July 13th, 2012

Shambles at Staggers Towers

The New Statesman has been left with egg on its face this morning.

Read all about it over on MediaGuido


30 Comments

  1. 1
    Ed Balls says:

    So what!

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  2. 2

    What is Meeja Gweedo?

    I think we should be told.

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  3. 3

    Whаt іs Mееjа Gwееdо?

    І thіnk wе shоuld bе tоld.

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  4. 4
    Andy Coulson says:

    I suppose I’ll get my P.45 from The New Statesman today then !

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  5. 8
    Andy Murray (Freelance SPAD) says:

    This warrants nothing less than a Judge led enquiry.

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  6. 10
    Mark Oaten says:

    I love something else on my face.

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  7. 13
    Desmond Swayne says:

    Caption competition please ?

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  8. 14
    Mr Hasan says:

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    • 18
      oH dEAR says:

      Don’t worry, nobody watches it anyway

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    • 27
      Owain Glyndwr says:

      Al Jaz show mehdi how de rigueur to call it that. Never mind if you are nervous i’m sure Al Jaz could supply a complimentery goat

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      • 30
        Cato Street Conspirator says:

        Al Jaz. Any relation to Al Jolson? Now there was a presenter of a news programme.

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  9. 16
    taC eht abbaJ says:

    “Read all about it over on MediaGuido…”

    Classic fiddlers breaking of the ‘if it ain’t broke’ rule…

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    • 24
      Defcon 1 says:

      It’s the genesis of a whole new blog, which will no doubt be mod*erated to destruction, just like this one.

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  10. 17
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Important message for Erwin Schrodinger:

    Come and get your test subjects, they’re taking over the blog!

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  11. 20
    Steve Miliband says:

    John Prescott ‏@johnprescott
    My good friend Hull actress @gemmaoaten is up for best newcomer as Emmerdale’s Rachel in TV Choice awards. Please vote http://www.tvchoicemagazine.co.uk/tv-choice-awards-vote-2012
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    Even trying to fix voting for a TV mag. Bet the other candidates will be pleased

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  12. 28
    A stinking old socialist bag on the BBC says:

    Shambles!

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  13. 29
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Wait and see: it may not be true now, but you can guarantee it will be soon.

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Gyles Brandreth writes in his memoirs:

“Sunday, May 10, 1998

Early start: appearing on Breakfast With Frost, to be broadcast from 11 Downing Street. The Chancellor [Gordon Brown] is grouchily amiable, but so earnest — and still biting his fingernails to the quick.

After the show, he took us upstairs to his flat. He lives above No 10, while Blair and family are in the No 11 duplex, which is bigger and more like a proper house.

I was intrigued that, when he took us into his bedroom, the Chancellor rather ostentatiously opened the built-in wardrobes, as if he wanted us to see the women’s frocks that were hanging in there.

They looked quite large, but I don’t think they belong to Gordon. I assume they belong to his girlfriend [Sarah Macaulay, who he later married].

I presume he was keen for us to know that he has one — and that she’s not a ‘beard’. I don’t think he does anything without calculation.”



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Now the SNP know how UKIP voters feel all the time.


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