August 20th, 2012

Nazi Flag Green Drives Gas Guzzler

Regular readers will remember Pippa Bartolotti, the Green Party leadership candidate who waved the flag of a Syrian fascist organisation that use a swastika as their emblem and base their party anthem on ‘Deutschland, Deutschland über alles’. Now Pippa has admitted to driving a luxurious gas-guzzling Jaguar X-type:

“Yes, it does damage my image within the Green Party – but I’ve got the same problem everybody else has got. Am I suddenly going to pay 25-grand for an electric car which I can’t charge up hardly anywhere, because there’s no infrastructure, and even if I could charge it up, a lot of the energy would be coming from dirty, coal-fired power stations? It might look nice on the face of it, but that would be cosmetic”.

Guido had always assumed that Pippa walked from A to B. Or marched…


113 Comments

  1. 1
    Init says:

    Nutter!

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  2. 2
    The Central Scrutinizer says:

    Classic ‘Do as I say – not as I do’ political hypocrisy….

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    • 8
      Lord Stansted says:

      +1

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    • 27
      All politicians are psychopaths says:

      Yet another classic example of a manipulative psychopath.

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      • 39
        Anonymous says:

        All of these types are very odd when you scratch the surface, they cant make it with a mainstream party, so they go for the inadequates like greens or Lib dems.

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        • 44
          The Public says:

          The mainstream parties are also full of inadequates. If you doubt that, just look at the state of the nation’s finances.

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      • 48
        A lying cheating bullying two-faced liar + sanctimonious git who put Prudence on the streets says:

        I’m not! And if you come within reach you’ll get what’s coming to you!

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  3. 3
    Someone in the know says:

    The X-type is really just a Ford Mondeo underneath.

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    • 6
      Mr Tata says:

      Not true. Since we bought the ailing company we’ve tweaked the design to something original. Anyway the Chinks like it.

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    • 13
      Tax is theft says:

      Not really, the X-type has IRS.
      Aside from that, this sounds like a Green that has woken up to reality.
      Now then, we can we have our green taxes returned to us?

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    • 21
      lolathebeautiful says:

      Does he mean X-Type, or XF? Mrs Lola’s X-Type Diesel Estate does about 44 mpg on a run. That’s hardly gas guzzling.

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      • 30
        Someone in the know says:

        That’s beacause it’s really a Ford Mondeo (Mondeo floor pan) with a Ford Mondeo diesel engine (or perhaps I should say Peugeot DW10/12 diesel engine).

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      • 32
        SP4BS says:

        Some largish diesel estates get well over 60mpg.

        She’s a crap politician too, stating that there are no choices other than this thing and an electric car. Small petrol models would be a senisble compromise if thats what she’s after.

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        • 77
          Urea Lifter says:

          the 1.8 deisel that was in scodas and vw’s, opel too I think, does 60mpg and apparently you can run it on cooking oil.

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        • 79
          Jezza says:

          My Prius does over 70mpg.

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          • SP4BS says:

            And one day you (*) will have to buy new batteries, which will cost far more than any of the fuel you might have saved.
            And one can indeed get 70mpg in a large diesel estate if you drive like the nun I mentioned elsewhere.

            (* or some other poor sod)

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          • Urea Lifter says:

            yes, but drive one for a week and you want to jump off a bridge.

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          • what an exhibition! says:

            They’re always moralizing about using cars. Never mind the mileage you can get with a mid-size diesel – I would have thought (as a representative of the Greens) it was a matter of principles and public example, therefore it should be a Prius – if she must have a car. But really bicycle and public transport are most appropriate.

            One more thing which supports the discourse that the Greens are more about amassing political power for an alternatively-coloured faction of the marxist cult and that the trees and whales have been relegated to a lower priority.

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    • 113
      THE JAGS A DRAG BUT I LOVE IT says:

      THE X TYPE IS NOT JUST A FORD MONDEO- BUT IT TAKES THE PRICE OF A FORD
      TO FILL IT UP WITH FUEL, I KNOW I HAVE GOT ONE, WHAT A HYPOCRITE SHE IS.

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  4. 4
    Andrew Efiong says:

    How about public transport or a bicycle?

    No. She’s been flushed out and she’s on the run now, as fast as her organic sandals will carry her.

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  5. 5
    Jamjar says:

    Fiat 500?

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  6. 7
    E says:

    “..Or marched…” LOL

    E x .

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  7. 10
    oh dear says:

    Taking some detail from her own site – http://pippabartolotti.com/post/27920198883/is-it-true-that-you-drive-a-jaguar-if-so-how-do-you

    It’s a ten-year old X-Type (so basically a Ford Mondeo), with an engine under 2 litres in size, with which she does a little over 1000 miles a year.

    Epic non story.

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    • 74
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      She should follow my green example

      Riding around in my Range Rover Evoque
      Looking for young girls to pick up and poke.

      Boaz.

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    • 100
      JH says:

      So, a ten year old car with a biggish engine.

      Why couldn’t she drive a small, more efficient car?

      Usual Watermelon bullshit. Fucking sociopaths, the lot of them.

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    • 108
      Grimey Miner says:

      If she is only doing a thousand miles a year she could get rid of it. FFS “I” could walk that in a month.

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  8. 11
    Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

    If she can’t charge it up hardly anywhere, what’s she complaining about, dear?

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    • 25
      Mo Mentum says:

      How’s Reg, Elsie?

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      • 40
        Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

        He’s feeling ever so brittle and a little flaky, dear. I don’t think this heat is helping. I’ll tell him you were being nosey, Mo, but he doesn’t seem to take a blind bit of notice of me these days.

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        • 89
          The late and much lamented Kenny Everett says:

          You still haven’t told me whether you’re really my old gran.

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    • 28
      Ah! Monika says:

      That’s 2 negatives, she needs a + and a –

      Anyway not her car Elsie, her Rampant Bunny.

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      • 52
        Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

        Oh, I see. Yes, I only seem to get six or seven hours from three DDs, dear. It’s the dryness, I’ve been told.

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  9. 12
    Lord Stansted says:

    She looks a big girl.

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  10. 22
    john77 says:

    As a paid-up member of The Conservative and Unionist Party I walk whenever I can, and use public transport to commute to London (it usually isn’t much good for going anywhere else: on occasion I have found it quicker to run ten miles or so than catch a bus). What is it with these so-called radicals that they can condemn my use of resources while using far more themselves?
    “Licence they mean when the cry ‘liberty'”

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  11. 23
    Aunty Matter says:

    George moonbat drives a car as well. His excuse was he lived in Wales somewhere and there was no public transport.

    One law for them and one for us.

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  12. 24
    Dr. Alex Merkart says:

    This patient has a hormonal imbalance common in ladies of a certain age.

    They see life in a simplistic, almost child-like dimension and quite often have little or no responsibility, due, in part, to being beneficiaries of their belated husband’s hard earned fortune, or family inheritance.

    I’m afraid there is no cure, but, they can be easily tolerated or ignored.

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    • 34
      Nurse says:

      Does she suffer from global warming?

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    • 68
      Dr. Alex Merkart says:

      Having just consulted with colleagues in Freemantle State University Hospital Western Australia, via a video conferencing facility, I have been informed my earlier diagnosis is a little long-winded and they have suggested I re-assess my medical opinion to a more commonly acceptable conclusion, therefore can I suggest this Sheila is as mad as sherbet sheep-dip! Gooday!!

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  13. 33
    Ah! Monika says:

    On a more serious note. Remember when the sun came out, certain ladies used to give their nipples an airing. Why the change?

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  14. 37
    Prince Harry in a Hindu temple somewhere in Southall says:

    I’m telling you that ain’t no swastika on that flag.

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  15. 43
    the savant says:

    “Am I suddenly going to pay 25-grand for an electric car which I can’t charge up hardly anywhere, because there’s no infrastructure” ??

    No – you grade A top dollar 25 carat pillock , you buy a second hand Mini and accept the concept of humility .

    Are you not part of the ” in this together ” cohort ??

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    • 49
      jgm2 says:

      Indeed. I bought a second hand diesel six years ago for 3,000 quid and I’ve still got the damned thing. Does well over 50mpg on a long run.

      What is this utter fucking moron squawking on about?

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      • 54
        SP4BS says:

        That sounds almost old enough not to have the bloody bastarding particle filter. Keep it.

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        • 57
          jgm2 says:

          Bought two on the same day to replace our petrol cars. Both still going. Both now 12 years old.

          Particle filter? Wot dat?

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          • Animal says:

            jgm2, I think the person was referring to a particulate filter, which have been around for donkeys years and help to reduce soot out yer back pipe. They’re a bit of emissions trickery, Peugeot started fitting them to their models as standard well over 10 years ago.

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          • SP4BS says:

            so the particles that come out of a diesel get called “particulates” by the marketing men. good for them.

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          • Animal says:

            Marketing has nothing to do with this.

            ‘Particulate’ is a scientific term, referring to a substance that consists of different particles. Such as soot.

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      • 60
        annette curton says:

        You are just being cosmetic, get yourself down to Santa Pod with the rest of the Greens.

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  16. 46
    Dave says:

    marched? goosestepped

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  17. 47
    Ah! Monika says:

    Some “psychologist” on Sky at lunchtime proclaiming the virtues of having affairs to strengthen marriages. Sited all those male Europeans whose currencies are collapsing as being role models. Is their a connection.

    And why do these psychos always grin at the end of a sentence. Did Freud?

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  18. 50
    The Public says:

    I don’t care what she drives as long as she doesn’t get elected.

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  19. 59
    keredybretsa says:

    Get on yer bike Pippa or do ze goose step up ze Strand.
    Another hypocritical politclown bites the dust!

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  20. 61
    Retard Factor says:

    What a hypocritical fud. Public transport not good enough for her?

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    • 65
      jgm2 says:

      Obviously not. But only because not enough money has been ‘invested’ in it. And not because it doesn’t go where people want to travel to at the times they want to travel and makes you hostage to c*unts like Bob Crow.

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    • 75
      SP4BS says:

      If one lives in rural places, public transport is non-existant. If you live in a smallish town its crap. If you live in london, theres plenty of it, and even so its still controlled by politicians.

      Oh, “Disillusioned with the slow pace and chronic wastage in civil service, I took early retirement to explore the world I did not know.” (at 57?)

      Plenty of air miles too then.

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  21. 66

    I bet our host can’t do this:

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    • 82
      E says:

      OMFG !!!

      Cheers for that , darlin !! NOT .

      *wipes dribble from top lips*

      E x .

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    • 84
      Urea Lifter says:

      that is not bad but not as good as the girl in Ennistymon who signed the name of the purchasers in the pint.

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      • 106
        Urea Lifter says:

        I imagine that she has moved on to better things in the other colonies as she was certainly a “star”

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  22. 67
    Anonymous says:

    How long’s an x type been a gas guzzler?

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    • 73
      jgm2 says:

      The greenest car in the world is, bizarrely, a Landrover Discovery. Because the fucking thing is so unreliable that it never actually consumes any fuel.

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      • 78

        How cruel. I drove mine all over Okneys, Shetlands and the Western Isles. Down to Turkey, Gibraltar and to the Black Sea. They thought I was a celebrity in Romania as they had never seen a car like it. Everyone waved at me. One business man, who ran a casino in a main town and who was driving a huge black Mercedes, with an expensive looking girlfriend in the passenger seat, offered to buy it off me. I could not shake him off. Eventually, I said that I might consider it if he gave me his Merc and his girlfriend as part of the deal. He just said OK!

        I still turned him down. The GF would have broken me in at least one way…

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        • 80
          jgm2 says:

          They thought I was a celebrity in Romania as they had never seen a car like it

          If it was a Landrover Discovery then I’m not surprised they’d never seen a c*ar like it. Most of them can’t get down the dr*ive without some catastrophic engine failure.

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          • Snaplegs says:

            Land Rovers are by far the greenest cars on the planet. Mines got more recycled parts on it than you can shake a big hairy stick at (including replacement engine jgm2). Need to buy another to feed my recycling habit

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          • jgm2 says:

            If I had to replace the engine of my car I wouldn’t consider that ‘recycling’. I’d consider it was an unreliable piece of shit in the first place.

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        • 87
          jgm2 says:

          http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18973775

          Owners of used Hondas have a 10% chance of their cars suffering a breakdown, according to the survey of 50,000 Warranty Direct policies.

          ……

          By contrast, seven in 10 Land Rover owners will experience a breakdown in any given year, the survey said.

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          • Snaplegs says:

            probably nearer 9 out of 10 but at least a landy can be fixed without a small mortgage (well older ones like mine anyway, all modern cars require a spotty youth with a degree in computer science to make the thing run)

            Only cars pre 1995 can be considered “green” due to their carbon output over lifetime. Unfortunately some dickhead introduced scrapage scheme and robbed the country of plenty of worthwhile usable cars. Wonder who that was?

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          • jgm2 says:

            If I was in the mar*ket for a 4×4 I’d do, as people all over the world who rely on a 4×4 for their life do. I’d buy a Toyota 4×4.

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          • Snaplegs says:

            popular misconception – people would buy LR over Toymota if:

            a. They were cheaper
            b. had a better parts network
            c. Were geared for Africa and not Kensington

            Toyotas break down the same as any 4×4 in arduous terrain, they just made better investment in distribution and support in 3rd world states, whereas LR’s previous owners (BL, British Aerospace et al) didn’t

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        • 103
          Was your sat nav fucked ? says:

          You drove to Turkey via the Western Isle ????

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      • 101
        JH says:

        I can recommend the Ford Ranger as a reliable 4×4. Ignore shit like Navarras which chuck pistons through the engine casing with great reliability.

        The Ford is basic and reliable, and not much wider than a normal car. Guy down my garage says he has never seen one with a serious failure, and this is a rural area where every sod has a 4×4.

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  23. 69
    Ah! Monika says:

    And what sort of ‘ Green @ shaves her arm-pits?

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  24. 76
    Mornington Crescent says:

    The comments on her “About Pippa” page on her website are priceless:

    http://pippabartolotti.com/post/24630957703/about-pippa

    A catalogue of hypocrisy – well worth a read.

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  25. 85
    token cars says:

    Whats happening with that fucking ludicrous electric car plant they were to build in the North-East, with millions of public money thrown at it/
    Has it been quietly dropped as no-one is going to buy any of the shite cars.

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  26. 86
    HenryV says:

    I wonder how many times she goes on holiday each year and where? I think I am right in saying the average holiday flight per person is equivalent to a large car’s emissions for a year. Loopy hypocritical socialists I hate them.

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  27. 97
    kinnochio says:

    Or perhaps she could take some English lessons :

    “an electric car which I can’t charge up hardly anywhere”

    What kind of person wishing to be taken at all seriously would express herself this way?

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  28. 98
    TomCatesby says:

    She could try bullshit as a fuel.

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  29. 102
    Dave says:

    This woman was a contestant on C4’s “Come Dine With Me” a while back (yes, I know I should get out more). She’s as thick as the proverbial and a total embarrassment. I blame the Israelis for letting her out.

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  30. 104
    Jacky Treehorn says:

    Can’t understand why she doesn’t at least buy a small car.

    What was i thinking,she’s a leftie hypocrite.

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  31. 109
    Fog says:

    At least she worked out electric cars still need to use power generated from somewhere. Most greenies haven’t evolved that far and seem to think, if at all, the cars will be powered by fairy dust falling off the money tree.

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  32. 112
    All socialists everywhere, always says:

    Do as I say, not as I do.

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