September 17th, 2012

Boris Hits Back at Shapps Attack

The stop Boris campaign is gearing up. Following on from John Major’s intervention this week, Grant Shapps has slammed this summer’s Boris Mania. The Tory chairman dismisses the London Mayor’s credentials to make it to No.10. Shapps sniped that Boris didn’t have the “right set of skills” to become PM, and when asked the question directly replied with a firm: “No”. Bojo has now hit back:

All on the day that Shapps was reported to the police in a classic Labour kite that, without a “victim” of these alleged copyright breaches or plagiarism coming forward, will go nowhere. Presumably Michael Green has all the qualities required to run the country though…


  1. 1
    Tuscan Tony says:

    Boris: comfortable at this depth and deeper too.

    Brundleshapps: out of his depth.

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    Didnt Boris call coalition policy on benefit caps “social cleansing ” ?

    If so , how does this make him more tory than Dave?

  3. 3
    Tuscan Tony says:

    Boris: comfortable at this depth and deeper too.

    Brundleshapps: simply out of his depth.

  4. 4
    Moussa Koussa says:

    “”The stop Boris campaign””” LOL

    There is NOTHING to stop, other than the fantasy nonsense Guido and his flock believe may happen…It isnt !!!!!!

  5. 5
    De Trufe says:

    Boris leading Britain would make Berlusconi look like Henri Kissinger!

  6. 6
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    Story filed at 3:14pm

    Kebab Time’s comment filed at 3:16pm.

    KT’s browser refresh button must be worn out.

    Get a fucking life, KT.

  7. 7
    Kosher Watch says:

    Green and Shapps…very suspicious names. I bet they’re kosher!

  8. 8
    Bunga Bunga Girl says:

    Burlesconi may be on the buffoon scale, but neocon warmonger he aint!

  9. 9

    How are you both? Your identical twin was quicker off the mark.

  10. 10
    Selohesra says:

    I like Boris & he is popular but he is not PM material – need a bit more gravitas for that. Sometimes you need to appear solemn/serious which Dave does quite well (just shame about content) – rather than fighting each other they need to be confronting Labour/BBC and stop them setting agenda

  11. 11

    He follows the tweet. Now if Guido were really clever he would delay the tweet by five minutes.

  12. 12

    I do not see why Boris should not be of the right material.

    We need a thrusting and upright PM, surely?

  13. 13

    I thought I was the one with the superposition…

  14. 14
    Tuscan Tony says:

    I’m fine thanks!…I’m off to the ME again tomorrow to see if I can sell some more globalisation…err…I mean democracy over there.

  15. 15
    De Trufe says:

    Must be the wrong Kissinger. He did more for world peace in his lifetime than any other politician.

    With the exception of Obama’s peace prize, awarded withing 2 months of him becoming President.

  16. 16
    Desperate Times...friends are few and far between says:

    Never underestimate the ability of the Tory party to throwaway the chance of gaining or staying in power…after all they’ve been at it for the past 22 years….the problem and the reason for all the ruckus is that THEY believed that Cameron was a winner…..their Tony Blair…….. and could lead them to 3 consecutive terms instead of barely winning one against an opponent who was already finished before he went into the 2010 election ……………….now they are desperate and will turn to ANYONE who they think may stand a chance of even remaining the largest party in 2015(they’ve abandoned ALL hope of winning a majority)

  17. 17
    The Darling Buds of Kate says:

    All this talk about Kate’s tits really is Making Mountains of Molehills.

  18. 18
    optional says:

    So when does somebody post the link to the new lot of snaps?

  19. 19
    Some Twat up North says:

    Hmmm the right material for a PM…

    Public school, with probably a heteroflexible background.

    Job in the city gifted by Daddy

    Ugly older token wife of some forlorn diplomat or fox botherer from the Chilterns

    Massively out of touch

    Still thinks there’s an Empire

    A level of incompetence that is only usually found in inbred families, such as the German one here

    Yep, I think Cameroon, Bojo, Gideon and Gove the slaverer all posess these qualities.

    Makes it kind of hard to choose …

  20. 20
    Archer Karcher says:

    It doesn’t, because like Cameron, he isn’t.

  21. 21
    Jack says:

    Boris’s member has more go in it then the whole of the Tory front bench membership let alone Cameron!

  22. 22
    Soapsuds says:

    No doubt all the dead Cambodians and GIs will agree with you.

  23. 23

    I’ll put you down as a yes, then…

  24. 24

    I hereby propose the Moussa Koussa for PM campaign.

    The Tongans will love you.

  25. 25
    Kebab Time says:

    Come on guys – give me a break – only 3 more for me to hit a 1000 – don’t rush in just to beat me

  26. 26
    Some Twat up North says:

    Why not! You picks your halfwit and you takes your chance…

    Only Cleggy boy on his own or the Feotus could be worse.

  27. 27
    Moussey Koussey says:

    Dream on Snottie, the time is running out for such as you.

  28. 28
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Mr Shapps would do well to heed the immortal words of Peggy Mitchell:

    “Don’t you say something you’ll come to regret later, Grant!”

  29. 29
    Jeremy Hunt says:

    It’s lovely here in France, Ruperts coming to Dinner tonight, how we’ll chortle.

    Toodlepip chaps.

  30. 30
    Moussey Koussey says:

    Twat by name, twat by nature. Oop Norrth you say, Scotch by any chance?

  31. 31
  32. 32
    annette curton says:

    The sort of gravitas funeral directors are noted for?.

  33. 33
    POO says:

    There appears to be a huge amount of legislation to keep Capitalism in check, but very little to keep Socialism in check

    There are approximately 6,000,000 components from hundreds of suppliers in a Boeing 747

    Boeing will spend hundreds of millions of Dollars in order to comply with the legislation in order to protect human life

    Tony Blair signed off the Iraq / Afghanistan project, committing us to war with zero meaningful checks or balances

    Gordon Brown sold our gold in a similar manner.

    All the MP’s are socialists of the wrong sort

  34. 34
    Mark Wouters says:

    A pinhead of nerve gas or Blister agent on human skin is enough to kill a Human in time of war or Chemical accident as stocked by the Ministry of Defence in UK.These are official figures MOD figures.

  35. 35
    Archer Karcher says:


    An adopted working class lad from Aberdeen who made something of himself, an inbred? You need to take your medication.

  36. 36

    Problem is that Westenders have different scriptwriters.

  37. 37
    Jeremy Hunt says:

    Can’t afford any

  38. 38
    Some Twat up North says:

    Well if he’s self made, thank fuck he’s not designing cars…

  39. 39
    Loungelizard says:

    The ability of Cameron and Co to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory is unsurpassed in the political history of this country. They are if nothing else consistent in their misreading of the public mind.

  40. 40
    Grow Up Labour Mong says:

    Laugh about how the Murdoch press witch-hunted Large tory donors and scared them from donating again?

    Labour trolls like you really think Rupert’s favourites are the Conservative Party????

    15 years supporting New Lav and Bliar godfather to one of his children. Rupert doesn’t like to back losers, especially when the interests of NI are at stake

  41. 41
    Michael Green no wait Mrs. Green says:

    “a classic Labour kite”

    Thanks Guido

  42. 42
    Moussa Koussa says:

    The perfect scenario 2013, and the most likely

    • Zac Floppy Hair resigns his Richmongs constituency
    • Boris MP takes his Richmongs seat.
    • London Mayoral election re-run – Zac Floppy Hair loses to Ken
    ( very likely )
    • Boris Tory leadership bid fails ( very likely )
    • Boris pathetic moaning backbencher until 2015.

  43. 43
    Selohesra says:

    Potential PMs should not be panalists on HIGNFY – also what happens when all the stories about threatening to have journalist beaten up for writing story about his mate. Its fine when he’s just loveable old Boris but when BBC get in full Labour electioneering mode I think it could cause lost votes.

  44. 44
    Ask B!lly, He'd Know says:

    “Shapps” actually sounds like a German pronunciation of that arse-less article of apparel that a gentleman of a particular sexual orientation with certain predilections might wear to a “leather-trade” boo*zer, or so one would gather from watching Pride Parades. Not sayin’, just sayin’.

  45. 45
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    “Boris didn’t have the “right set of skills” to become PM”

    Very true of course. London mayor is a personality contest. Did Livingstone have any chance of becoming Labour leader ffs!
    Boris is local level jester who was far better than the alternative, Livingslime. Even in dumbed down Britain, He’s got no chance at national level, least of all with his alleged philandering.

    This blog made it’s name by NOT spouting the same narratives from the MSM village. Yet, these days, this blog is lazily regurgatating phoney baloney lines from the dying dead-tree press.

    Boris has about as much chance of becoming leader of the Conservative Party as UKIP have of polling more than the Lib Dems and even getting an MP at the next election.

  46. 46
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    Livingstone lost (TWICE!) get over it!

    You lefties really have some sad fantasies.

    “OOOOOHHHHHH! Kenny, let me stroke your newt!”

  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    What the hell is Kermit the Frog doing behind Shapps?!

  48. 48
    Evan says:

    See you there tonight?

  49. 49
    Miss Piggy says:

    Don’t worry, he’ll soon be for the chop.

  50. 50
    John Bellingham says:

    Shappattack sounds like a 1980s negro dance band.
    Boris is the best kind of PM material for the 21st Century Digital Age. His IQ is higher than that of the collective Opposition Bench, and most of the Government side too. He is one of the few to have bested Paxman, Niel and Big-Ears on TV and made THEM lose face. He tells dirty jokes. He can swear in Latin and Attic Greek. He cannot be embarrassed. He has more hair than William Hague.
    Shapps is the unacceptable faeces of Capitalism.

  51. 51
    the mystic mould with the appearance of the face of Jesus says:

  52. 52
    Golly says:

    If you want a reality check just look at the latest updated monthly cashflow charts for that Barclays sponsored bicycle scheme .

    If he was working for Sir Arnie Weinstock ( RIP ) then our Bouncing Boris would be out of a job tonight.

  53. 53
    Hannibal from Carthage says:

    How many true wealth creators have come out of Eton ?

  54. 54
    Dummitt says:

    I was a very satisfied customer of the original Michael Green. The company deteriorated terribly after Shapps left so I don’t believe his Fox guy is the same person.

  55. 55
    Keith Dovkunts says:

    Was going to suggest that Shapps looks like a complete prick, but with an alias like ‘Michael Green’ I guess it’s unlikely . . .

  56. 56
    GOP USA says:

    The Tories never learn from their mistakes; division and back-biting midterm!! Now some dimwits are talking about womaniser Boris as a potential PM, what utter bullshit. It is not surprising the jarheads of the Tory right would vote for Boris the Mop but the country would die laughing before putting an X against his name In a general election.

    GO GO Tory Party, implode once again into the abyss!!!

  57. 57
    Some Twat up North (Bishop of 't pies) says:


  58. 58
    Anonymous says:

    If you’re right you’ll have to pick a new leader after Cameron loses the next election.

  59. 59
    Some Twat up North (Bishop of 't pies) says:

    About right that.

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