September 25th, 2012

@Dave

Yet another Cameron u-turn is in the pipeline. The man who once said “too many tweets might make a t**t” is set to join Twitter. The news comes despite Dave reiterating his 2009 comment this summer: “I did once say something about people who use Twitter, particularly politicians, and I think in this case I was absolutely spot on.” What could possibly go wrong?

Well if Ben Brogan is accurate about Cameron’s choice of username is anything to go by, the fun and games will start early. Apparently “@DavidCameronLeader, or something similar… will bring us the daily thoughts of the Prime Minister.” Why not Glorious Leader?


156 Comments

  1. 1
    WVS says:

    @camerondearleader…….not for long.

    Vote for UKIP

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  2. 2
    Sandra in Accounts says:

    @cameronhungfromEUflagpoleorwindfarm

    I depsise him more than Brown – imagine that.

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    • 33
      I hate Parliament so much it hurts says:

      However much you despise him, I assure you I despise him far, far more.

      Still, this latest clumsy U-turn suggests the end is nigh.

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    • 36
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      Not quite there yet . . .

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    • 42
      Dr Nuts says:

      You and the misses.
      Millipede is sadly looking a better prospect than Cameron…. scarey! But he sadly has a point that the debt mountain has risen, and should’ve been spent on job creation. It’s not about the job’s but the circulation of money through the shops and then the ripples through the local economies.

      2008 the world entered recession? NO!
      Australia didn’t. Why not, instead of giving the printed funny money to the banks to pay for the bonus’s, they gave it to the ‘poor’ to put through the economy, re-inflating the economy and giving the business’s the necessary liquidity to continue trading and employing people. Something this government refuses to do – it’s more important to give the Bankers their bonuses!

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      • 65
        Socialism Ate My Future says:

        Spot on!

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        • 111

          Except of course that’s what Obama did. And all he’s got to show for being the most indebted nation on earth is a new IKEA lamp for all.

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          • Dr Nuts says:

            He did not give the money as a small (~£2000) to every pensioner just before Christmas, ~£7000 to the newly weds who bought their own homes, ~£2000 to the small farmers, ~£2000 to the jobseekers (who ARE actually seeking jobs) and those in training. These represent different sections of the economy and none save.

            The money gets spent and the banks don’t ‘earn’ a penny, but instead, it goes into the Business bank accounts giving the banks a measure of liquidity and the Businesses the chance to grow… recession over!

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          • Dr Nuts says:

            Gordon Broon ‘saved the world’ – like most of his policies, exactly wrong! He showed the world what not to do!

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      • 68
        One-term Dave (the worst PM in Britain's history) says:

        And, of course, give India billions for its space programme. And billions more for pah kiss tan. Because they’re such good friends to us. What what.

        Enjoy your hospital closures, suckers!

        Toodle pip!

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      • 80
        The Golem says:

        Whatever their faults, Australian politicians still tend to have some degree of patriotism. Our lot no longer work for us.

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  3. 3
    Lord Pension of Abolish after I've left says:

    I think you will find that Glorious Leader is already taken as a pseudonym for @gobshitearsewhipfailurebrown.

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  4. 4
    Selohesra says:

    I suspect that rather than the leader’s thoughts it will actually be the thoughts of some silly little scrote (hope that is more acceptable than pleb) in the PMs press office

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  5. 6

    If Twiitter is the rinsing tide, then God help us all because that will become the standard of all communication in our conceptless world.

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    • 30
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      Agree that ‘twiter’ is another dismal step in our intellectual decline.
      But ‘conceptless world’?
      I would have said that our world, well the economy at least, is all about concepts.
      No longer about material things, but immaterial goods and services = concepts.

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      • 51
        Dr Nuts says:

        And there lies the Political idiocy!

        We don’t need more service industries, the Japanese don’t come over here to get their coffee on their daily early morning commute. What we need is products that we can sell to the Japanese. It’s a concept that the Lib/Lab/Cons haven’t heard of – ‘manufacturing’, generally supported by some strange new word again never heard of: ‘Patents’.

        This as such leads to the establishment of an economy which has a positive Balance of Trade, and jobs which involve a banking sector ‘lending’!!

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        • 109
          Anonymous says:

          I agree with you Dr.Nuts,but for many of us the costs of funding a patent application presents major difficulties.Rocks & hard places.

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          • Dr Nuts says:

            I know – I’m self employed. Developmental costs and patents met by project work. Best bit, I don’t want to share my research work until I’ve finished, and as I don’t work within the University Structure I can’t get research funding from the Govt organisations.

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        • 127
          Alexsandr says:

          forget the banks. we need more peer to peer lending. check out Funding Circle…

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      • 59

        No Lwao, I meant something rather different.

        Propositions are either linear The cat sat on the mat or complex If the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics are correct then Schrödinger’s cat is in a superposition of being simultaneously alive and dead. This is because… etc..

        The ability only to deal with linear propositions takes us back to before the times of Pythagoras.

        Concept: … a kind of unit in terms of which one thinks; a unit smaller than a judgement, proposition, or theory, but one which necessarily enters into these. Twitter simply does not allow such refinement.

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  6. 7
    wab says:

    @outofhisdepth

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  7. 8
    Pogo says:

    He’s a tw*t, even without tweeting.

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    • 113
      bergen says:

      It says much for the calibre of his office staff that this is seriously considered to be a good idea.

      How long before the first tweeted gaffe? It will be long remembered after all the others have been forgotten.

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  8. 9
    A pleb who pays taxes says:

    Mr Cameron is of course free to open a twitter account .

    The account itself is I believe free.

    The account will need a computer and ISP connection . I hope that these will be paid for by Mr Cameron himself and not the taxpayer .

    As far as I can see no one in public life has gained any advantage from having a twitter account and a good few have reasons to regret it .

    If he is looking after the interests of a nation Mr Cameron should take care because his actions here are really a ” no win ” situation .

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    • 13
      Media Mensch says:

      Totally agree #listentome

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    • 18
      jgm2 says:

      +1.

      A total waste of time. It can only do harm.

      Especially since it won’t actually be him tweeting but some PR functionnaire so now he’ll be on the hook for the moronities of some 22 year old PPE.

      ‘Especially sad to hear of the death of A.N.Other celeb. Loved him/her in A.N.Other Eastenders/Coronation Street/Brookside/Whatever’

      Jesus wept.

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      • 56
        'Dave' says:

        A man of my standing naturally has a flunky to do all menial tasks.

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      • 60
        Dear G-d sh-o-o-t the m*db\ot says:

        I have no id/-ea whether the gove/rnm-ent still lists its non-job vaca/nc/-ies in the Gua/rdian on Thursdays, although I su-/sp-ect it is so.

        “A vac-an-cy has arisen for New M_edia Con/su-ltant to drive forwards go-vern/ment’s ric/h media content experience into the public space blah blah young dynamic blah blah must keep head when all around blah blah Apply to sec-/retary to D. Cameron. blah blah short-term cont/ract ending May 2015.”

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    • 45
      John Johnson says:

      “The account will need a computer and ISP connection . I hope that these will be paid for by Mr Cameron himself and not the taxpayer” do not be silly

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  9. 10
    Call me Dave says:

    You have my cast iron guarantee not to stop the 0.7% of GDP being pissed up a wall in some foreign land. After all we should not go back on our promises.

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  10. 11
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    The correct email address will indeed be @davethepleb.

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  11. 12
    Bye bye, Hamza! says:

    Finally, the ECHR has done something right, rejecting Captain Hook’s ap*eal against extradition. Once he’s in an American prison, I hope one of his fellow inmates takes his hook and puts it to proper use.

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    • 39
      John Johnson says:

      They might play Black Sabbath on continuous repeat, once they find out he was a bouncer at a night club, you didn’t employ him in one of your does Guido did you.

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      • 58
        Dr Nuts says:

        Black Sabbath? Why play decent music?
        I suggest WASP or Motley Crue!

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        • 84
          Spode says:

          1. Tie his hands behind his back.

          2. Attach headphones to amplifier.

          3. Put headphones on his, er, head.

          4. Play all 33 Singalongamax CDs.

          5. Goto 4.

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          • Bye bye, Hamza! says:

            No. It should be:

            4. Play entire Cliff Richard back catalogue

            5. Repeat 4 on a loop for 7 days.

            6. Keep his eyes open as in A Clockwork Orange.

            7. Play every single episode of Teletubbies.

            8. Repeat 7 on a loop for 10 years.

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          • Dr Nuts says:

            Uh-huh – Cliff – despite all percieved wisdom actually managed a song which is almost listenable with ‘Devil Woman!’ There is a moment of respite!
            As for Singalongamax the hairs on my neck are seriously ruffled!!

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        • 139

          Motley Crue – an answer to a question that should never have been asked – like KISS, a bloody stupid joke band.

          I cannot think of more than a handful of American rock bands that are fit to use that description.

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  12. 15
    Well it's a thought says:

    That’s nice of Camoron to annoy the twatter users, good job I don’t have a twatter account to close down, just to show what an idiotic inept tosser he is, you know what I mean like.

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    • 142
      Dr Nuts says:

      He’s getting down with the twit’a’pratsie.
      He’s realised there’s no need for damage limitation, there’s no credibility left to damage!! The only way is to endear himself to the twits, they still get to vote!

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  13. 16
    Silent Bob suggests Dave says:

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    • 22
      Well it's a thought says:

      Claps! , well Bob you have excelled yet again, I just couldn’t put the quality of your short comment in a thousand words and get the same response, once again claps and still clapping as I type.

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  14. 17
    English Liberation Front says:

    Gordon Brown Mk 2.

    Scrabbling around for publicity. Government by Twits. Government by Tweet.

    Personally I’d make it a criminal offence for any incumbent MP to use Twitter to tweet anything.

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  15. 20
    UffusDuffus says:

    @twat

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  16. 21
    PUBLIC MEMBER says:

    thetwat@no10.c*nt

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  17. 23
    MajorFrustration says:

    Has he got nothing better to do.

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  18. 24
    John Johnson says:

    “U” turns are what Dave does, still who on earth thinks Dave Boy will actually doing the twittering himself, he will leave it to one of his trained “plebs” ( should I have said that word?). Oh has Dave said he has given Mad Mitch his full backing yet?

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  19. 25
    MajorFrustration says:

    Has he got nothing better to do. This man is toast

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    • 40
      It's . . . ! says:

      . . . called ‘Getting in touch with the Sheeple’

      or

      ‘Maintaining 121 contact with the Common People’

      or any number of other bullshitty PR terms, – the Biased Bullshitting Corpse might enlighten us further.

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      • 76
        I hate Parliament so much it hurts says:

        “Moving the government message forwards into the public space”?

        “Enhancing the citizen experience”?

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  20. 26
    nellnewman says:

    +Sigh+ Another new team for No10 – this time to run his twitter account. How much is that going to cost?!

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  21. 27
    PUBLIC MEMBER says:

    Thisdoormouseisforturning.com

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  22. 31
    The Poncey ‘Progressive’ PRick Posing as PM says:

    I say you jolly chaps! – I’ve got such a frightfully good idea for my Speech to Conference! I’ll tell them what we’ve achieved – and all we’re going to achieve – but I WON’T mention the €USSR! What? And what’s the Wind Farm Wattage this week? And the £o££age? Hahahaha !!!

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  23. 32
    genghiz the kahn says:

    tw@dave.

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  24. 35
    Loungelizard says:

    Yikes we’re screwed if they hear about this….Mitchell get out there and create some sort of diversion….I don’t know, I’m sure you’ll think of something and take that bloody bicycle with you….

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  25. 37
    Call me Dave says:

    My new handle is @OLL

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  26. 44
    Steve Miliband says:

    @rocious

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  27. 53
    Ed Miliband says:

    I think it’s a brilliant idea, well done Dave

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  28. 61
    @HeirToBlair says:

    Off to piss 12 billion up the wall on foreign aid. Then chat to Dave Letterman. LOL!

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  29. 70
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Th@cher.

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  30. 73
    wab says:

    I wonder if he’ll tweet his sympathy when another of our troops is slaughtered in Afghanistan.

    Appalling little man

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  31. 74
    Moussa Koussa says:

    @OneTermDave

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  32. 77
    Moussa Koussa says:

    @IsSheDeadYet

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  33. 79
    Moussa Koussa says:

    Obvious really !!!!!!!

    @ThePleb

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  34. 81
    Synic says:

    Beware the usual utter crap and meaningless platitudes coming ever thicker and faster. Aka

    “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of …..”
    “Dead squaddie / police officer / nurse …”
    “This disaster … tragic incident …bad weather… allows the resolve and character of the British public to shine through…”
    Etc. etc.

    Dave is a totally useless cnut who should fxxk off out of the way as he is incapable of sorting the current mess out.

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  35. 82
    Moussa Koussa says:

    COME BACK GORDO !!!!!!

    ALL IS FORGIVEN.

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  36. 85
    Anonymous says:

    But what about all those plebs with Twitter accounts?

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  37. 89
    Tears of a Clown says:

    At least Gordon gave us all a good laugh at his twattery. Dave just makes us weep.

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  38. 94
    THE GREAT BRITISH PUBLIC says:

    “Good morning

    Don’t you know who I am?

    I’m the Chief Whip

    Get out of my way you fucking pleb

    This isn’t the fucking end of this”

    You just can’t get a decent employee in this country anymore

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  39. 97
    Labour are guilty of treason says:

    It’s quite obvious Labour were happy to let Hamza stay here in order to keep the public afraid and get support for their ID cards and 60 days in custody without charge. But when they deliberately ignore even the Queen’s views on the matter, then it borders on treason. And that’s not even including the way they vandalized the economy.

    The Queen voiced concerns to the previous government about the inability of UK authorities to arrest radical cleric Abu Hamza

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  40. 98
    Anonymous says:

    According to conhome “I’m a PLEB” T shirts are around.Anyone know who the supplier is?

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  41. 102
    Ernestine Tentions says:

    Never forget that Cameron was considered unusually gifted at Oxford. That means that he was very good at agreeing with his Professors and eagerly lapped up all the communist bollocks he was fed.

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  42. 104
    David Cameron (Leader of the Nasty Party) says:

    I rather like @yodave.

    Rather American and I always greet Mr President as “Yo Barack you pleb”

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  43. 133
    A Nemo says:

    Regarding “Call Me Dithering Duplicitous Dave’s” appearance on the David Letterman Late Show tomorrow night (Wed 26 th Sept). Along with Facebook & Twitter social media channels for posting questions, the following e-mail addresses may be useful as well for asking questions to our “Glorious Leader” about the disgraceful actions & statements by a member of HIS Government.

    (1) cbsmailbag@aol.com

    (2) lswdl@aol.com

    Of course this Tory Toff may not welcome any questions from UK Plebs but hopefully Letterman has the balls, something CMDDD does not have, to ask him.

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