March 24th, 2012

“It Will Be Awesome”


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  1. 1
    Lord Cameron of Dave says:

    We can’t go on like this.
    I’ll cut taxes for us, not the peasants.

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      Anonymous says:

      Dave has just said that what he did was totally unnaceptable. Why is this idiot leading the Tory party.

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      old git says:

      The Tory Cabinet Song

      Jolly big back-handers
      Added to our large hoard
      You can meet the PM
      We’ll take your views on board
      It’s not illegal so you wont be slapped in jail
      It’s common Knowledge our policies are for sale

      Don’t use direct debit
      That would just leave a trail
      We can’t have the public
      Knowing that were for sale
      If you are wanting to purchase committee votes
      I can arrange it for a bloody great wad of notes

      We know the public
      Are for the most part thick
      We’ve already cut your taxes
      Was that not a cunning trick
      We’ve clawed back the money from all of the OAPs
      We are the Tories and we can do what we please

      We’ve set the agenda
      By upping the Uni cost
      Cutting the Child Allowance
      Pensioners tax break lost
      We are getting richer so in us you should invest
      We’ve all got millions so bollocks to all the rest

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  2. 2
    The Paragnostic says:

    At least it was just policies and not peerages.

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  3. 3
    Lord Carrington's binoculars says:

    Idiot, idiot, idiot

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    Tom says:

    Cruddas in the crud.

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      Dick the Prick says:

      And that’s the BBC’s coverage for the day sorted…..

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        Dobby says:

        Crudarse is quite important news, you see.

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        Gonk says:

        For the month !

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      • 201

        Hahaha ! For the year, you mean !

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          Gonk says:

          Or until 7th May 2015. Possible early ice age could force new agenda.

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          • Yeah like BBC’s political correspondents aren’t all arch Tory acolytes. Nick Robinson ex-Chairman of the young Conservatives, Andrew Neil speechwriter for Thatcher, Robert Preston Tory economics analyst and John Pienarr, Five Live’s Tort representative come Chief Political corrspondent.
            Stop whining about the Bullingdon Broadcasting Corporation.

            Your whinings will make more sense when their isn’t a five to one Tory majority on the panel in the aftermath of a deeply unpopular budget and on a Question Time which mysteriously ommited to have any questions at all about the NHS in a week where NHS integrity has been sold to the highest bidder. I wonder how many of the private contract ‘winners’ from the new NHS bill had champrs and caviar at number 10 with call me Dave and Damantha?

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          • Unaligned voter says:

            Millitwit should be having a field day with “We’re all in it togther”. Chancellor’s war on Grannies, and now Premier Payments for ministers.
            I’m glad I’m not labour – but then I’m glad I’m not Tory either. He he Ha ha,

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        My comment is awaiting moderation says:

        Well done Pete, you’ve managed to knock Ken Livingstone off of the BBC daily sleaze headlines.

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  5. 5
    Harold V. Angryperson says:

    Anything Labour can do….

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    Some Geezer wot knows a million corny jokes says:

    “For a quarter-mill, I want him NAKED…”

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      Wonky Moral Compass says:

      Each to their own. I’d settle for Sam slathered in baby oil.

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        Some Geezer wot wishes he were more of a "Mensch" than he is says:

        If the truth were known, it’s LuLu Bags for me; the baby oil, yeah, sure, why not? (The last post is a variation on the punch line to a rather silly joke about breeding rare parrots, for those who don’t recognise it.)
        http://ns3.britfags.net/pol/src/131206460269.jpg
        (Don’t let that link line fool you!)

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    Anonymous says:

    thick Hunts how stupid can they be

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    Tachybaptus says:

    It might be worth a scandal that brings the government down, and several years of Labour horror, and the ensuing economic collapse, to get a Conservative party without Dave and with some will to bring recovery. Sometimes you have to go through a high fever to end your illness. Not looking forward to it, though.

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    David Cameron and his corporate consultant representatives riddled with corruption and selling political influence to the highest bidders? Hmmm, interesting turn of ecents. The words “No shit sherlock” spring to mind.

    The Government of millionaires, the party of millionaires paid to represent millionaires, sell the rest of the country down the river for the sake of millionaires has been caught doing exactly what everyone with half a brain knows it is there for.

    To sell its soul to the highest bidder and use the state and British democracy to make the richest in the country and the world richer and richer and richer and so on…….

    If the Tory Party didn’t have 95 percent of the media and financial establishment in its pocket it would fall apart in a week. The corporate consultant lobby are not a political party at all so why keep up the sham. They’ve oprivitised everything else why should democracy be any different?

    Sadly British democracy was privitised long ago and anyone who believes the Tories are anything else other than a malicious and vindictive tool of the Ebenezer Scrooges and penny pinching millionaire class is either a good liar or a deluded fool. Even most Tory posters here know the party they are voting for is nothing but a front for the financial establishment.

    Pathetic. The day the Tory Party is destroyed will be the day the laughter of children is heard again and this country can finally rebuild. May you rot in hell.

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      Dave P says:

      You give proof to my comment at 10.

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        I’m afraid you’re suffering from tedious assumption syndrome. Typical character trait on the Tory blogosphere unfortunately.

        If you’re referring to the corruption that riddled New Labour then I suggest you remember the fact that this was a party the owner of FOX NEWS the most conservative news channel in the world Rupert Murdoch backed for not one, not two but three elections.

        New Labour sold their souls and became just another Conservative Party hence Thatcher’s famous quote that Blair was her “greatest achivement”. The Tory press backed New Labour because essentially they became the Tory Party and were backed by the same corrupt vested interests that have now shifted their funds and resoueces back behind their natural allies of chouce.

        The reason they bought New Labour for three elections was because they knew the Tories would be out of the picture and the corporate establishment simply used New Labour as a prop until the Tories had a chance of being elected again.

        The rotten to the core aspects of New Labour and the Tories do have one common binding bond. Rupert Murdoch and the insidious and corrosive influence of self-serving corporations selling this country down the river to line their own bulging pockets at the behest of the taxpayer who after been betrayed by this rotten to the core system. No longer. Bring this Government down and bring back democracy. The day the Tory Partt, New Labour and the Neo-Liberal Democrats die will be the day deocracy is resurrected in this country.

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          The Tooth Fairy says:

          Thanks for believing in me!

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          Alec Salmon says:

          Don’t you go dissing my friend Rupert. He’s gonna help win independence for Jockland.

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          • Waiting For An English Alex Salmond says:

            The only intelligent politician around. Taking the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” approach.

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          Osama the Nazarene says:

          In Mr Idiotic Tooth Fairy @23 above I hear the ramblings of a nascent dictator. The existing parties are not doing what I want so it is time to scrap them. Never mind the wishes of their existing followers they must all be sheep.

          Democracy is pretty dirty and will not always fit your preconceived ideas but its the best we’ve got so just get used to it.

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          • You have to have power to be a nascent dictator unfortunately I don’t think aspiring for a truly democratic political system where policy is driven by vested interests and sold to the highest bidder is the ramblings of a dictator at all.

            “Politics is dirty and corrupt and that’s the way I like it” just won’t do I’m afraid. And it isn’t just me who the political parties aren’t representing but the people who voted for them. Over half of the policies implemented since the election of the coalition government were nowhere ner their pre-election manifestos.

            Democracy isn’t the best we’ve got because it isn’t democratic. As has been proven beyond doubt there are no politicians just corporate consultants representing their paymasters when they should be representing the public and the taxpayer. It may suit your purposes to have a rotten to the core political system serving the whims of multi-millionaires whilst the taxpayer props up and subsidises this corrupt regime of corporate criminality which is a far cry from democracy.

            Look up the word democracy in the dictionary:’A form of government in which all the citizens of a nation together determine public policy’. ALL THE CITIZENS. NOT SIMPLY THE WEALTHIEST.

            I think you should also look up the word dictator. for a system where a small percentage of society buy their way into power and disproportionate representation is alot closer to that definition than the true definition of democracy which I say the British people should aspire to and accept nothing less. People like you may be happy witha financial establishment plutocracy but I’m afraid the majority of us want transparency and a true representation of democracy rather than your phoney imitation.

            he negative “You have to accept our cheapened, corrupt and distorted version” just won’t fo. You’ve already obliterated the global economy and robbed the taxpayer for generations to come. Call it what you like but it isn’t democracy. Sod you and sod your dictatorship!

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          • The UK is becoming East Germany circa 1976 says:

            All three main parties are international corporate socialist parties, or more precisely, globalist fascists.
            All have abandoned their core support and now actively despise those stupid enough to listen to their lies.
            There is nothing between them in office or opposition except management style and emphasis.
            All three are populated with corrupted liars, frauds and deliberately selected imbeciles.
            If you want to get our democracy back, the first thing to do, is kick all three in the balls at election time.
            Giving them an electoral kicking also gives their masters, who run the useless errand boys, a good kicking too.

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          • Miss Piggy says:

            The liblabcons are high on my list for a pork chop.

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          End the tedium says:

          “I’m afraid you’re suffering from tedious assumption syndrome.”

          I’ve made this tedious assumption that the Sunday Times is, in fact, owned by the the Rupert monster. Can you somehow crowbar the Sunday Times story into Rupert showing his support for the Tories?

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          • Name me the last time one of Rupert’s papers told its readership to vote against its wishes then? And are you seriously telling me that FOX NEWS is the pinnacle of balanced News coverage.

            We’re three years from an election today when the Sunday Times prints story of this magnitude in the run up to an election and one notable paper of the murdoch press deviates from the Murdoch party line then come back to me.

            Rupert Murdoch didn’t even hide his intentions when meeting Tony Blair. I still have the records to prove what he said in that interview. “I want assurances” on policy being foremost amongst them.

            He may have less influence on his newspapers since the News Of The World imploded and having Andy Coulson’s slithering, snake like glare upon parliamentary proceedings backfired but I’ll need further proof that he has backed off when it comes to influencing his press.

            The Sunday Times do have to be given credit for reporting this story and the quality of journalism is to a good standard. My father and brother are regular readers as well as Tories in fact. You would also be right to point out that the Sunday Times supported the Tories throughout their sister paper’s deviation to New Labour but I don’t think anyone in politics would deny that for a long period of time that Rupert Murdoch has had an unhealthy and disproportionate influence on British politics.

            We’ll see. But it’s the timing of the breaking of these stories that matters most. After Murdoch swung his support behind New Labour they did appear to become more and more a party that reflected the views of their new cheerleader in Rupert Murdoch or do you believe the Tories were wrong to attack New Labour for the widening gulf in disparity between social spectrums or the fact that they were hypocritically subservien to the City and the financial sector during their time in Government?

            Whatever else Tony Blair flew to the other side of the world for it wasn’t for tea and biscuits with a crusty old windbag who didn’t have any influence over the papers he owns. Get real!

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          • Yes, that’s why Tony Blair flew to the other side of the world like a bellboy on methampthetamine. Because he wanted to have tea and biscuits with a crusty old windbag.

            Nobody even remotely denies the disproportionate impact Murdoch has had on British politics over the years. Even the man himself. I have the recorded inteview on record if you want a re-print. He expressly said in the Sun that he met with Blair because he “Wanted assurances” before pledging his support.

            Now, you don’t need a diploma in PSE to make the calculation that Murdoch was talking directly about the support of his biggest selling newspaper the Sun and not himself, one man on the other side oof the world with no influence in Australia.

            Now the Sunday Times are far from the worst offenders when it comes to gutter scraping journalism I agree but to pretend Rupert Murdoch hasn’t had a big and disproportionate influence on British politics over the last 30 years is living in fantasy land. Not even Cameron would deny that.

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          • Tinkerbell Murdoch says:

            Above or below, it’s always very long, very tedious and answers questions which were not asked. The elf needs to learn the art of precis.

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          • Kane says:

            What was the Rupert Murdoch owned newspaper who revealed what Lord Archer got up to in the courtroom where he won £500 000 which he donated to “charidee” which he sort of forgot to do?

            Sleaze is embedded within Labour suppporters, she Robert Maxwell, Anne Robinson, Piers Moron so they do not notice it when “their” crowd are benefitting.

            Huhne is wanted out by the Lib Dems because of the speeding ticket fiasco whereas Harman should have lost her license and Labour supporters just say “How fucking dare anyone out there make fun of Harriet after all she has been through.!

            She lost a leadership election, she went through menopause. She had two fuckin kids.

            Her husband turned out to be a user, a cheater, and now she’s going through a crisis of confidence into how a man was selcted on an all woman shortlist. All you people care about is….. readers and making money off of her.

            SHE’S A HUMAN! (ah! ooh!) What you don’t realize is that Harriet is making you all this money and all you do is write a bunch of crap about her. She has opened the way for women to work in the Sewers! The sewers! Think of the glamourous fun that women can have down there!

            LEAVE HER ALONE! You are lucky she even turned up at parliament for you BASTARDS! She could have been at tea parties with her pals from Saint Pauls school for girls which none of you ever attended.
            LEAVE HARRIET ALONE!…..Please.

            Speaking of professionalism, when is it professional to publicly bash someone who is going through a hard time.

            Leave Harriet Alone Please…. !
            Leave Harriet Harman alone!…right now!….I mean it.!

            Anyone that has a problem with her you deal with me, because she is not well right now.

            LEAVE HER ALONE!”

            That is the difference between the parties.

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  10. 10
    Stephen Byers says:

    Taxi!

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      Oooh, the originality, the wit, the verve. Who said british comedy was dead. That’s what I love about Guido, it’s the readers that make this the most incisive and thought provoking and articulate political blog on the web.

      And the mirth. Oh my goodness the mirth. Taxi! That’s precious.

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        captain hook says:

        Piss off tinkerbell.

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        caught with his pants down says:

        Your sarcasm is as dire as your spelling.

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        • 267

          Typical Tory bore bureaucrats. All they have left are their comical attempts at trolling which are as unoriginal as they are witless and nitpicking gripes about spelling mistakes as if I can be bothered to proofread what I right on this cesspit of humanity. I know by the cheap, tedious puerile jibes that the Tory bores are in a twirl and that is more than enough. So long suckers!

          Besides, my spelling is fine. Guido and the Tory establishment are simply putting in deliberate spelling mistakes in a desperate attempt to discredit me as they do anyone deemed an enemy of the ‘market knows best’ corporate state. I love the way that Tories are so insecure and inept in their understanding of their own flwed ideology that they always stoop so low. For that alone my journey through the gutter of the blogosphere was worth the admission fee alone.

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      • 189
        TKU says:

        Get “I Belive” eh? I’d be sarcastic, bitter and twisted too if I spent Saturday nights on my own commenting desparately on Guido’s blog.

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        • 268

          No, I spent Saturday in as I had a Cup Final today in which I scored the second goal in a 2-2 draw. And we won on penalties. A Cup victory, goal and the Tory bores in a twirl as their twisted ideology implodes and its fundamentally corrupt adherence and subserviance to greed is laid bare for all the world to see.

          Bitter and twisted? Desperate? That’s precious considering the drastic lengths the Tory propaganda machine are going through to dig their way out of this sorry hole. The cesspit of humanity that is the Tory Party exposed and the sewer rats clamour with their insipid jibes and drearathon trolling.

          What else would you expect? Twisted ideology, twisted core support and names like ‘The Welfare State Must Die’. I’m laughing my arse off. Looks like I’ve riled enough vermin for one trip into the sewer. I’m climbing out of the sewer and leaving you cellar rats to duke it out amongst yourselves.

          The intense humming of evil that is the Tory party and their cronies is water off a duck’s back. In fact it’s as inevitable as night follows day. Because for all their millionaire wealth the Tories are as plodden, empty, weak and insipid as the commentary here.

          Enjoy the stench down there somehting tells me it won’t be long before the gutter politics of the corporate authoritarian establishment machine is flushed down the sewer for good. So long vermin!

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        • 270

          You sound pretty desperate to me. Not as desperate as the Tory propaganda machine desperately cranking into gear and smothering the media waves with their usual smokescreen and attempts to cover up this torrid mess but desperate all the same.

          You’re attempt to portray me as bitter for giving my opinion seems to have unduly riled you to the point where you have had to stoop to making facetious, cheerless, witless jibes aimed at finding the lowest common denominator and leaning upon a tired brand of personal abuse that even a 5 year old child would simply yawn at.

          I wouldn’t know about been alone on Saturday night and to be honest could have done with a night to myself but thanks for the psychiatric evaluation all the same Doc. But must try harder with the gutter sniping jibes. A disproportionate amount of Tory bloggers must have been bullied at school and I sympathise I do but I’m afraid all your tiresome attempts at abuse provoke one reaction and one reaction only. A derisory yawn. Apologies but on that note I must leave this pinnacle of enlightened reasoning and political debate. Hope your insults and petty nitpicking jibes become a little more nuanced, imaginative and original with time. But then judging by the predictable snipes here practice obviously doesn’t make perfect. So long suckers!

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        • 271

          Half of my posts evaporate into the Bermuda Triangle void of Tory censorship and I’m the one who’s bitter?

          I know Tories are inherently insecure about the corrupt ideology they are subservient to but why the fear and constant need to smother the media and stifle debates and fear of opposing points of view?

          Is it because you know your ideology is corrupt and haven’t got anything to say other than piffling attempts at lowest common denominator personal abuse which are so inept and tepid I almost feel sorry for thise writing such utter puerile guff.

          If you believe in your corrupt ideology then at least try and put up a fight for what credibility (I’m lying here there isn’t any) remains of the Tory agenda. This is too easy. Ah, I tried but this blog has all the political nous and charisma of a stale weetabix.

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        The Liebour Party says:

        TAXI !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      • 250
        taC eht abbaJ says:

        Y ou
        A re
        W anking
        N ever-endingly

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      • 255
        'cutio says:

        I don’t believe you

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      • 274
        Marion the cat says:

        Then go elsewhere, somewhere your venom and misguided bile will be appreciated and unquestioned by the readers. You are a TIT if you think you will influence any of us, we are here because we question what the political leaders say and don’t need further input from their footsoldiers.

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    • 89
      Ben says:

      Ah yes, Byers. The self-proclaimed ‘cab for hire’ who offered his lobbying services for £5K a time. Corruption is alive, well and still riddling Westminster I see.

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      • 116
        Dobby says:

        They (MP’s) just never seem to learn do they? Just mention “duck ponds” and they chuck you out of Palace bars, yet still they shit on their own doorstep. Feck ‘em.

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    Dave P says:

    If I donated £250k to any party I would expect to meet the leader at some point. What I wouldn’t expect is to dictate policy – like taking money then changing policy in favour of donor – like F1/Ecclestone/Lab.

    Typical Labour amnesia and histrionics here.

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      Showbiz_for ugly people says:

      Which bit of….

      “You do really pick up a lot of information and when you see the Prime Minister, you’re seeing David Cameron, not the Prime Minister.

      “But within that room everything is confidential – you can ask him practically any question you want.

      “If you’re unhappy about something, we will listen to you and put it into the policy committee at number 10 – we feed all feedback to the policy committee.”

      …did you not understand?

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    Well it's a thought says:

    Well I never, Camoron and the uconned us playing for money, will we ever get honest politicians, they never learn sucking thumbs, forests and canals and giving permission to built on protected lands, may as well have Liebour back in.

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  13. 15
    Graham Swift says:

    Time to get rid of the coalition, together with the Etonian wankers and the whole of the Tory Hunts. Miliband couldn’t be worse than the scum we have at present.

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    • 18
      Sniper says:

      I’ll take that bet.

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        Osama the Nazarene says:

        Me too! I saw MIliband in that Rolls Royce at Hull City football ground not more than a couple of weeks ago.

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    • 19
      Furtiveferret says:

      Half right?

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    • 46
      Jimmy says:

      Who leaked our slogan?

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      A pragmatist says:

      Yes lets have Minibandwagon in charge. He knows where all the magical money trees are. At least the dickhead who believes in elves thinks so.

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      The UK is becoming East Germany circa 1976 says:

      Miliband? You cannot be serious, the very same idiot who gave us the £780 billion Climate Change Act, that will destroy the economy over it’s planned forty year cycle. Select that bandwagon hopping dolt as PM and you will soon be feeling far worse than you are now. That’s a certainty.

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    • 90
      Ben says:

      Things MUST be bad if even Miliband is viewed as a serious alternative. Each party seems determined to progressively outdo one another on policies that the electorate despise. Starting to wonder if British politics is one big practical joke.

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      • 102

        I’m only doing this politics lark for a bet, you know.

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        Marion the cat says:

        Sadly yes, the only real unknown is the cup size of the Miliband tit. I am starting to believe that if Farage could get a few half-way reasonable MP options he would be a better bet as an unknown than a guaranteed pair of indescribable wankers.

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      Top Psychiatrists says:

      “Miliband couldn’t be worse than the scum we have at present.”

      Utterly delusional.

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  14. 23
    Anonymous says:

    What’s wrong with Etonians?

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    Well it's a thought says:

    Petrol up, taxes up, price to say “hello” to the British Prime minister £250,000, mmmm nearly as high a price to pay for a train journey or a few stops on a bus.

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    Coiled Spring says:

    The dirty dealings once again surface and all because of undercover reporters. Instaed of Levenson inquiry we should be celebrating these guys for exposing the rotten cesspit that is our government.

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      'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

      *Applause*

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      Well it's a thought says:

      The real reforms we need is the House of Corruption sorted out.

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    • 58
      not a machine says:

      I know just when you thought it had ………. been sorted . I think we have entitlement by twisting rather than honesty in that place . popes gone to Mexico and told children not to believe in gangsta mantra , more people have died in mexico mainly due to drug feuds since 2000 , somthing like 8000 have died ,more than 9/11 and armed forces losses combined .

      hes told communists to drop marxism , fly on the wall on that conversation/ discussion .

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    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

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    Post hoc says:

    Cruddas really lives up to his name. Tosser!

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    Senior says:

    This is a Sunday Times investigation but most people will read about it elsewhere because of the Sunday Times paywall.

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    Lightweight sleaze says:

    If I had £250,000 spare, there’s roughly a trillion things I’d want to do with it rather than have dinner with David Cameron. That said, in the pantheon of political sleaze, this is pretty soft stuff compared to the out and out criminality of Labour’s 13 years. It’s actually quite amateurish next to the efforts of the hardened criminals who inhabit Labour.

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      The Curry King says:

      Care to be more specific sushine?

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        Lightweight sleaze says:

        Hi Alistair. Well, as you know, you and Tony et al were rather mischievous during your time in office. The Mittals, Ecclestone, cash for peerages, the Hindujas, Mandelson’s loan, Blunkett and his nanny’s visa, Blunkett and his shares, Tony and Cherie’s mysteriously shredded expenses claims. And that’s just the financial stuff. There was also your rather unfortunate habit of smearing anyone who dared criticise St Tony. Smearing a survivor of a train crash, the McBride scandal, and that local difficulty with a guy called K e lly. Oh, and a dodgy dossier for an illegal war. Oh yes, and Tony’s web of offshore accounts and companies that look after the millions he makes from dealing with various unsavoury foreign despots. A pity Tony didn’t stay as Labour leader. It would’ve been amusing to see the slogan you’d have created for the 2010 election. “Vote Labour or we’ll kill you”.

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          Lord Mendelsohn of Tel Aviv says:

          It was the right thing to do

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          Hang The Bastards says:

          The tories will never be able to top the actions of Campbell, Mandelson, Blair et all.

          t wasn’t the Tories who sent our brave soilders to their deaths on the basis of sexed up info.

          About time Campbell hung for this.

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  21. 41
    David Cameron says:

    As prime minister, I’ve got the right priorities. Using the national reserve to fund a military adventure in Libya, using the national reserve to spend another billion on the Olympics, giving billions in aid to India and Pakistan, cutting pensioners’ money, and offering access for a quarter of a million. Aren’t I a spectacularly shit prime minister?

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  22. 43
    Harold V. Angryperson says:

    12.45 am BBC reporting Cruddas has resigned.

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  23. 53
    David Cameron says:

    I’m shit.

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    • 61
      Ed Miliband says:

      I-know-you-are-but-what-am-I…Oh, forgive me, I wasn’t paying close enough attention…Sounded like the usual, you know…Force of habit and all…Carry on!

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    • 263
      Gordon Brown says:

      No, Dave… I am your father!

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    not a machine says:

    Having just read a perhaps related article in telegraph , it may explain quite few none answers to things .
    In all honesty says he was employed in 2011 , had his own investment co , yet one topic that is now clearly sus , pre dates election …..

    It went on under Labour , fund raising dinners dont seem that bad , but its this special sum of money bit .
    I dont know if the tories are unlucky or no better than last lot , what I do know is , that some good work on rversing labour wonk , is now going to be no better in mental choice .
    I didnt like the whiff of it in Labours time , and am slightly agonised seeing it in tories .

    As for what the money has bought , if i am reading between the lines correctly , some of us have campaigned for some things , and sold down the shitter , as clearly there was never any intention of doing anything about it , as it had been done and dusted in treasurers office some time ago .
    My question is who paid for gay marriage ???

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  25. 55
    Tony Blair says:

    Amateurs.

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  26. 60
    Gov by the back door says:

    Same ol’ fecking Tories.

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  27. 68
    John Prescott says:

    £250,000? Pah! That’s chump change. I spent that much last night at McDonald’s. And I was still hungry afterwards.

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  28. 69
    Eric Pickles says:

    I know the feeling.

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  29. 72
    50 Calibre says:

    The really surprising thing about all this is that Cruddas, of all people, was ever in a position to say what he said, especially to people he had never met before and who had clearly never been checked out first.

    What a bunch of tossers there must be at the top of the pile of rotting shit that is the Westminster Bubble…

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    • 127
      Unaligned voter says:

      Quite right. You can say it to your mates (because it’s true) . If you’re caught saying it in public you’re toast.

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  30. 73
    albacore says:

    Some folks won’t ever be satisfied
    Whatever Dave does, he gets decried
    While he works his fingers to the bone
    Still you lot just won’t let him alone
    How would you all like to get hired out for meals?
    For a PM, fancy how horrid that feels

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  31. 76
    Susie says:

    I went up shared a joke and had a chat with Nigel Farage the other week.

    Didn’t cost me a penny. Totally free of charge. Price less. Zero cost. Nothing to pay.

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  32. 81

    When Cameron said he was the heir to Blair, he wasn’t kidding. This was exactly the sort of stuff he was elected to eradicate from political life, along with over-dependence on the EU, the Nanny State, social engineering and big government. The Parliamentary Cameron Party is now spending more of our money than Brown dreamt of in his wildest dreams, including bloody windmills, which transfer money from the poor struggling to keep warm to wealthy fathers-in-law, and large wodges of dosh we have to borrow to countries with space programs. You can tell Cameron has a third-class brain, because he’s surrounded himself with 5th class minds. What talent there is in the Tory Party has been consigned to the back-benches, mainly to allow the continuance of wrecking the country so ably started by Labour. There can no longer be any doubt even in the most committed Tory that Cameron is not fit for purpose.

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    • 84
      annette curton says:

      Fair does, he did warn everybody he was the heir to Blair, and don’t we know it.

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    • 97
      Ex Conservative Voter says:

      He’s also increased immigration, just like he said he wouldn’t.

      Oh well – some people tolerate him, most people dislike him, and a large number hate him. But no-one likes him. Not a recipe for electoral success, so we’ll be shot of him in 2015.

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  33. 86
    Ammanita Phalloides says:

    This stinking sleazebag Tory Cruddas has resorted to the usual unmeant apology so beloved of all politicians. Apparently he “deeply regrets the IMPRESSION of impropriety”.

    Not only lacking in principles, and morals, but he also lacks balls.

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  34. 87
    CLINT Cameron says:

    didn’t last long then did it – no show for MPs expenses receipts

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/mps-expenses/9164745/MPs-expenses-receipts-to-stay-secret-IPSA-rules.html

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    • 95
      Tony Blair says:

      Typical! After I went to all the bother of shredding mine!

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    • 101
      David Camoron says:

      By jove, you silly little man! When I said the expenses system should be open and honest, it was bally-well obvious I meant you grotty little oiks should see neither hide nor hair of what we’re pilfering from you.

      Toodle pip!

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  35. 88
    A pragmatist says:

    When are they going to reform the law on unions bankrolling Labour?

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  36. 96
    Conrad says:

    As Janet Daley points out in The Sunday Telegraph the government only want us to make money so they can expropriate it-they are the new aristocracy and we are, as Hayek warned us, the new serfs.This shower that rule us would like nothing more than to confiscate, or should I say steal, the totality of our earnings and give us a few ration coupons instead. Or is that already a work in progress, think of QE and Green Taxes as a starting point.

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  37. 112
    Cyclopean Tyrant says:

    I’m surprised it took them this long to get caught.

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  38. 115
  39. 122
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    [img]http://www.andybarefoot.com/politics/poster.php?line1=If+you+think+restaurant+prices+are+high+%2C+Wait+till+you+get+the+bill+for+a+meal+with+Me+and+Chipmonk+&line2=In+these+difficult+times+%2C+I+think+%A3250%2C000+is+a+small+amount+to+pay+for+Pie+and+Peas&logo1=SHORT&logo2=OF&logo3=CASH&tagline1=Vote+for+change+%3F+No+way+it%27s+Notes+only+for+me+%21&size=3[/img]

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  40. 126
    Dick Scratcher says:

    Andrew Marr is just fucking shite.

    Have I just watched him swallow David Millicock’s load on live Sunday morning TV?

    Pathetic interview (?).

    The BBC have got to lose this limp wet fart now.

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    • 139
      Ichabod says:

      Yes I thought that. Compare his approach to Danny Alexander ; sceptical, interruptive, aggressive, with that of his kneeling before Miliband snr. and gulping it all down admiringly. This man is not a serious, objective journalist, and that’s that. And now on ‘Nicky’ Campbell’s absurd show we have the niqabed members of the religion of pe*ce and under age sex shouting at people who object to seeing them covered from head to toe. And they appear to be english converts !!

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    • 170
      Not British - just English, thank you says:

      Andrew Marr? Isn’t he another anti-English swine like Jackass Straw? British establishment seems to be riddled with them.

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  41. 129
    Bob turmz and kerndishuns Crow says:

    Trade Union membahz expect nuffink from Labour in return for the millyunz we bung’em.

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  42. 132
    annette curton says:

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  43. 133
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    You do realise that we will end up paying for their election campaigns of these grubby bastards through taxation ,
    if we dont like them taking bribes ?

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  44. 135
    Anonymous says:

    They tell me George Osborne is a very clever man.

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    • 140
      They says:

      George Osborne is a very cle … clev … No, sorry, can’t keep a straight face.

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    • 143
      Gideon Osborne says:

      It’s the fucking LibDems!

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      • 147
        David Camoron says:

        Good gosh, that’s exactly right! I didn’t want to mug the elderly, I didn’t want to shove lots of you into the 40pc tax bracket, I didn’t want to fleece you all with higher petrol and energy costs in the name of “eco taxes”, I don’t want to give £11billion every year to India and other countries that don’t need or even want out money, nor do I want to give £13.3billion every year to the EU.

        The fact is, the nasty LibDems made me do it! They’re bigger than me! Vince Cable had me in a headlock, honest!

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        • 193
          MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

          Vince Cable “Pinched me really hard and gave George a Chinese Burn ” Boo Hoo !

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        • 254
          inside- out says:

          Those nasty LimpDem’s want all us old people to pay NI on our pensions as well. They say Osbourne didn’t go far enough.They argue that we should all pay 30% tax on our income,we are all in it together.

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        • 257
          'cutio says:

          Who. Eco-taxes ?

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    • 148
      Gawd Help Us says:

      I think there are some who are beginning to cast doubt on that claim.

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  45. 137

    No doubt Cruddas the bookie had the situation covered. Wonder how much he made out of resigning ?

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  46. 149
    Ah! Monika says:

    ‘Pull her by the ear, beat her by hand or stick’: How the Islamic guide to a happy marriage advises husbands to treat their wives ( Mail)

    An alternative to The Joy of Sex?

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  47. 151
    Gordon Brown says:

    I made the clocks go forward by an hour. Me. I did it. I am master of the universe.

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    • 157
      annette curton says:

      The Time Lord, about time you turned up at Westminster and clocked on, (brought to you by Cu*T watch).

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    • 158
      David Camoron says:

      That’s nothing, you snot-nosed little pleb. I am sending the clocks back 180 years to Charles Dickens’s time! Streets full of crime, disease, poverty, Muslims (oh yes there were!)

      Beat that, snotto.

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  48. 152
    Jocky Wilson RIP says:

    180!

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    • 184
      Ah! Monika says:

      er….62

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    • 226
      such a touching tribute says:

      “Fellow PDC player Wayne Mardle wrote: “Jocky Wilson the darting legend has passed away. What a character, I loved watching him play, sadly I never had a chance to meet him”

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  49. 153
    Ah! Monika says:

    Anagram pf Peter Cruddas is Retarded Cups

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  50. 154
    Ah! Monika says:

    A fair point:-

    The militant rail union leader Bob Crow has threatened to sue Boris Johnson, saying it is “offensive,” “malicious” and “defamatory” for the mayor of London to associate him with Ken Livingstone. ( Telegraph )

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    • 162
      Just curious says:

      Well well well.. “The lawyers say that the material paints Mr Crow as “part of a corrupt, venal, scandalous, wasteful group of cronies””

      So, according to Crow, Labour are corrupt, venal, scandalous and wasteful. According to Ken, Labour-voters are stupid and unsuccessful.

      What does Ed have to say about all this?

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  51. 156
    Politically incorrect comedy says:

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  52. 159
    Taxfodder says:

    What ever will the next headline be from Tory HQ?

    Man from Mars and 20,000 Martian storm troopers arrested by brave Tory MP in Pension scam benefit sting, Labour implicated and anybody else who might save our plunging ratings…

    Incoming missile from the middle east in 45 mins…or possibly hordes of Taliban rowing up the Thames intent on invading the members bar punching members and stealing plates of Salt and Herb-Crusted Prime Rib with Red Wine Sauce washed down with Château Mouton-Rothschild 1982 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé

    I wait with bated breath for the next astonishing news clip from Tory HQ

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  53. 160
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    Hmm, the Sunday Times is owned by….Rupert Murdoch. Seems to me a bit of payback for letting NI be taken apart by the lefty press.

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    • 168
      Blue man says:

      Yes, nothing to do with the fact that the Tories were asking for cash for meetings with the PM, it’s not their fault at all.

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      • 171
        Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

        You mean it never went on under Liebore? The trade unions don’t do it?

        My point was it was a Murdoch paper that did it and not the lefty press.

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        • 202
          Blue man says:

          Millions of people are represented by unions, that’s a bit different from one bloke with 250 grand in a suitcase trying to influence policy that will affect millions.

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          • Drop a daisy cutter on the BBC says:

            The unions don’t represent millions of people, they represent the Labour party, the Communist party and the fat idle Scottish dominated union bosses.

            Like

    • 180
      annette curton says:

      Rupert’s got more than enough ammunition in his locker, I bet Lord Leveson isn’t squeaky clean either, sow the wind.

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  54. 163
    Stan Butler says:

    What this has exposed is how pitied works in the UK. It doesn’t matter what party you support, the only thing that drives policy is cash. Be it Union cash, be it business cash,be it individual donation cash, be it vested interest cash, money talks and the exposure of Cruddas merely confirms this. If anyone, Left or Right still believes that ordinary people in the UK have access to a democracy then they need so seek medical assistance. The stinking filth who lead or shadow the Government are corrupt scum.

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  55. 165
    Blue man says:

    Well that didn’t take long did it?

    The new Tory facade totally busted.

    The new Tories, just like the old Tories, but well, possibly even worse.

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    • 178
      Ex Conservative Voter says:

      Possibly?

      Definitely.

      Like

    • 192
      Gonk says:

      What’s a cu*t to do when the cu*nts in opposition almost bankrupt the country and then the cu**ts in power, who are almost as bad, but not quite as catastrophic on the economic richter scale as the previous cu***s, prove to be, well let’s not be coy about it…c***ts.

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  56. 166
    Stan Butler says:

    Stan Butler says:
    Your comment is awaiting moderation.
    March 25, 2012 at 10:57 am
    What this has exposed is how politics works in the UK. It doesn’t matter what party you support, the only thing that drives policy is cash. Be it Union cash, be it business cash,be it individual donation cash, be it vested interest cash, money talks and the exposure of Cruddas merely confirms this. If anyone, Left or Right still believes that ordinary people in the UK have access to a democracy then they need so seek medical assistance. The stinking filth who lead or shadow the Government are corrupt scum.

    Reply

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  57. 169
    CLINT Cameron says:

    Hugh Robertson MP tory minister of sport, announcees today that the only legacy from the 2012 London Olympics for the British people is …. THE BILL.
    The self serving, self aggrandising rich elites may make a tiny buck from thei alledged opportunites they may have to screw the nation!!!

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    • 174
      Sod their vanity games says:

      The Olympics are an ideal opportunity for the indigenous peoples of Britain to send a big F-U to the political classes.

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  58. 172
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    Fuck me Sky News has a been a festering hovel of Labour lefty mongs, Mandelson, Blair’s other ex boyfriend (Charlie Faulkener) and of course top mong Medhi Hassan.

    Has the BBC taken over Sky News?

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  59. 176
    Cameron Comes Clean(AT LAST) says:

    Or alternatively: “Look….SOMEONE has to pay for my rich chums lifestyle after all we’re ALL in this together, grandma !!”

    Like

    • 190
      David Camoron says:

      I’ve heard a lot you say, “David Camoron hates pensioners”. Let me make it clear, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You should all be saying, “David Camoron loves pensioners”.

      And by “loves”, I mean “fucks”. As in, “fucks them totally”.

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  60. 187
    Ah! Monika says:

    “Ed Balls is to run the London Marathon”

    Not far enough and too slow no doubt.

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  61. 188
    They says:

    Whatever happened to the Great Repeal Bill ? :
    http://tinyurl.com/8y2qf3j

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    • 195
      MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

      He repealed it when he got in !

      Like

    • 197
      David Camoron says:

      I filed it in the bin, alongside the promise to reduce debt, regain powers from Brussels, listen to the people, reduce immigration and generally not screw the country.

      Like

    • 200
      Pawn Sandwich says:

      Thanks for reminding me about “Home Information Packs” that was £350 for some twat to tell me I needed more loft insulation and a condensing boiler.

      Thank you Tony Blair – socialist landlord.

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  62. 203
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    In other news Jocky Wilson has died at home in Kirkcaldy
    I wonder if Jonah called in to wish him well this week ?

    Like

  63. 207
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

    THAME OLD TOWWIETH !!

    Like

  64. 211
    Calamity Clegg says:

    FibDems rising from their political deathbeds ?

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  65. 216
    The Bullingdon says:

    Cash for Cameron

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  66. 218

    Fink to replace Crudarse :
    http://tinyurl.com/79xuyp2
    This lot’s names are a dead giveaway, just like the last lot – and he’s another bookie to boot.

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    • 221
      MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

      Just as soon as they have finished shreading the records and wiping the disc’s clean

      It’s funny you usually associate “bunging a Tory” with a “bit of back door action”

      but i suppose it’s still “cash for arseholes”

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  67. 230
    murdo's revenge says:

    Sources tell me that Inspector Knacker of the Yard has been asking questions and requesting documents.

    Like

  68. 233
    murdo's revenge says:

    Swearing at a fellow Cabinet Minister is clearly bad form and most certainly will not be tolerated.

    Of course Dave heard nothing whatsoever so cannot possibly comment.

    Like

  69. 238
    Saxon Sid says:

    I do wish the politicians would stop ruining our country, the moslems will be furious.

    Like

  70. 239
    Bluebottle says:

    RIP David Cameron.

    I knew nothing.

    I heard nothing.

    Your money is safe with me.

    Like

  71. 240
    David Cameron says:

    If, like me, you like a flutter, I’m backing Rear Gunner tomorrow in the 4:30.

    Like

  72. 247
    PETER (Lord of the Rings) MANDELSON says:

    Well I’ll be backing “Shove it up your Windfarm”

    Like

  73. 264
    MandyPickleSniffer says:

    That totally deranged hysterical fuckwit “I belive in elves, tooth fairies, Big Society” seems to have gone off to get a refill on his prescription. Isn’t it nice & quiet all of a sudden? He clearly hasn’t been taking his meds for the last few days. Hopefully the Huntwipe will also take the time to learn how to spell BELIEVE, and maybe he’ll bugger off back to the Guardian’s ‘Comment is Free’ where his socialist wanker friends await his witty observations.

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  74. 265
    Meatspin made me dizzy says:

    Save your money and talk to me for £25.

    The Party of Sleaze didn’t take long to get Back to Basics. The Sword of Truth will find them out.

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  75. 269
    Jennifer Anis(thetic) says:

    ” …. here come s the science bit ! “

    Like

  76. 273
  77. 277
    Graham Swift says:

    They’re all the fucking same. No difference between Conservatives, LibDems or Liebour. Cheating bloody liars, all on the make. For Miliband to try to cash in on this shows how thick he is when most Liebour MPs in the last government were thieves and crooks. Look at the records. At least 500 should have been prosecuted and thrown out of public office.

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