April 24th, 2012

Powell Departs

After Guido suggested here last week that it was rather odd that a member of the Labour Party Executive board and deputy Chief of Staff to the leader had managed to breeze into the candidacy for a nominally safe Labour seat, Lucy Powell has resigned from both her roles. Funny that she didn’t think it was appropriate to do so before her stitched up selection…


32 Comments

  1. 1
    Ken Dodd's dad's dead dog says:

    You said “funny” and used a picture of a comedian. Don’t know who the bloke is though.

    • 9
      Cupid Stunt Kite says:

      Her dad Peter revolutionised the kite world though.

      • 14
        Kebab time says:

        he playered popular musac on radio 1

        • 20
          Cameron's Vichy Conservatives says:

          A natural! She’ll do well at the trough.

          • Foghorn says:

            Who was that Conservative shrew shreiking on The Daily Politics Show today?
            What a harridan.
            A million banshee-fishwives could not have caused such unwelcome caterwaling.

    • 32
      iznotard says:

      that’s no bloke that’s izzard

      he used to be considered somewhat funny when he did his act

      not so funny now people see that he’s a typical jack-booted lefty authoritarian fuckwit

  2. 2
    Will Straw says:

    Just load the bong up.

    • 31
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      How old is she? If she is under 21 she has my full support. Boaz.

  3. 3
    Allan D says:

    It’s the ridiculous transvestite, Eddie Izzard who fronted campaigns to get Britain to join the Euro and adopt the preferential vote in the referendum last year. They worked out well then!

  4. 4
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Well done Guido, you flushed her out and got her on the run.

    A shame it took days for her to walk and nobody at Labour noticed. A tidy stitch-up!

    • 7
      Backwoodsman says:

      Straight out of the jack dromey playbook. Must have been an all bloke shortlist if she’s a trannie.

  5. 6
    Giddy up! says:

    Is that Clare Balding sporting a beard?

  6. 8
    keredybretsa says:

    Stitched up pussy?

  7. 10
    The three Eds says:

    Is Eddie Lizard now the official face of Labour?

  8. 11
    Have the BBC turned the corner says:

    Vanessa Phelps that last bastion of quality journalism holds the London Mayoral candidates to account – WTF

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7dd

  9. 13
    Have the BBC turned the corner says:

    *Felz

  10. 16

    Just saw a glimpse of Little Ned’s PMQ’s questions for tomorrow. He’s been working with Mad Nads.

    1. _ Does this arrogant Prime minister know what the price of milk is?

    2. _ Does he know how much the rise in a 265g, large letter 250mm x 353mm not more than 25mm thickness is going to be? he doesn’t ? Unbelievable!

    3._ Well Mr Sque/ker – lets see if knows how much an annual subscription to Match-dot- com is? He doesn’t? Well i do sir..i do..He just doesn’t get it..lets try again shall we.

    4._ Is it true, as some of his own backbenchers believe, that the PM and his chancellor are “Millionaire toff Bullingdon rich boys. Eton lords and masters; duke and duchess better than the rest of us billionaires, millionaires, erm..hundreds and thousandaires..super tax payers..landed gentry, horsey set, hunting with dogs..badminton..rowing club, cricket blazers, croquet hoopers, coming out balls. top totty..high society, elitist, private prep school, champers swilling, tea drinking, cucumber sandwich stuffing, foie gras eating, pate spreading, trust fund enjoying
    better than you, Mansion house, family crest, Rolls Royce driving, duck house, moat cleaning, Chipping Norton, cream tea, Barbour coated, wellie wearing, stock owning, banker friending, footsie 100, private box owning, night at the opera, yacht possessing, smug bastards?

    {be ready for -wot?like wot ‘u is you pretend socialist’ comeback line.}

  11. 17
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    Err, Feltz actually.

    • 18
      Have the BBC turned the corner says:

      Yes was going to correct my correction but then lost interest :)

  12. 19
    Baby. I'm your man. says:
    • 23

      He looks so much like a geek on a dating site.

      “i like walking and reading and long walks..Ohhh And I’m a really fun guy..please don’t click next page…please..”

  13. 22

    John Berky calls on the leader of the opposition.
    “Airrrrrddd Miiillliiibaaaaaannnnndddd!!!”

    “Can the Rt hon gen’lmen confirm if it is true, as some of his own backbenchers believe, that the PM and his chancellor are

    “Millionaire toff Bullingdon rich boys. Eton lords and masters; duke and duchess better than the rest of us billionaires, millionaires, erm..hundreds and thousandaires..super tax payers..landed gentry, horsey set, hunting with dogs..badminton..rowing club, cricket blazers, croquet hoopers, coming out balls. top totty..high society, elitist, private prep school, champers swilling, tea drinking, cucumber sandwich stuffing, foie gras eating, pate spreading, trust fund enjoying
    better than you, Mansion house, family crest, Rolls Royce driving, duck house, moat cleaning, Chipping Norton, cream tea, Barbour coated, wellie wearing, stock owning, banker friending, footsie 100, private box owning, night at the opera, yacht possessing, smug bastards?

  14. 26
    pundit says:

    Is that Eddie Izzard in photo?

  15. 27
    Ruthie says:

    FOGHORN: That was Claire Perry and she was brilliant- put that Labour prat in his place.

  16. 30

    Thanks be to Allah that I now have my 72 virgins
    Sadly they are all women


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

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

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

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

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



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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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