January 4th, 2012

DUEMA: Expect Labour Bloggers to Try Spin Dodgy Ed Graph

Just wait till the dis-loyalists get their hands on the latest LabourList poll that tries to pretend that more than half of the Labour Party hate Ed:

This is clearly the work of Dan Hodges taking the survey multiple times. Shame on LabourList for not weighting the poll accordingly and then trying to craft an “average at best” narrative around it.

All this stirring has to stop. 


91 Comments

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

    I am one of the 5.7 % i think Ed miliband is excellent as Labour party leader.

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    • 5
      Anonymous says:

      If it was the Tory party who were surveyed they would agree with you billy that Ed Milliband is an excellent Labour party leader another Foot or Kinnock in the making

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    • 15
      The Last Quango in Paris says:

      Can we run a concurrent campaign on ’2 Ed’s are better than 1′? I think they should both remain, unopposed, in their seats for ever.

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      • 25
        Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

        I’ll go for that. Could we improve it to 4 Eds are better than none by including both the Mrs Eds?

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      • 26
        Anon says:

        Don’t forget Chuckup Umunna. He sits on the sidelines, somewhat eclipsed by Ed & Ed, but I’m sure that with more exposure the public could firstly identify who he is and, secondly, grow to dislike support him just as much as they hate love Ed & Ed.

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      • 53
        Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

        Much as I think the presence of Bully Balls in the Shadow Cabinet helps to keep Labour out of office it would be a delight to see him kicked out by his constituents

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    • 41
      Torn a Fresh One and Loving it. says:

      I wish Ed was gay I wood suckle at his todger and subsist on a tasty diet. Of hebrewtastic polski sperm. Yum yums!

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    • 73
      filipinomonkey says:

      My cousin in Nigeria would like to have a chat, he’s got a business proposition you might find interesting.

      oh and before I go, you wouldn’t happen to know any others from this 5.7% would you, email addresses etc, we’d be most grateful and it would be a shame if they missed out on this opportunity…

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  2. 2

    The 5.7% are the 99%. The rest of the 94.3% are the 1%. All hail the Leader.

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    • 21
      Shock and urrgh says:

      21.9% of the Labour party are SANE? Seriously? That’s quite a high figure!!

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      • 27
        Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

        Or if you ask enough nutcases the same question quite a lot of them will randomly give you the right answer.

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      • 29
        Anon says:

        Not quite. 21.9% think he’s ‘poor’ because they’re raving Marxist loons who regard Ed as too right wing.

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        • 51
          Shock and urrgh says:

          I thought that was the more plausible reason!!

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          • Dolly says:

            It’s actually true, the regular posters at labourlist are fucking windowlicking loons.

            Especially Homfray, Jo (who I think is a man, definitely something odd about her), and Derek (likely alcoholic).

            Allegedly…in my opinion.

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    • 30
      The Last Quango in Paris says:

      he is used to winning things with small odds though

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    • 44
      H Doodson says:

      Not really, if we gave 100 monkeys the same question they would average at 20% thinking he was a very poor leader. This makes the 21% figure from the polling somewhat less impressive.

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  3. 3
    David Cameron says:

    I for one would be devastated if he stepped down. Wednesday lunchtimes just wouldn’t be the same.

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    • 48
      Spanky and Our Gang says:

      With some revision:

      “[Wednesday] afternoons, that made me feel so warm inside,
      Have turned as cold and grey as ashes, as I feel the embers died….”

      (Sunday Will Never Be The Same, 1967)

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  4. 4
    The Meissen Bison says:

    I beg your pardon but what does this post mean?

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  5. 6

    I could have been gay, you know.

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  6. 7
    Well---awriiiii....ght we've got OUR party back says:

    Lord Kinnock thinks Ed will be a great Prime Minister but then again he thought he’d won the 1992 General Election………….

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  7. 12
    Raving Loon says:

    1 in 5 Labour members think Ed is doing a good/excellent job. In unrelated news, 1 in 5 Labour members are completely bats**t insane.

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    • 57
      Ed Milliband says:

      Well what do you expect? I am a Member of the Labour Party after all, and representative of the best talent in the Party.

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  8. 13
    Anonymous says:

    Are the 5% who think he’s doing an excelent job the same 5% that still want to join the Euro

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  9. 14
    Scallywag says:

    Surely the opinion of a Labour voter cannot be taken seriously. They are mostly somewhere between cretin and insane to hold such views

    These are the sort of people who would vote Labour in a general election in the vain hope that Miliband minimus and his mate Ed Blinkybollox would be put into Nos 10 and 11 respectively, at least until Blinky could get into No 10 himself and really bankrupt the country.

    Wouldn’t this call into serious question the results of this ‘poll’. All the votes should be on the green bar.

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  10. 16
    Bogey on down says:

    Gordon Brown spotted strutting his stuff on the dance floor at David Tennant’s wedding

    “Gordon took to the dance floor, eager to strut his stuff to Abba’s Dancing Queen”

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2081981/Gordon-Brown-spotted-strutting-stuff-dance-floor-David-Tennants-wedding.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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    • 17
      Zeno says:

      Dancing Queen? How apt!

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    • 28
      JH says:

      That’s Tennant’s marriage fucked then.

      Not that I give a damn about the over-rated, self-righteous lefty luvvie fuck.

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      • 31
        Rufus T Gnatstrangler says:

        Well I thought he was very very good as Doctor Who. Much better than the arse who took over from him after the first series.

        Plus, he was very good in Shallow Grave.

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        • 80
          Elton Ben says:

          Not his fault. The BBC got rid of writers to be replaced by messagers making sure that the viewer is on message.

          For example see the christmas special crapola.

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          • Rufus T Gnatstrangler says:

            Yes, that was a waste of time. Apparently it was better than the 2010 Christmas Special, which I’m told was truly dire. And it must have been.

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      • 32
        Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

        …..you missed out Scotch, dear.

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      • 81
        joescotus says:

        imagine if he had roger moore’s eyebrows to match his bulging eyeballs tennant’s bafta wining prospects would leap to at least 2%.

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    • 36
      I don't need no doctor says:

      Are you sure that wasn’t Mandleson.

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    • 40
      Anonymous says:

      I don’t buy this gay gordon thing. The bearded chap he lives is surely there just as a front.

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  11. 18
    Mr Jacqui Smith says:

    Ed is genius.
    Ed is wonderful.
    Ed is far far better than mediocre.
    I truly believe this and have not been paid to support ed … I believe it in my wallet …err … heart.

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  12. 19
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Mark Serwotka and Brendan Barber say that 5.7% is a resounding success for Ed Miliband.

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  13. 22
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of says:

    Call me Dave said “The eyes of the world will be on us Let us show the World that Britain can organise great events like the Olympics ”

    Breaking news from Sky : Some tickets for Olympic events
    Have been over sold by 100%
    ha ha ha ha you really couldn’t make it up !

    £80 ,000,000 for fireworks

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    • 35
      Anon says:

      That £80million for fireworks is going to look pretty damned stupid. Especially when Alcy Aida are probably going to set off some pretty big fireworks, free of charge.

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      • 38
        Colonel Blimp says:

        Haddock you really are a complete killjoy. Go back to the bookies and prepare for bankruptcy.

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    • 50
      Anonymous says:

      Prices can really shoot up for 50p fireworks when business and uncivil servants know the taxpaper and the Lotto are supplying the money, pun not intended.

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  14. 23
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Dobson and Norris – We are all in this together.

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    • 39
      Anon says:

      It’s an exciting night for them – the first night of their honeymoon. I wonder who their husbands will be.

      Dobson gets shown to his prison cell. In it, there’s a 6’6″ black guy who’s built like a brick shithouse. The black guy looks at Dobson and says, ”I’m going to be your cellmate for the next 15 years. Do you want to be the husband or the wife?”

      Dobson thinks as quickly as he can and replies, ”I want to be the husband!”

      “Fair enough,” says the black guy, “now get on your knees and suck your wife’s cock.”

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    • 76
      Anonymous says:

      Isn’t it spelt ‘Dorries’? Why are Frank and Nadine together, anyway.

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  15. 24
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of says:

    4 out of 5 people say

    Ed who ?

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  16. 37
    Theory says:

    The 5.7% are undercover DUEMA agents?

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  17. 52
    cast iron dave says:

    this is excellent news
    now I can be even more of a leftie Euro apologist

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  18. 54
    Mrs. Ball-Scooper ( triple flipper ) says:

    Balls scratches balls ( @ 1.15mins ).

    http://bit.ly/AAcJW7

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  19. 59
    Jeronimo says:

    Just one thing we know that the majority of the Toryboys, especially on this blog, don’t like Teddy boy or his strange assistant, but how many Toryboys think Cammeron and his mate Gideon are doing an excellent job, a good job,
    average job, poor job or finally a very poor job, also if doing a good or better job, if Ted and Ted are just making them look better than they really are. That last question is put in considering the various derisory comments that have been posted on this blog about Dave since he became PM.

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    • 60
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Not everyone on here is a Tory.

      Other thing is, if Ed were PM he would be spending even more, taxing even more, borrowing even more.

      We are not fans of Dave, more like the lesser of two evils.

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      • 66
        Jeronimo says:

        OK Willy, also Ukippers and BNP, as not being fans of Dave, I would have thought that blatantly obvious from the posts hence the final question, Guido could run a vote on this blog.

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      • 68
        non believer says:

        Glad to see you think you can speak for the forum Billy, despite the fact that most here (and certainly the proprietor) seem to despise homosexuals such as your self.

        And I’m sure you’re right, and it’s not all Tories here but you’d have to be naive to think that anything other than the massive, overwhelming majority of posters here are in fact full on card carrying Tories (with some dressing themselves up as ‘libertarians’ of course).

        No bad thing of course but lets not kid ourselves that theres any kind of broad church in operation here; it’s as much a borg like hive mind here as any gathering of NuLab drones

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        • 74
          Jeronimo says:

          NB the Conservatives also have homosexuals in their ranks, they seem to be accepted as long as they do not flaunt themselves openly, they might not be acepted by various members but if they pay their subs they have the right to participate. Willy is Guido no1 fan, he would jump naked over a barbed wire fence to support him!

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      • 69
        non believer says:

        Glad to see you think you can speak for the forum Billy, despite the fact that most here (and certainly the proprietor) seem to despise homosex.uals such as your self.

        And I’m sure you’re right, and it’s not all Tories here but you’d have to be naive to think that anything other than the massive, overwhelming majority of posters here are in fact full on card carrying Tories (with some dressing themselves up as ‘lib.ertarians’ of course).

        No bad thing of course but lets not kid ourselves that theres any kind of broad church in operation here; it’s as much a b.org like hive mind here as any gathering of NuLab drones

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    • 61
      Fake Billy © says:

      ……….zzzzzzzz reading that was as bout as interesting as a Labour Party Conference

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      • 71
        Jeronimo says:

        Fake Willy, WAKE UP! Party conferences are very boring the speakers just preaching to the coverted, they should be speaking to the voters in general and putting their points across. Party broadcasts are just the signal everyone uses to put the kettle on they are so one sided and boring.

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    • 90
      cherronyymow says:

      Should your name really be “Geronimo”, one time leader of the Apache nation?

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  20. 63
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    I don’t know why, but this springs to mind for some reason:

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    • 70
      KINNOCKIO says:

      The Welsh windbag became the wet ballbag.

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      • 72
        Jeronimo says:

        Like Dubya walking into a false door in the white house everyone does daft things they are just not recorded, including Gordon and his “bigoted woman”

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  21. 65
    Jeronimo says:

    That’s OK Willy, he just can not accept that Margaret has Alzheimer’s disease, probably caused by the series of strokes, it is no respecter of who people once were or how much they achieved in their lifetime, Carol is doing a good job looking after her mother, it is not easy. The film may focus minds about Alzheimers and what a terrible affliction it is there probably a chance 5-10% who contribute to this blog will end their days with this affliction.

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  22. 75
    Phantom says:

    When those union-funded lefties on LabourLost don’t rate their own puppet lefty – you know he’s F’d.

    50.9% think he’s poor to very poor. Even using Labour’s maths, that’s a majority.

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    • 77
      Gordon Brown THE great leader says:

      That’s nothing like more than half, I should know I’m the man who saved the world.

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  23. 78
    Harreit Harman, QC says:

    We are in labour and we stand for the poor and especially the very poor.

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  24. 87
    bbJ says:

    Labourlist has tanked under Ferguson and it is the joke of the bloggosphere. Ferguson doesn’t know his arse from his elbow. By his own admission he is a hardcore tribalist and this articles underlines the blinkered way he thinks. Daily hypocrisy and drivel. LL Now has next to no readership. Compete is the only place where you can really get any independent stats and LL is in the toilet.

    Ferguson was spinning a readership of 550,000. In my view his readership is well under 1,000 and 250 on average. Perhaps he should separate out the search engine crawls to realise what’s really happening.

    For anyone who doesn’t visit the site (and you really shouldn’t) it’s material ranges from pathetic tenuous snides from the editor about the Tories and the Libs, to brainless articles from fellow tribalists drivelling on about Labour should do and intermingled with brainless twaddle from Chris Williamson the MP for Derby.

    </a

    http://labourlist.org/2011/12/2011-pick-of-the-year/

    http://siteanalytics.compete.com/labourlist.org/

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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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