July 2nd, 2012

McBride Denies Book Deal

After dipping his toe into the blogging world on key occasions this year, Damian McBride has created plenty of ripples. Speculation has been spreading that the disgraced Brown spinner was touting for a book deal by giving us a glimpse of what such a tome would be like. Needless to say there have already been offers, which do not come as a suprise to anyone who has read his illuminating posts.

McBride denies he is interested though and says he has rejected deals.

Guess he will have to stick to the blogging.

Guido could use the competition…


77 Comments

  1. 1
    Desmond Swayne says:

    Comrades

    This book is a must read.

    Yours In The Struggle

    Dessie

    • 22
      Doug's Car's Well says:
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        Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

        Can’t say I rember Le Monde Diplomatique being very anti EUSSR in the past, but haven’t read it for some time.

        Today’s prophets of doom are former optimists. They were behind the Europ an Community policies technocratically imposed 30 years ago; they celebrated the greatest market in the world, then the single currency, then the “policy of civilisation”; ignored public opinion as soon as it dissented; destroyed any plan for Europ n integration based on social welfare, public services or trade protection. But when midnight strikes and their coach turns into a pumpkin, they forget how happy they were, and swear they always warned us the scheme would never work.

        Will the current drama be the pretext for imposing a new federal leap forward without allowing universal suffrage a last bow? Europe is already in trouble; it cannot afford to deny democracy yet again.

        http://mondediplo.com/2012/07/01federal

        • 64
          Haribo Halfwit says:

          Nice to see that, notwithstanding their sudden and unacknowledged volte face on the topic under discussion; they haven’t lost their love of endless subordinate clauses, which, having no particular destination in mind from the start, judder into each other as they await the inevitable: a full stop.

          • In true New Labour Champagne Sociopath sytle, we are about to get another cash to trash, warts and all disclosure of the two worse Prime Ministers in British history.

            The only way to get this one to sell now is to have some interesting FSA, BoE, City Boys, Treasury anecdotes during the 2007-2008 crash, otherwise its the Waterstones discount bin inside a week

      • 58
        smoggie says:

        UK doesn’t make fucking cuckoo clocks.

    • 62
      Tay King-dePisse says:

      Damian “The Omen” (or “Damian The Leper,” if you prefer) can call his tome “My Struggle.” How would that sound to you, Des? Socialist birds of a feather and all that…
      (Oh wait, that’s been done. Anyway, Johann Hari would probably beat him to that title.)

    • 77
      I Hate Tesco AND the Pope says:

      What is a “key occasion?” Is it a locksmiths’ convention?

  2. 2
    A Pantomime Police Horse says:

    Oooo look. Over there.

    • 51
      Gooey Blob says:

      He’s behind you!
      Oh no he isn’t!
      Oh yes he is!

      Actually, it’s Ed’s brother and he’s wielding a knife…

  3. 3
    Gordon Brown says:

    I did not employ Mr McBride.

    • 17
      jgm2 says:

      Was it McBride who ended up as a janitor at some school?

      What is it with the state education sector? It seems to be used as a provider of sinecure cover jobs for Labour insiders. Wasn’t the Maximum Imbecile kept under wraps as a ‘history teacher’ until a safe seat came up and he could be launched into a career of maximum damage. Likewise Burgess and Maclean.

      Education seems to be the preferred recruiting and holding ground for the fifth columnists.

      • 24
        Quisling says:

        Uber Pilgrims

      • 47
        Pawn Sandwich says:

        You cannot expect them to find real work outside the sheltered employment of the state sector.

      • 54
        Ghhjkk says:

        Miliband’s dad was a proper gulags and gas chambers socialist and he lived his entire career in academia sponging off the rest of us

      • 75
        The Big Yin says:

        “Was it McBride who ended up as a janitor at some school?”

        Trail of smarties in to the boiler house!

  4. 4
  5. 5
    Websters - Deciphering Political speech since 1912 says:

    ‘McBride denies he is interested though and says he has rejected deals.’

    Meaning:
    He is after a bigger deal than any currently on the table

    Alt:
    Money grubbing wretch

    See Also:
    Lies and Spin

  6. 6
    Gordon Brown says:

    I had no part to play in Gordon Brown’s government

    • 10
      Sarah Tweet says:

      It is so unfair @Gordon Brown being blamed for things that went wrong when Gordon was chancellor and Prime Minister.

  7. 7
    Who? says:

    Mcbride is scum.

  8. 9
    Well it's a thought says:

    So is the book the story of a decent honest left wing hard working person or is it just like the garbage I’ve just written, we need to know as it might just get a Booker prize.

  9. 12
    Sandra says:

    I am still amazed that they allowed this brutal bully anywhere near children in their formative years – and as for him raising money as a lobbyist for chairty – what decent charity would allow such a man….oh, right….

    • 72
      Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

      He shouldn’t even be allowed near any living creature.

  10. 13
    Tony Blair says:

    You will publish, and I claim my GQ award back

  11. 14
    Timmy Tour says:

    Which is more morally wrong

    1. legally avoiding taxes

    2. Being part of a team that buggeried the country economically while in the process attempting to conspire to spread false malicious smears by email about leading opposition politicians…..and then lining yourself up to get back on the gravy train once again.

    Jimmy Carr, a guest of GB’s at Chequers once, or Damian McBride, a GB enforcer

    McBride by a mile I’d say!

  12. 15
    Get the popcorn says:
    • 16
      Geraldo reckons Rupe will beat Scientologists says:
      • 57
        Tay King-dePisse says:

        The showdown will take place in Al Capone’s “secret vault.”

      • 74
        McMental says:

        Murdoch called me a creepy cult too. At least I think that was what he said.

    • 19
      50 shades of Grey says:

      I’ve still sold more books

  13. 23
    Aunty Matter says:

    So how do we think the BBC will spin Labour’s latest fuck up involving Libor and the FSA and the fact there’s no provision for prosecution?

    1. Ignore it

    2. Blame Thatcher

    3. Blame Murdoch

    4. Blame George Bush

    • 33
      nellnewman says:

      I do believe I have just heard bullyballs say that ‘it started in the 80′s’

    • 63
      Judge Dreadful says:

      Of course there are provisions for prosecution. The crimes here are theft, fraud, conspiracy to commit fraud, aiding and abetting fraud and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. Now will the police kindly get off their backsides and start feeling the collars of these gangsters?

  14. 26
    The Xenu nuts like to mess with your mind says:

  15. 27
    Aunty Matter says:

    Yes George Osbone just said current members of the HOC can be called under oath.

    So will the one eyed bender from Fife and the fat Nazi boy/wife shagger lie?

    • 30
      nellnewman says:

      Will gordon and bullyballs lie does the sun rise in the east and set in the west?

    • 34
      Selohesra says:

      Are you accusing balls of being a wife shagger? – if its own then perhaps shows poor judgement but he was not a great catch himself to be fair – if its someone else’s wife please tell more – that is the tittle-tattle I come here for.

    • 42
      An idiot says:

      Mutter mutter mutter mutter mutter

    • 45
      I don't need no doctor says:

      Labour want an Inquiry for one reason only, the results will not be published until after the next election. And we know who is at fault!

      • 59
        Day one. says:

        I swear by Almighty God to tell …etc

        Can you confirm name?

        Gordon Black

  16. 31
    nellnewman says:

    edballs ‘I regret that when in government we didn’t see the crisis coming’ LOL! In other words ‘don’t blame me I knew nothing about it’

    • 48
      Gooey Blob says:

      It’s patently clear to anyone that Ed Balls doesn’t know much about anything. He’s only where he is because militant trades unionists are running Labour, and the moment the party come to their senses he’ll be consigned to the back benches.

    • 70
      Anonymous says:

      At the time, like many outside the Westminster bubble, I thought the animosity between Blair and Gordon Brown was hammed up. Then I sat in on an interview with one of Brown’s Ministers – let’s, for the sake of argument, call him Ed Balls. I have never experienced so much contradiction between ‘on-the-record’ and ‘off-the-record’ stuff.

      This may be the way clever politicians work, but it is actually barking. Tell the truth or don’t. Afterwards I needed a drink, and the savvy editor I was with asked me if I wanted to go to the Brown pub or the Blair pub.

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2166973/SUZANNE-MOORE-Radioactive-Tony-Blair-glowing-power–Toxic.html

  17. 36
    tottenham chutzpah says:

    should stick to blogging – or dissembling?

  18. 39
    Aunty Matter says:

    Balls and Militurd just look like two fat mongs in the HOC.

  19. 43
    Comrade Scalded Bollock says:

    David Cameron’s Conservatives are a bloody disgrace.

  20. 44
    Aunty Matter says:

    Ha ha ha fucking BBC hack just said to lefty Norman Smith “Well this blew up on the Tories watch but they’re trying to paint it as Labour’s fault”

    It IS Labour’s fault you fucking shirt lifting BBC twat.

    ***********THE BBC SPIN STARTS RIGHT NOW*************

  21. 53
    nellnewman says:

    By the by is gordon’Iamthe master of world economics’brown in the HoC to impart his bottomless wisdom on how this scandal generated by his light touch regulation has now trashed the banking industry?

  22. 56
    Tittyfalarious @Wimbledon says:

    See the girls have started stitching buttons inside their tops again.

  23. 60
    I don't need no doctor says:

    If labour were not as guilty as hell, then they would not want an inquiry that will only report after the next election. This need sorting out quickly!

  24. 66
    keredybretsa says:

    Global Blogging by daydeaming lefties.

  25. 76


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