 3 strike rule on being made in public, much less published, along with any consequence-immune author.

    Some less than coherent media outlets take such things as gospel and run on the top of the hour news.

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    • 23
      Terrible But True says:

      I seem to recall Ms. Harman, oo, only today, being allowed to roam wild and free in certain clement groves of media support, despite spouting utter BS.

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  13. 26
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    This is typical of socialist politicians across Europe.

    Whatever the question, if the electorate produce the wrong answer, they ask the question again and again until they get the answer they wanted in the first place.

    C**ts, the lot of them.

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  14. 29
    Spank Sinatra says:

    I listened / watched DeadEd last night demanding ‘it harder’ in his Q&A’s. His responses were truly woeful. Then I saw him stumble on the lead candidate for elections to be Scottish labour leader interview. I winced at that banshee singing the red flag. My dog with a kazoo up its arse would have been more in tune. Their party is royally fucked. Nick is a a dickhead. Cameron is all talk and no trousers. Why on earth would anyone bother to vote?

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  15. 31
    The Shadow Cabinet says:

    We will only tell the truth when it is absolutely necessary

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  16. 35
    The Noble Lord Prescott, the only member of the non-existant working class says:

    I am dumfounded by the degree of incompetence and idleness of the Shadow Cabinet

    In my day, Labour represented the People

    Over desks, under desks, on croquet lawns, in chauffered limousines and all the class that we had

    We also knew how to express ourselves with verve and total dishonesty and get away with it

    What has happened ?

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    • 44
      Alastair Campbell, the professional doggy liariar says:

      Don’t spill the beans Prezza old chap…

      Mum is the word about our whole Ponzi scheme and national disgrace

      It was the right thing to do etc (you know the rest)

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  17. 37
    Ah! Monika says:

    You could listen to Yvette Cooper and think she might even be human

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2043079/Yvette-Cooper-You-listen-think-human.html#ixzz1ZMAvQSJV

    GOOD FOR A LAUGH

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  18. 38
    Ed Miliband says:

    I’m in the centre, moving leftwards not rightwards, forwards, not backwards, and always twirling, twirling towards freedom.

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  19. 39
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    tweetminster Speed limit on Britain’s motorways to rise to 80mph but with an expansion in the number 20mph zones in cities & towns http://t.co/ZEJlFSK6 7 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

    Has they been listening to Chris Hunt?

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    • 50
      Voice of Reason says:

      20 mph – they might as well put a guy with a red flag in front of the traffic. I’ve tried doing 20mph in one of those ludicrous places that have that limit and it is absolutely dire. It’s a fucking crazy idea and I shall not obey it.

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    • 106
      jgm2 says:

      80mph is probably the autostrade/autobahn/motorway limit mandated by Brussels.

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      • 107
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        Not bothered, do it already…….

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        • 122
          Traditionalist says:

          Wanker!

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          • Figure of Hate says:

            Why is 150mph acceptable in Germany, but 71mph currently illegal in the UK? I certainly couldn’t tell you.

            That said, it does highlight one rather disturbing thing and that’s people’s perceptions of right and wrong are shaped by the laws the government creates. Shame, really. It’s that sort of behaviour that feeds the Left.

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  20. 43
    Eddie says:

    What is it about Huhne and his use of the word ‘Nazi’ to describe anyone who disagrees with him? He does this quite a lot.

    Is he using the leftie tactic S.I.N (h/t. Herman Cain) to discredit opposition when they have no better counter-argument?

    “S” – Shifting the blame. ie: If it wasn’t for the mess that Thatcher left us….

    “I” – Ignoring the facts. ie: This coalition goverment cuts are what caused the London riots – the inconvenient fact is that there have been no cuts to date!

    “N” – Name calling. Finally, when lefties see that they’re getting nowhere they resort to name calling. Nazi, climate-denier, racist, europhobe, islamaphobe…

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  21. 46
    Voice of Reason says:

    I know it’s not his fault but every time I see a picture of Ed M I see an image of Harry Corbett with his hand up Ed’s back saying ‘Now say goodbye Sooty’.

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  22. 47
    Raving Loon says:

    What about the EU in or out referrendum? The party that promises that would easily win by a landslide.

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    • 48
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Yes, but then they would not be allowed to ride the EU gravy train…..

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    • 49
      jgm2 says:

      All three parties promised a referendum on the Lisbon treaty and two of them promptly reneged.

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      • 51
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        TBF JGM2

        30 odd labour mps voted for a referendum

        4-5 Lib Dems did

        1-2 Tories voted not to give referendum

        Lib Dems abstained

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  23. 54
    A Tory policy would be welcome at the Tory conference says:

    Cameron needs a blockbuster in his speech next week if he wants to avoid the govt collapsing and Labour getting back in. Something like banning immigration from muslim countries or ending aid to india and pakistan would go down well. A bit of “red meat” as the media are fond of calling it.

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  24. 59
    Monkhopton says:

    Seumas Milne must eat monkey’s cocks for breakfast if he thinks the last “three decades” have been “the model of unfettered market capitalism”

    From where I am sitting in a midlands manufacturing business, the last three decades have been a id badge on a string public sector wankfest of total financial fuckwittery.

    My main competition is grant financed fucktards in the outer reaches of Scotchland and Welshland who have been give money to create jobs in industries that already exist

    Bollocks,

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    • 110
      Gordon Brown {you ain't seen me..right?} says:

      I promised to bail out Rover!

      {oh yeah..whatever happened to that? All I remember was it was just before the 2005 election and we needed the midland votes..Then we won the election..and erm..gee..I don’t know what happened after that..did it all turn out OK?}

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  25. 60
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    campbellclaret profile

    campbellclaret Is the judge saying that if Ferdinand had NOT been England captain, he would have been entitled to privacy? 32 seconds ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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  26. 61
    Labour says:

    Vote for us and we’ll give you benefits for life.

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  27. 62
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    http://www.labourlist.org/conference-appeal

    So they are number 3 blog ( there words) but they need to rasie 5k to keep running?

    Have they got a bad buisness model?

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    • 64
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      So they are number 3 blog ( there words) but they need to rasie 5k to keep running?

      Have they got a bad buisness model?

      Labourlist

      Link in moderation.

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  28. 66
    Archie the Escapee says:

    It’s still reigning. Bloody bunch of half-wits….. I like Ed. He’s a horse isn’t he ?

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  29. 70
    Investigator says:

    We are experts in rewriting history

    Let us look at Mrs Cooper (Balls)

    Classic example of inherited Labour nepotism (hidden unless you dig deep)

    Her father Tony Cooper

    “Tony Cooper – Non Executive Director

    Tony Cooper is a member of the NDA Remuneration Committee.
    Tony is a former senior Trade Union Official with nuclear industry connections and has held a number of public sector Non Executive roles, including in the Forestry Commission and the Postal Services Commission. He was Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) but stepped down from that role in December 2005 following his appointment to the NDA Board.
    He was a Non Executive member of the former Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Strategy Board and the DTI Investment Committee. He also served on the DTI Energy Advisory Committee for the entirety of its ten year life.
    Tony is Chairman of the Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) Trustees and Trustee Director of the Group Pension Scheme (GPS).”

    Pure quangocrat and trade senior union official…

    Yvette Cooper Balls background

    “Born in Inverness, her father is Tony Cooper,[1] former General Secretary of the Union Prospect, a member of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and a former Chairman of the British Nuclear Industry Forum”

    There has been a sustematic cleanout of references to Tony Cooper on Internet since I last looked

    There is more to come…

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  30. 73
    Dave Cam and his jolly spiffing Wind Farm Scam says:

    I say!

    Being the kind of open chap that I am, I have to tell you that my chum Figgy Wills-Probate has this idea to solve the Greek debt crisis!

    He says that if we sell them some wind farms the jolly Greek Johnnys can ‘generate’ – geddit?! – their own lolly and pay off their debts! Ha aha ha!

    Super!!

    Trust me to know a dashed good wheeze when I see one!!

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    • 101
      Gordon Brown Psychiatric nurse says:

      I’ve a better idea.
      Give them money to stimulate their economy. About 600bn euro should do it. And if that doesn’t work, give them some more. And keep giving them money until they feel so embarrassed at being workshy,cash in hand, benefit socialists, they pay it all back.

      Or maybe they don’t ..what do I care? ..I’m just addicted to spending..makes me all…sort of smiley.

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  31. 82
    Sick of being followed about by Edinburgh dogshite and sponging hoons. Wasting my time says:

    Brown offered them the AV in return for coalition. What a hoon. So glad the electorate saw through the Yes 2AV sham. It was just the pathetic students and idiots with the latest trendy haircut that said Yes 2 AV.

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  32. 86
    Bigot says:

    Is there the slightest chance I can give Brown or this lot a good kicking when they’re down?

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  33. 87

    Those who misquote Santayana are condemned to paraphrase him.

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  34. 91

    To the BBC, Guardian, Independent and tofu reader’s weekly.

    September 29th 2011 – hottest since record began.

    Please stop using ‘climate change’ and instead refer to ‘global super-warming’

    Thank you.
    The University of East Anglia.

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    • 100
      I ain't no weirdy beardie says:

      Can’t beat a tofu vindaloo. Haloumi is superb on the BBQ. I draw the line at wearing socks with sandals though.

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    • 142
      Captain Clanger says:

      …and when it snows in October for the third year running after all those promises of another ‘mild’ winter please refer to ‘global climate realignment’ aka no one really has a clue what the f***s going on

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  35. 97
    Bored says:

    The Labour Conference was uninspiring, tedious, rubbish. I have never ever voted for Labour and it is unlikely I ever will. I did want Brown to be leader but only cos I wanted Blair out. You live and learn. But surely the Mong Brown was better than twatty Ed. Labour is in serious trouble.

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    • 104
      Gordon Brown {you ain't seen me..right?} says:

      But surely the Mong Brown was better than twatty Ed

      Thanks Bored. I’ve been waiting for someone to say that.

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    • 105
      Chairman of The Bored says:

      You watched it? Ha ha.

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    • 111
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Brown= Crazy tax and spending marxisit

      Ed Miliband= Crazy tax and spending marxist.

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    • 123
      not a machine says:

      Funny isnt it , neither of there two prime ministers were present (one elected one not), as though last 13 yrs never happend …….

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    • 135
      EdButLookBalls says:

      Liebour – The Solid Gold Comedy Show that promises excruciating situations and laughable entertainment; they should franchise it worldwide or global (as retardEd calls it!!).

      Finest example was the ‘Chair’ on the stage at Scouseland, she was the size of a chair, it was like observing a 1970’s Working Men’s Club committee at play FFS!!

      God help us if the cnuts get back in by zoid vote and postal fuckwittery!!!

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  36. 112
    Voice of Reason says:

    Every time I see a picture of Ed M I see an image of Harry Corbett with his hand up Ed’s back saying ‘Now say goodbye S-o-o- t i e ’ (mispelt due to moderators)

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  37. 121
    not a machine says:

    Extra large popcorn for Andrew Niel on this week and whoever is on QT .

    Larrys on run silent run deep patrols pinging for flanking pinkos , hopes parade goes well and gives the people somthing they havent seen for quite some time

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  38. 128
    Blank stare says:

    I know he can’t help it, but Ed looks utterly confused in the photo. With images like this suggesting the leaders are out of their depth, we don’t have have much reason for confidence.

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  39. 131
    Sungei Patani says:

    In the Bracknell Constituency members of the local Liberal Democrats were delivering leaflets to households headlined “Conservatives for AV”.

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  40. 138
    Ian the big cock says:

    Who are we talkin about here? Who? What? Liberal? What thr fick’s that?

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  41. 143
    A Charming Martini says:

    Chris Huhne was too busy checking out the totty. He is big into that you know.

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  42. 144

    First time I’ve seen a No campaigner even mention the referendum in about 3.5 months. Guess Guido isn’t filled with shame at opposing democracy.

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The lefties are attacking because the panellist is a millionaire and lives in a London home worth upwards of two million. Someone had best tell them he’s called Ed Miliband.


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