October 1st, 2012

Rich & Mark’s Monday Morning View


77 Comments

  1. 1
    Throbbed says:

    Eh?

  2. 2
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    The lay-out is crap, but there is a recognisable political comment which in the hands of a good cartoonist would make an acceptable statement as to the state of English politics today.

  3. 3
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Oozulum Bird, Ed M.

    Oomigooglie Bird, Ed Bollox.

  4. 4
    jgm2 says:

    Has this been posted? Simulation? Not me ref. Send ‘im off.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19776474

  5. 5
    David Cameron (Leader of the Nasty Party) says:

    This thread has convinced me to engage Rich & Mark to write my closing speech to the Labour Party Conference.

    Yes,you are reading correctly,I have performed a job swap with Ed Miliband.

  6. 6
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    According to Len Mac, Ed M is cuckoo.

  7. 7
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Not enough tits.

  8. 8
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    Any more like this and Rich & Mark would “give an aspirin a headache”

  9. 9
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Rich and Mark couldn’t bring themselves to mock their turtle-brain Labour leader. It is not as if his beak is not open to caricature.

  10. 10
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    My apologies. Len Mccluskey is there.

  11. 11
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Any chance of a shag?

  12. 12
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    Looks like the rozzers may finally be catching up with Oily Vaz

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/9577876/Secret-police-probe-into-Labour-MPs-500000.html#

  13. 13
    jgm2 says:

    From ‘Seen Elsewhere’ – ‘Gordon and the African Coup’

    How the Imbecility went unchallenged…

    The Treasury under GB was almost immune to unplanned leaks and rogue quotes, a remarkable record sustained over 10 years. That was in part due to our policy that unless a quote came from X, Y or Z, then we’d simply deny that it represented the Treasury view, where X was the Head of Communications (successively Peter Curwen, John Kingman, Michael Ellam, me, Paul Kissack and Chris Martin), Y was the Media Special Adviser (successively Charlie Whelan, Ian Austin and me), and Z was Gordon himself or either of the two Eds.

    It was also due – and I take full credit/responsibility for this – to my Admiral Byng approach to leaks. If anything did appear in the papers that was not from X, Y or Z, I would instantly name a culprit. I’d try and choose someone who was a decent suspect, but their guilt didn’t really matter – it was the assertion of their guilt that mattered. They would be cut out of meetings, removed from the circulation list for emails, and wherever they walked in the Treasury, people would mutter about their demise. The effect of this was to make the actual guilty party feel guilty as hell, and put the fear of God into everyone else in the Treasury about doing any leaking themselves. As for the poor Admiral Byngs, they’d usually recover after a while, and some of them were probably guilty anyway.

    Stalinesque.

    A reign of terror at the heart of the Imbecility.

  14. 14
    Yvonne from the Colliers Arms Clydach says:

    I have to say that that Michael Grove is not my cup of tea but I like his ideas about making all schools ” free schools ” under private control .

    Anything which takes this massive expenditure off the backs of the taxpayer surely has to be a good thing.

    When will hte tax reductions start ?

  15. 15
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    Foul !!!

    That’s me, not the play.

  16. 16
    utterbilge says:

    Let us not forget The Greater Martian Twit

  17. 17
    Bird Brain says:

    What about Rachel Reeves as a Foghorn Leghorn?

    And Chuka the cock pheasant?

  18. 18
    jgm2 says:

    From ‘Seen Elsewhere’ – ‘Gordon and the Af*ri*can Coup’

    How the Imbecility went unchallenged…

    ‘The Treasury under GB was almost immune to unplanned leaks and rogue quotes, a remarkable record sustained over 10 years. That was in part due to our policy that unless a quote came from X, Y or Z, then we’d simply deny that it represented the Treasury view, where X was the Head of Communications (successively Peter Curwen, John Kingman, Michael Ellam, me, Pa*ul Kissack and Chris Martin), Y was the Media Special Adviser (successively Charlie Whelan, Ian Austin and me), and Z was Gordon himself or either of the two Eds.

    It was also due – and I take full credit/responsibility for this – to my Admiral Byng approach to leaks. If anything did appear in the papers that was not from X, Y or Z, I would instantly name a culprit. I’d try and choose someone who was a decent suspect, but their guilt didn’t really matter – it was the assertion of their guilt that mattered. They would be cut out of meetings, removed from the circulation list for emails, and wherever they walked in the Treasury, people would mutter about their demise. The effect of this was to make the actual guilty party feel guilty as hell, and put the fear of God into everyone else in the Treasury about doing any leaking themselves. As for the poor Admiral Byngs, they’d usually recover after a while, and some of them were probably guilty anyway.

    Stalinesque.

    A reign of terror at the heart of the Imbecility.

  19. 19
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    And the shoveller Prestwat.

  20. 20
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Bob Crow as a great tit.

  21. 21
    K.VAZOLINE says:

  22. 22
    soapy says:

    An article on the sports page of my newspaper today has a panel showing that the biggest “divers” in the BPL are those from Liverpool FC. Led by Lewy Sorlegs or whatever his name is.

    Whoda thunk it?

  23. 23
    Backwoodsman says:

    You just beat me to it – couldn’t happen to a nicer bloke, expect the big R word to be freely bandied about by his cronies.
    On here he may be known by various trade names, like vazolein & Teflon. In the East Midlands , he’s known as ‘that crooked Hunt’.

  24. 24
    jgm2 says:

    Brown or Balls as an albatross?

    The entire Labour party as a magpie? Or a gannet?

    Boris Johnson with any old bird. Probably somebody elses.

    Ken Livingston as a cock?

    George Galloway as a mocking bird?

    Robin Cook. As himself.

  25. 25
    soapy says:

    T Bliar = Vulture?

  26. 26
    soapy says:

    … and Eagle sisters appearing as themselves.

  27. 27
    McPoison says:

    Why am I lovingly referred to as McPoison ?

  28. 28
    Beat My Cock says:

  29. 29
    Vaz says:

    Don’t bother with the trial just send him down. Everyone instinctively knows he is guilty anyway.

  30. 30
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    And the European peacocks, the Portuguese Barroso and the Belgian Rompuy. You have to admire their fine plumage as they strut around pecking away at the rotting corpse of the democracy bird.

  31. 31
    Feather Brain says:

    Then there is Diane Abbott the Black Bird.

  32. 32
    Tuscan Tony says:

    Len McCluskey is missing a c.

    Shocking.

  33. 33

    Doug and Dinsdale Piranha.

    He was a cruel man, but fair…

  34. 34
    Lee Grasper says:

    Raaayciiist !!!

  35. 35
    Handycock No1 Trougher in Parliament says:

    Hope they don’t start looking into my bank accounts. Boaz.

  36. 36
    Well it's a thought says:

    Ah ffs it’s a dead parrot sketch, it doesn’t work without ALL the leaders being caricatured it gives the impression that the unconned us dear or expensive leader is just the baddy, epic fail, 1 out of 10 please don’t try again.

  37. 37
    Red Ed's non-predator union bosses says:

    Ed, talking Balls as usual.

  38. 38
    Hugh Janus says:

    Never mind all this – the Maily Torygraph has the really big story of the day:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9577113/British-men-more-well-endowed-than-French…but-smaller-than-Germans.html

  39. 39
    Caw says:

    Ed Balls the Great Tit.

  40. 40
    Lard Pressclott - Laughing Policeman in waiting says:

    I must be North Korean.

  41. 41
    John Johnson says:

    Down boy!!

  42. 42

    As I remember, a Latin feminine proper noun would never end in -us.

  43. 43
    Hugh Janus says:

    Wee Dougie as the Great Scottish Bustard.

  44. 44
    BarryW says:

    OK, what about
    Coal Tit

  45. 45
    Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation says:

    Note to all news editors:

    there must be no mention of Vaz on any news bulletins. You must concentrate on the glorious events taking place in Manchester.

  46. 46
    Fred West Paving Ltd says:

    Where’s Gideon

  47. 47
    Man of Straw says:

    I love to snipe from the sidelines. I love to avoid blame. I love to change with the wind. That’s how I got where I am today.

  48. 48
    David Cameron (Leader of the Nasty Party) says:

    For my closing speech to Conference I shall model myself on “The maniac of Berchtesgarten”

  49. 49
    John Johnson says:

    Cuckoo laying eggs in oher birds nests, quite decorative bird, for some reason their numbers have decreased and no one knows why.
    Do do the largest pigeon which has been extinct for about 2 centuries only known nowadays by its bones and the odd stuffed one and old drawings
    Dead parrot used to be a rare picturesque guady bird but is extinct as an entity, played a part in Monty Pythons DeadParrot Sketch
    The Christmas Turkey a large over fed bird, struts about the poultry shed, not particularly bright has no idea what is to come, which does not stop him strutting around

  50. 50
    freddy the farting fish says:

    eeez that a baguette in your pocket ?

  51. 51
    John Johnson says:

    Don’t be silly, they will need that money to give pay rises to ministers and mps

  52. 52
    John Johnson says:

    Bob Crow as a crow balefully looking down from on high looking for road kill

  53. 53
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Suarez had a blatant penalty disallowed against Norwich. Apparently it was his own fault as he wasn’t wearing the Manchester United strip.

  54. 54
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Vaz is the crook who led the committee that said that bankers were a disgrace.

  55. 55
    I don't need no doctor says:

    The BBC can find no disciplinary action against Jimmy Saville in their records. Now why would that be?
    And to all those now coming out of the woodwork that knew what Saville was doing, why did you stand by and do nothing?

  56. 56
    Ed (i'm not my brothers seat warmer) REALLYBLAND says:

    UTTERSHITEUS !

  57. 57
    John Johnson says:

    It is truely remarkable how many followed him and put him into power (by that I mean “the Squealer”) and he still has followers even thought he has been dead for 67 years, who would vote for a madman to lead them but madmen

  58. 58
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    They were going to add the Mensch bird but it has flown west for the money.

  59. 59
    John Johnson says:

    There were rumours doing the rounds many years ago but they just remained rumours

  60. 60
    nellnewman says:

    edmilitwit always reminds me of a brainless pigeon.

    I see his theme for this year’s conference is to openly promote himself as a geek. He thinks this will make us like him more!

    He’s also apparently going to try and promote the idea that he is an ordinary working class man – how he works that one out, when he came from a middle class academic family, is as out of touch with ordinary people as cameron is and has never done a real days work in his life, is beyond me.

    Then talking on the radio yesterday he said ‘ I want every child to know they can have a career like mine’ . Let’s just hope most kids go off any do something more productive!

  61. 61
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Straw really is the pits.

  62. 62
    Captain Birdseye says:

    Ed Balls….The lyre bird. Millitwat…the lesser spotted shite hawk.

  63. 63
    I don't need no doctor says:

    A career where he stabs his own brother in the back, and panders to left wing militant union leaders. Some career that!

  64. 64
    Snaplegs says:

    tough decisions?

    What like deciding to only borrow £180bn as opposed to £200bn?

  65. 65
    Sir Peter Scott says:

    The low flying abbott bird’s plumage is usually black.

  66. 66
    Taking the middle road says:

    To be fair, Flint’s eye does capture her somehow.

    The rest is shit.

  67. 67
    Anonymous says:

    Peter Brookes did these for the Times for years, but he made them funny.

  68. 68
    Black Cab says:

    First halfway decent cartoon hereabouts.

  69. 69
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    A new low in cartooning.

  70. 70
    Anonymous says:

    I’ve heard Hague’s fond of a cockatoo.

  71. 71
    genghiz the kahn says:

    ReDshank.

  72. 72
    tube_thumper says:

    Dreadful cartoon. entirely witless as usual and trying to emulate a clever cartoonist who does this with animals and politicians but i forget his name

    Rich and mark are true tonts

  73. 73
    tube_thumper says:

    its what they do best at the bbc why rock the boat and risk losing your cushy job and pension. The point is why didnt these women complain before. Because they a lying slags

  74. 74
    tube_thumper says:

    she didnt need any money you twat she is a wealthy author in her own right. what a cock you are

  75. 75
    Eddie Balls Up says:

    Why am I not in the frame?
    My leader’s speech in front of the comrades this morning stated what I would do IF I was chancellor (no chance says Vince(able))
    The great people of Britain, especially my friends in the north, should note that I will never apologise for ruining the country with my friend McDoom; and I will still carry on spending public money that we do not have.
    150,000 houses to be built on debt based on G4 forecasts – drop in the ocean.
    Wave the Red Flag and Caroline Quinn of BBC is my best mate.

  76. 76
    Police Commissioner. says:

    I can only hope they have a better team on it than in the past where prosecutions were lost or never addressed.

  77. 77
    Fuck the LibLabCon says:

    ????????????????????????


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