October 5th, 2012

Cold-Blooded Ed Knifed McBride

Another cracker of a blog from Damian McBride today. We learn of Jonathan Freedland’s (disputed) role in the 2007 snap election decision, Andy Coulson’s dark arts spanners and how Brown’s inner circle thought he was about to have a breakdown – “Think his post-Mrs Duffy interview with Richard Bacon times 1,000″.

One of the most interesting stories recounted by McBride is his conversation with Ed Miliband after he had been accused of briefing against the future Labour leader:

“When he called me that Sunday, I told him what a joke it was that I was being accused of briefing against him and others. “But where’s it all coming from, Damian?” he said. “They’ve got all these details of the meetings we had; that must have come from you.” “Of course that stuff’s from me”, I said, “that’s just the colour – that’s harmless, but they’re accusing me of doing the lines blaming you and Douglas and Spencer for the whole thing.” “Well where’s all that coming from, Damian?”

His voice and tone reminded me eerily of Hal the computer in the film 2001. “I don’t know, but it’s not from me – I’d never brief against you.” “I don’t believe you, Damian” he said, “I think you’re lying.” It felt like an ice cold razor had been dragged down my spine. “Ed, for God’s sake, don’t say that. I’d never brief against you.” “That’s the trouble, Damian, I don’t believe that’s true. I think you’re lying.” “Stop saying that, Ed. You can’t accuse me of lying. I’m not going to have that.” “I can’t help it, Damian, I think you’re a liar.” “If you keep saying that, you know we’re finished, I’m not having that.” “I don’t care, Damian, I think we are finished.””

Watson and Balls should take note.


  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    Ed seems quite happy to knife his comrades, if that what he does to his comrades i what hate to see what he does to his enemies

    • 3
      Yon Roman with a lean and hungry look says:

      When he gets confused does he stab them in the chest?

    • 10

      Sod what he does to his colleagues, what does he have in store for the UK if he wins that’s what worries me?

    • 104
      Expat Geordie says:

      To quote a line from the Tom Clancy novel “Red Storm Rising”:

      “The wimp has fangs”.

      Pity Tony Blair didn’t sort out that scum McBride. Milliband has gone up in my estimation for that. Having said that it’s raining outside and there a load of slugs on the pavement – I still hold them in higher esteem than Milliband, but it’s a start.

    • 113
      Captn P says:

      You will know when Ed tries to knife someone, you will be able to tell by the cuts on his hands. Useless to the core.

      • 119
        just a thought says:

        He shafted his brother in the back and caused a rift in his family.
        He’s capable of anything.

    • 132
      More Cheese says:

      It’s what he would do to the country if elected, is what I’m worried about.

  2. 2
    A big fat liar says:

    Even liars tell the truth sometimes.

    • 77
      John Johnson says:

      Guido you said you once said you went to the same seconardy school as McBride what do you think honestly, would McB tell porky pies to further his own ends

  3. 4
    Red Ed says:

    I miss him though, he was such a good kisser.

  4. 5
    mitch says:

    He has gone up in my estimation 0.000000000000001% but up.

  5. 6
    Anonymous says:

    If the twat got rid of ALL the liars at the top of the Liebor Party i’t save him a fortune on Christmas Cards!

    The Penguin

  6. 7
    Think of it as... says:

    Ferrets in a sack.

  7. 8
    Deep Froat says:

    I cannot put my trust in any man who can so comprehensively in ‘cold blood’ assasinate his own Brothers career.

    That and he is of course a lying cheating evil scum weasel.
    But I think thats a given.

  8. 9
    Arse says:

    Why are the words of this known liar of any interest to people in the media? It seems you don’t care how credible the source is as long as he’s spinning you a good yarn.

    Credulous fools, all of you.

  9. 11
    jgm2 says:

    Is this the same McBride who, only last week, was bragging about how he kept folk quiet for Brown’s imbecility by destroying people’s careers at random by accusing them of leaking to the press?

    You really would need a heart of stone not to laugh.

  10. 12
    Ed Balls fisted my hamster says:

    I’m beginning to warm to Milliband Minor. What a fine judge of character.

  11. 13
    Gordon Brown says:

    I was OK after I did a poo, all I needed was a poo after eating too much Monster Munch

  12. 15
    anonymous says:

    the new aston martin anguish is out today – for those who can’t afford one!!

    • 105
      Expat Geordie says:

      I bought a DB5 back in 1978. It had a red ejector seat and everything. I think that it was made by Corgi.

  13. 17
  14. 18
    London Cabbie believes anything says:

    I believe every word that Damien McBride has written. He would never tell a lie.

  15. 20
    Allah has spoken says:

    Hamza has lost. Allah did not set him free.

    • 26
      MB. says:

      It’s thought the US might have aircraft waiting to take them.

      With the way they have dragged things out, it would be good if they were taken straight to the aircraft and sent on their way. Perhaps a token gesture but most people would appreciate it.

      • 74
        the savant says:

        Don t forget to send us a card from the “Missoura” Correctional Facility Taser Recovery Bay will you Abu …. you know we ll all be thinking of you as you heal from the voltage .

      • 90
        Saveloy de Jimmy says:

        Will it fly over water? With luck, he can take a swimming lesson like Captain Hook (no crocodile or bag needed).

        • 108
          Expat Geordie says:

          How about a free flying lesson. If he learns to fly before he hits the ground…

    • 37
      Gonk says:

      Oh no. Poor dab.

    • 107
      Expat Geordie says:

      Allah set us free though – of him.

  16. 21
    Red Ed says:

    Stalin needed a cold heart to achieve so much.

    Hobsbawm told me how it all happened.

  17. 22
    Labour have pressured the beeb to remove embarassing footage says:

    Now here’s a curious thing. BBC iPlayer has full coverage of the Labour conference this week. However, the video of yesterday’s proceedings ends rather abruptly. Coincidentally, it ends just shortly before the 15 year old schoolgirl took to the platform and was booed by delegates when she said she attends an academy (which, ironically, was established by Labour). I wonder why that footage is not available?

    • 51
      Aunty Matter says:

      Has Jimmy Savile got it?

      • 56
        BBC bum bandit in the news room says:

        It never happened. We will spice it into the Tory party conference next week instead. The thick twats in the north who vote Labour will fall for it.

    • 98
      Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

      That’s what the BBC call ‘impartial broadcasting.’

      • 131
        Norman Evans says:

        The BBC had to cut that bit of the footage in order to uphold its commitment to editorial objectivity. If it had not been cut people might have seen/heard evidence that pupils think Aacdemies are jolly good things; and that there are socialist dinosoaurs in the Labour party.

    • 121
      Anonymous says:

      You wonder why? You wonder WHY?
      FFS man; don’t you realise that the BBC are 100% biased in favour of the LieBour party & would never allow transmission of anything that shows that party in its true colours.

  18. 24
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Just look at Ed’s eyes.

    Steve Bell cartooned Ed as ‘Death Ray Panda’ for a short while before either the Guardian ordered him to tone it down or his own Labour tribalism was too much to overcome.

    You can see those eye glowing hypnotically as he intones ‘you’re lying, your lying…’.

    Creepy little fucker.

  19. 25
    it was a dark and stormy night says:

    I suppose after stabbing your brother in the back,it gets easier and really enjoyable

  20. 27
    b345t says:

    Hows about this guys and gals

    if you vote for one of them then you sign a direct debit and pay their costs , no coercion its purely voluntary

  21. 28
    HAMZA OUT! says:

    To summarise: All five terrorism suspects have lost their appeals and can all be extradited immediately to the US.

    • 31

      Sling your Hook ! waster

    • 32
      MB. says:

      Assange next?

      • 75
        Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

        Leave Assange rotting where he is, its probably more uncomfortable in the embassy than it is in a Swedish jail

        • 79
          the savant says:

          Shouldn t think so dude .

          Not in a luxurious mansion block off Hans Place SW1 just next to Harrods .

          He probably sends some Ecuadorian flunkey out to their Food Hall every day for scram ( that s Scouse for food ) . .

          • Expat Geordie says:

            I thought that the word was SCRAN? We used to use it at school in the north east and apparently it is also used by Royal Marines (soldiers use the word “scoff” – I have visions of lots of Geordie squaddies being beaten up in training for using bootneck language.)

            SCRAM is what you generally tell a scouser to do.

    • 35
      Aunty Matter says:

      Do we know what airport and when? I want to give them the traditional English farewell sign oVoo

    • 38
      nellnewman says:

      Well let’s hope it is immediately but this current government doesn’t exactly have a reputation for acting speedily.

      • 63
        Chris Huhne says:

        Oh I wouldn’t say that!

        • 81
          the savant says:

          Chris my boy !!

          I do agree –I see your little contretemps with HMG traffic police has been deferred from this year to next year to sometime never .

          In the meantime is Nick lining you up for an ermine and sable fitting ?

          And what about Vasiliki . Will she be ” Damed ” and known as Dame Vicky of Vasiliki and both of you partake of the £ 200 a day entitlement for signing in at the opening of the Lords daily session and then sloping off to Simpsons for a late brunch or a pre theatre dinner — whichever is the sooner ?

          From the old generation to the new :
          Good luck to you both my children.

  22. 29
    Aunty Matter says:

    Actually this is more appropriate

  23. 30
    At fucking last! says:

    Bye bye, Captain Hook!

    Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza has failed in a last-ditch High Court bid to halt his extradition from the UK to the US to stand trial on terrorism charges. The judges also rejected legal challenges by Babar Ahmad, Syed Ahsan, Khaled Al-Fawwaz and Adel Abdul Bary, and said they should all be extradited immediately. Two judges at the High Court in London heard from Home Secretary Theresa May’s QC that if they rule in her favour that “effectively is the end”, as no further app*al was available in criminal cases.

    • 33
      jgm2 says:

      Hah. You want to bet?

      There’ll be another appeal by Monday.

      They should dr*ive the fucker straight around to the US embassy and bundle him through the door.

      Job done.

      • 44
        At fucking last! says:

        Nope. Very last app*al. He’s a goner, in more ways than one!

      • 83
        the savant says:

        Why don t they just fill him with polonium like the Ruskies did to that Litvinaikenan bloke in London some three yrs ago ?

        Surely we ve still got a 007 or two on the complement who can see to it .

        They can t have ALL been culled in the cuts — can they ??

        • 92
          003½ says:

          Polonium?? We don’t even get guns now. I suppose I could give him a Chinese Burn or something.

      • 99
        Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

        The BBC were very sympathetic when they interviewed the father of Barbar Ahmad this afternoon. How they must hate this country.

      • 122
        Anonymous says:

        Is Lee Harvey Oswald ex directory?

    • 50
      What Law says:

      It only took us eight years!

      Hurrah for the legal profession!

      Trebles all round!

      • 57
        jgm2 says:

        Yep. Entire private schools have been funded for the past eight years by the long-winded legal arguments batted over and back by both showers of crooks.

      • 66
        The p@kistsni BBC says:

        The BBC is already in mourning playing extensive interviews with the family of som Baabaa person.

        • 71
          At fucking last! says:

          I loved how Babar Ahmed’s dad said “After 18 years of paying taxes in this country”. First up, I doubt he’s paid any fucking tax. Second, he seems to be implying paying taxes gives your child the right to plan mass murders! C-unt!

  24. 34
  25. 36
    Juan Nashun says:

    I don’t believe anything McBride writes. I’ll wait until Johann Hari publishes it verbatim!

  26. 39
    Aunty Matter says:

  27. 41
    Aunty Matter says:

    Abu Hamza might want to watch this…or then again perhaps not. HA HA FUCKING HA. Take plenty of anal lube with you, you one eyed fuck.

    • 43
      At fucking last! says:

      + BILLION

    • 53
      One Nation - my arse says:

      What are the odds that old hoooky will feign illness & finish up in Hospital, claiming he’s at death’s door?

      I shan’t rest until he, and his murd..e..r..ing cohorts are on a plane and on their way to the USA.

      Now the BBC are interviewing Barba whatshisname’s father. BBC supports terr*..r..ism – FACT!

    • 64
      Axe The Telly Tax says:

      Hamza give us a wave, Hamza Hamza give us a wave. LOL

      5 down only another 4 million to go.

    • 114
      Expat Geordie says:

      Won’t happen. It’s the only downside of him being sent to a SuperMax prison.

      Probably just as well really, being muzzies they would probably enjoy that sort of thing.

  28. 45
    Tuscan Tony says:

    It’s going to sound a trivial point but I reckon a good rule of thumb to be that if you want to know what someone’s like look closely at their partner.

    If she looks like something you’d buy in a live bait store and dresses like a Australian’s nightmare (to steal a couple of quotes) I’d be surprised to hear much good told about the someone that snagged her.

    • 49

      That’s a variant of would you shag her mother!

    • 103
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Ahh … Cherie Booth – for instance … or did carol cap you off?

      • 115
        Expat Geordie says:

        You’re off form today BW. You’re usually good for hidden stuff – Carol and Tony is common knowledge.

        • 125
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Oh OK Expat – despite the other comments made here and elsewhere – how about this ….

          Eddie the egg – needs to take a huge big look at the commie creep out of Warwick University who ‘finally after years of skullduggery’ managed to get himself elected at the last election Michael Dugher.

          Dugher was the Spad for Ken Jackson (AEU / AEEU) before he wormed his way into becoming a hood at milbank towers where he brutalised civil servants. He then got a further “LEG” up by somehow getting an appointment to act as one of Hoon’s hoodies over at the MOD. As for any further connections between Dugher and Dr Kelly – well … there are plenty of fork-tongued journalists out there who know far more than they have ever wanted to reveal to date ‘In the public interest’ – save using the info to promote themselves and their careers and financial positions. Step forward Stephen Glover & Gordon Rayner [then of the D Mail] and one Peter Oborne … and a few others – as for Gilligan – ‘bastard’ hardly describes him.

        • 126
          Blowing Whistles says:

          See the caption contest!!! – additionally there’s been footage aired tonight of Mitt the mutt pulling out of his trouser pocket what looks like a crib sheet of key words – contrary to the rules of the Fecking presidential mass debates.

  29. 47
    Aunty Matter says:

    Fucking Muzzie twats are on the news now bleating away. Has it ever occurred to them that if they didn’t preach hate, plot to murder people or stir up halfwits, they wouldn’t be in the mess they are?

    Hindus and Sikhs don’t get rounded up, because they do not go around blowing up trains or flying planes into buildings.

    Muslims once again playing the victim, when the real victims have had their heads chopped off or been blown to pieces.

    • 61

      well put sir !

      watch the fucker start protesting in Londonistan tomorrow burning flags and threatening us yet again !
      If this country is as bad as they say , why don’t they fuck off somewhere nicer ?

      • 69
        Aunty Matter says:

        I can recommend several Countries for them.

        Saudi Arabia
        North Korea

        All of which will great them in the traditional way (drop your trousers and bend over)

        • 73
          Axe The Telly Tax says:

          Just fly ‘em over in a Hercules transport and dump ‘em out the back.

          If they start whining take away the parachute. LOL

          5 down only another 4 million to go.

        • 109
          Blowing Whistles says:

          I wish all the socialist loving marxist scum in the UK would F off to China or North Korea – ‘cos that’s the ‘ultimate goal’ (life-style) for the mongrels who are duped by the faux words of the string-pulling leaders of Commie loving marxism. Thats its true agenda.

    • 68
      One Nation - my arse says:

      Well said A.M., and all too true. The muzzos hate the countries they originate from, but say they love it over here. Then, they spend all their feckin time trying to turn this country into the countries they came from and say they hate. Un-feckin believable!

      Sorry if this sounds muddled, but I get so angry when I think of these leeches, that occasionally my power of being coherent flies out of the window!

    • 87
      Tiger Tiger says:

      Every time a Muslim causes trouble – drop another nuke on Mecca, Medina, Riyadh, Cairo etc. There will soon be few nukes and no Muslims left.

      • 117
        Expat Geordie says:

        How can you tell if a nuke has been dropped on their shitholes though? The only difference it can make it to move a few stones about. And as for genetic mutations caused by the radioactivity, can it be any worse than those mutations caused by everyone marrying their first cousins?

  30. 52
    nellnewman says:

    damian mcbride,gordon brown, edballs, tom watson and militwit the younger were responsible for running this country into the ground and at the same time running the dirtiest, most lying administration we have ever seen .

    I am very grateful that mcbride keeps popping up to remind us of that cesspit and the fact that it was militwit the younger who got to the top of the steaming pile by knifing his colleagues and then his brother in the back.

    • 60
      BBC - better, because of the unique way we're funded says:

      We don’t really feel it’s in the voters interest to make this more widely known.

  31. 65
    Aunty Matter says:


    When you are at the Tory party conference next week, please ask WHY the Tories don’t move against the BBC. Why do they allow the BBC to attack every government policy on a daily basis (Newsnight is the worst), why the BBC is allowed to get away with promoting tax avoidance whilst attacking any large company that does the same or Tory donor (whilst ignoring Labour donors or trade unions)

    Why is the BBC allowed to distort the truth without anyone ever paying for it and why isn’t the Tory party demanding heads roll over the Jimmy Savile story?

    • 69
      Jeremy Paxman says:

      C’MON.. C’MON!!!!

    • 72
      One Nation - my arse says:

      Again, well said A.M. Pleased Guido, oblige us all and try to ask the Tories about the total bias of the BBC and why they’ve done nothing about it.

    • 88
      Tiger Tiger says:

      They’re all owned by the same interests. The ‘Conservatives’ are controlled opposition.

    • 101
      Backwoodsman says:

      Fuck me, Aunty Matter, some (former ) Tories tried. I pinned nice little Olly Letwin in the corner of the bar and harangued him about the bbc problem till his ears bled on several occasions.
      Sadly, Dave and his chums have about the same degree of street smarts as a Mormon missionery.

      • 118
        Expat Geordie says:

        Oh, I don’t know about that. A certain Willard Mitt Romney seems to have done alright for himself, and I haven’t heard of that many getting mugged in the street.

  32. 67
    Jimmy Swivel says:

    I’ve just launched a new range of tracksuits. The tops are all adult size but you have to squeeze into children’s bottoms…. hows about that then?

  33. 78
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    So– if it wasn’t Damian the Leper spreading rumours against Ed M, then who was spreading the rumour that it WAS him?

    Listen– the reporters are not so stupid as these politicians think. Even if you talk on background, as McBride admits to having done, there’s probably other people doing the same, filling in the blanks left by McBride, just as he fills in the blanks they leave. Of course, if they all tell the exact same story chapter and verse, the reporters will be suspicious, but if their stories are all broadly similar (though not necessarily exactly the same in every single detail, owing to personal perception), it’s a lot more likely to be true, when you take into account all the commonalities. After awhile, one whole “big picture” will emerge. If it’s all one coherent story, the one who seemed to be in position to know most of what was reported on, and would seem to have a propensity to tell it, will get blamed. So YOU were THAT one THAT time, Damian, and you got sacked– BOO F***IN’ HOO!

  34. 86
    Fatso says:

    He is bitter and twisted.

  35. 89
    Judge Sir John Thomas says:

    One of the questions I really wanted to ask Mr Hamza in Court, but did not feel that I could, is how he manages to hold his John Thomas.

  36. 93
    Jingles says:

    The “colour” of the story was always the same


  37. 95
    Johnny says says:

    My Spidey senses are tingling at the purported conversation. Two people talking to each other tend not to use each other’s names because they know who they are each talking to.

    It is a poor work of fiction or a dim attempt by a naff writer to embellish what was actually said, or both men are shits who cannot help patronising the people they talk. Though the former and latter are not mutually exclusive…

  38. 111
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Damian McBride – has his own skeletons in the cupboard. He has broken many rules and done ‘a lot of the dirty work’ for the ‘Ex-Ministers’ of the new labour project. Ed B knows where the dirty work was done – but is pulling rank on McBride.

    Neither of them can claim to have been honest. Hopefully they will both experience what being locked up in a real prison is really like.

  39. 112
    Captn P says:

    Why I even bothered to read his blog I don’t know.

    What a load of self serving bullshit. So Its Nuremberg defense, I was only following Gordon’s orders.

    Followed by I regret falling out with Ed Milliballs. So he called you Liar and that would be wrong for what reason? Pull my other leg. Then to follow it up with a plug on what a great leader this chinless wonder would be. I stepped away from keyboard and threw up.

  40. 116
    Abu Hamza says:

    I’m Abu, fly me. All the way to a US gaol for the rest of my raghead life…

  41. 124
    Saffron says:

    I once had a fishing reel called ABU and dammed good it was too.
    The only other abu’s I have heard of are of the ragheads variety who believe in sky faries and violence.
    Hook hand and his mates can now enjoy american hospitality at it’s worse and good luck to you guys you will certainly need it in bucketfulls and your sky guy Big A is useless to you.

  42. 127
    blub says:

    Alternative title “gimme job eddie-san. i love you long-time”

  43. 130
    John says:

    I don’t know why Guido takes so much stock in McBride’s revelations. The guy was an abusive, greasy, manipulative spin doctor when he worked for Brown and just because he’s “out” now it doesn’t mean he’s suddenly discovered truth, christianity and doing the right thing.

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