November 27th, 2012

Farage Winning Higher Media Profile Than Clegg

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Not only is UKIP eclipsing the LibDems in polls, according to LexisNexis Nigel Farage is winning a higher media profile than Nick Clegg…


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  1. 1
    Mrs Mills says:

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      XXXxx says:

      before that little incident not many had heard or cared who Farage was, unless they heard of him surviving a plane crash. If Farage does finally make it on UK government scene, he will have to be a bit more than a pain in the butt to the tories, especially if he asprires to government, and some real policies apart from pulling out of the EU, also who are the others in his party would be able to do high office in government, and who are they, UKIP is not just a one man band is it

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      • 142
        I think I've found me a cretin. says:

        “before that little incident not many had heard or cared who Farage was”

        You read the Daily Mirror and shop at ASDA and I claim my £10.

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        • 196
          Chav world says:

          The problem is, half the nation buy the red tops and shop at Asda.

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          • Nige come fly with me (no banners) says:

            Think you are behind the times, friend. Even the broadsheeters shop in Lidls and Aldis these days. Pound shops and Primark, and etc. too.

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      • 213
        Archer Karcher says:

        Laziness is not an endearing trait, when you couple it with wilfull ignorance and dishonesty, you end up with either a rather loathesome individual, an uneducated fool, or both.

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        • 257
          *uck Off Back To Waitrose says:

          Can’t move in a Lidl carpark these days for all the 4x4s.

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        • 258
          i don't like you either says:

          The amateur way in which UKIP has been recently demonised as racist bigots with the Rotheram foster care incident is embarrassing
          How many labour members foster kids from Iraq, Arghanistan, Kosovo etc?, presumably it’s ok for them to look after children despite their support for a party that wanted to bomb these children into oblivion.

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      • 256
        Tom Catesby says:

        Of course the present shower of *hit are making such a splendid job of, ‘doing Government’, aren’t they?

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        • 267
          Anonymous says:

          Why do you expect UKIP to be any different. They are politicians after all.

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          • jean shaw says:

            Yes but they are politicians who have beliefs and principles . Why otherwise would you join a Party which for the first 10 years of its existence had no chance of power , was ignored and laughed at. The Camerons, Millibands and Cleggs are politicians who regard it as a career and in order to advance in that career will amend their principles as necessary

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    • 80
      Cider drinker says:

      That Guy Verhofstadt geezer is a proper prick isnt , i’d love to plant one on his beak . He’s a typical eu fruitloop , and the fact he’s a mate of Cleggs comes as no surprise

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      • 260
        i don't like you either says:

        Clegg was Leon Brittan’s protege, groomed if you’d prefer to use that phrase, somehow that’s more apt

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    • 148
      Hang The Bastards says:

      hate to state the obvious here, but Farae s just more interesting than Clegg.

      looks like he will even overtake that useless SAP milliwatt.

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    • 173
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      Probably because Farage is much better than Cleggers and Camerwrong.

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    • 215
      Nige come fly with me (no banners) says:

      Divide and conquer, comrades. Who’s Clegg, by the one? Oh that fella – haven’t seen him for a while. What does he get up to these days?

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  2. 2
    Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    Where does google eyes come?

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    • 3
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      Oops, didn’t even notice he was on the list!

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    • 4
      JH says:

      Lower than Gove.

      Ha ha ha ha ha.

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      • 39
        Anonymous says:

        Inside the Rotherham Bunker with the S.S. (Social services)

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        • 91
          Anonymous says:

          on a more positive note,

          stick to your values.

          are they
          :

          compassion

          moving forward

          fairness

          Results

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        • 131
          Nogbad the Bad says:

          Please can we have a BBC/Patten “Downfall”.

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          • Nige come fly with me (no banners) says:

            Not exactly Patten, but close enough, you could say? – I couldn’t possibly say,

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        • 160
          Blowing Whistles says:

          If there is one thing I have learned over the years – it is this

          When the “SMEAR MERCHANTS from all quarters come out from behind their dark shadows – they attack the man – but “NOT” the “content” of what he has to say.

          As for those who just attack for ‘their “Utter ignorance” of matters (It’s the ‘content’ of what one says – stoopid) aren’t they just loved by the perverted PTB WHO THEMSELVES have no answers for the TRUTH?

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          • The British public says:

            Has child snatcher Thacker been sacked yet?

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          • Anonymous says:

            truth is a number.
            number 7.
            nothing is more important,

            as Bliar puts into action his endless get rich quick schemes, this time europe as a nation concept, it is only a notion, mind you.

            as The Tampon King Prince Charles expresses his restlessness about being constrained by his mother

            as Leveson goes antiMurdoch…

            perhaps we will see Operation Ore contents in the public domain, and in one act Murdoch ends up slaying 3 dragons.

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  3. 5
    Tachybaptus says:

    What’s the figure for Clegg? Not on the chart.

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  4. 6
    genghiz the kahn says:

    The trouble with Farage is that the reality is too close to the satire.

    http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/politics/politics-headlines/nigel-farage-comic-creation-that-got-out-of-hand-2012112750746

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  5. 7
    Wallace and Vomit says:

    Confused. Where is Nick Clegg on the graph and what was the measure?

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      (not really) Uncle Joe says:

      Regrettably, you can tell from the key that Clegg was not part of the survey, rather than (rightly) falling off the bottom of the chart. Attention to detail, Guido.

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        XXXxx says:

        You have to admit Cleggy has gone very quiet of late, mind you Dave has been swanning off abroad (purely government business of course) so Cleggy has to do the work of the PM

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      • 116
        bc says:

        Lets not let the detail get in the way of a good scoop !

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      • 226
        Anonymous says:

        and the survey period was in a weeke when UKIP ‘s name was at the top of the news agenda … in itself significant, but not otherwise for Clegg.

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  6. 8
    disgruntled of middlesboro says:

    Who is Ed Mililband?

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  7. 9
    Ed Miliband says:

    Repeat after me “UKIP CANNOT win, UKIP CANNOT win” etc

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    • 77
      Anonymous says:

      But they will make a big hole in the Tory vote.

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      • 167
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Ukip – love em or loathe em are and have been making a big hole in “BOTH” the Labour and Tory party’s consistent spin & sleaze – as for the limpdummerthandumbfucks they’re toast anyway.

        Hence it is in the interests of both Labour and Tory to smear their real rival. Labour fucked up in Rotherham and the Tory’s fucked up by Camerouseless’ mouth with his previous form.

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      • 224
        Labour whistling in the dark says:

        NOT just the Tory vote..most places “oop North are Labour strongholds(or should be)but UKIP are taking votes from the Labour Core Vote too and especially in Rotherham..Labour will probably win(just)but how can Miliband say that the Labour “One Nation” message chimes with the country when he can’t deliver his own heartlands let alone a general election

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    • 87
      BBC editor says:

      Oh God yes

      I think I just shot my load

      We will NEVER give UKIP airtime, now where’s the eco-fascist Green candidate?

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      • 178
        CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

        First Question to a Mr E. Coe-Fashist…

        Can you give me any advice for my BBC pension fund to invest in. We’re looking for the most blatant rent-seeking opportunities.

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    • 92
      HenryV says:

      All I hear is

      “Uquip carrot whin, uquip carrot whin” etc.

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    • 126
      lojolondon says:

      Not vewy smart, Eddie, UKIP taking votes off the Towies is your only hope! You would be supporting UKIP for all you are worth, if you had half a brain!

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    Kreatcherr says:

    ‘Farage is winning a higher media profile than Nick Clegg…’

    And that is a difficulty?…fooking’ Downing street moggy gets higher ratings then ‘Leghorne CLEGGhorne’!

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  9. 13
    Jimmy says:

    More famous than Griffin now then?

    Well done!

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    • 20
      Anonymous says:

      You’re far more obsessed with the man than we are Jimmy. Projecting again are we?

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    • 25
      Archer Karcher says:

      Griffin is a socialist, just like you Jimmy, deal with it.

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      • 89
        Anonymous says:

        Socialism has got a lot to answer for, Hitler, Griffin and Jimmy.

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        • 99
          Adolf Hilter says:

          I resent being put in the same catagory as Jimmy

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          Blowing Whistles says:

          Evil is evil – however Socialism is more akin to Communism, Leninism Marxism, Stalinism and its hidden monied mens’ ['mens rea' - a little legal term] hand …

          Behind every dirty dictator there are leg ions of legals.

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          • Anonymous says:

            the law is the big stick.
            in egypt, that does not apply to its dictator.
            in the west bushblair are above international rules and conventions.

            laws exist and are bypassed by the law makers…rules exist and are changed by the rule makers,

            it is all about who has the power.
            nothing else matter.
            There is no power bigger than one’s integrity. and this is exactly what the lizard erodes.

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      • 179
        CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

        Griffin probably wont be a kiddy stealer like Jimmy’s lot are.

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    • 31
      retardEd Miliband says:

      Quite! Everyone loveth the EU. It mutht be good – Tony Blair loveth it.

      I thall fight the next electthion with a promith – a promith of more thubordinatthion to the EU. Thith polithy will win me tremendouth thupport and countleth exthtra voteth.

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      • 42
        The Purblic says:

        Not bad, not bad….but I think spitting image should be resurrected

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        • 55
          retardEd Miliband says:

          It’th pronounthed “rethurrected”. I thall rethurrect the Labour Party and lead it to gloriouth victory in the next electthion. And I thall do tho with one thingle thimple promith: No referendum on EU memberthip and More Dominathion from Bruthelth.

          Two promitheth.

          And I thall abolith our EU rebate.

          Three promitheth.

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    • 58

      Absolutely fabulous, Darling !

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    • 144
      Anonymous says:

      Shut up you traitor.

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    • 223
      Nige come fly with me (no banners) says:

      The more “whackos” from actual reality we can get in frontline politics, on the telly and front pages of rags, the better I think. Got to have some people around that say it as it is, without taking a load of hollow fluff like Cameron and Clegg, and dare I say it, Ed M.

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    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    All the hoo haa about the UKIP foster parents, no mention anywhere about David Milliband going to the US to buy kids………

    ffs why could he not adopt or foster in the UK…… hhhhhhhhhh something fishy here ?? :)

    Real story behind the Milibands’ £20,000 adoption of two sons in America

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1287774/Real-story-Milibands-20-000-adoption-sons-America.html

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    BBC, Guardian and Independent - our truth is the only truth says:

    Its all due to us as we are promoting the Tory and UKIP togetherness pact to show how the Tories are the Nasty Party.
    Whether it happens or not does not matter, as either way it helps the Labour Party at the next election, and also takes focus off BBC involvement in Savilegate

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    • 51
      Tom Watson MP says:

      I tried to help out with a Statement in the House about paedophile Tories. It was complete bollocks of course but I didn’t think those useless prats at the BBC would fuck it up so badly. And the Guardian.

      I mean it worked so well with Murdoch.

      Now I have to dream up a whole new smear story.

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    • 57
      BBC Tax Payers Alliance says:

      No, We are watching closely.

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    • 221
      Jimmy O' Saville says:

      How’s about that then guys and gals.

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  12. 17
    Sarah says:

    I joined UKIP yesterday.

    It is time to get involved and commit to getting the country, our culture, our heritage back from the cultural stasi.

    Farage Vs Clegg?

    Farage is a breath of fresh air to the lying, corrupt, two faced, duplicitous quizzling Clegg et al.

    No doubt the BBC & MSM will begin the UKIP hatchet job soon to support their fellow travelling progressive (PAH!) placemen & women in the LIB / Lab / Con Party

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    • 19
      Red Egg Millitit..... says:

      UKIP need to show they are more than a one man band…….

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      • 23
        Ed Milibland says:

        They need to do what I did.

        1. Tear up all the old failed policies of Labour’s past.
        2. Buy a brand new A4 writing pad – £1.35 WH Smiths
        3. Jump on any likely bandwagons
        4. Claim to support the government but oppose everything, and I do mean everything, that they do, say, suggest, consider, enforce or enact.
        5. Talk about One Direction a lot.

        That’s real government that is. People know exactly what I stand for.

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        • 32
          I'm for UKIP says:

          Milly stop being a twat. We are all fed up with the 3 main. We need change fast.

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          • left wing, right wing, it's all the same bird! says:

            Agree with that 100%, so what if they have no policies? nor do any of the other 3! a pre-election policy is well… nothing, empty words, never acted on or followed through, HELLO that’s the same as having no policies isn’t it?
            i’m muttering UKIP every time someone complains about any of the main 3, so regularly if i shouted i’d lose my voice
            (shouting achieves nothing anyway just watch parliament)

            i also think any “a vote for UKIP is a vote for [insert opposite view to your own here]”
            comments are a poor attempt at reverse psychology, jog on please.

            vote UKIP get the same as we have now no doubt, but shove it up the AR$% of the incumbent political classes anyway i say, thieving troughing cnuts!

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          • Anonymous says:

            ukip is the answer.
            what is the question.

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        • 36
          Ed Ballsup says:

          Don’t forget to use the vacuous expression “moving forwards” a lot. Moving forwards, when you’ve no original ideas or anything interesting to say, “moving forwards” might help give the impression that you’re on the ball. Even when, moving forwards, you’re not. And it doesn’t.

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      • 49
        Sensible Milli-twat says:

        Hey Bro Ed Take a look around. You are a one man band.
        Mind you thats better than a two man Ball’s up. LOL Bro.

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    • 71
      Anonymous says:

      Common purpose says no political party leader can ever give their electorate plebs an in/out referendum on Europe. So it won’t matter one jot who is in number 10 and what ever they might say in the run up to getting elected. It won’t happen.

      Believe me, it will never happen in the UK, never!

      It will never happen, although of course I want one, there are dark forces here at work that will never permit it. You must know this by now surely?

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      • 96
        HenryV says:

        If in 1600 you had told an Englishman by the middle of century the English would have no king and indeed that the English had killed their king he wouldn’t have believed you.

        In 1919 nobody would have believed that the world would be plunged into a second war within 2 decades.

        In 1985 we leave in fear of the Four Minute Warning and no one would have thought that the Cold War would be over within 5 years.

        Never become complacent as that is when history bites you.

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    • 168
      Anonymous says:

      Didnt you hear the one about Nigels expenses?

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      • 216
        Archer Karcher says:

        Yeah I did, they are the same as every MEP gets, every month. If you have a problem with them, advocate change for every MEP, not just Farage.

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  13. 21
    Harry Redknob says:

    I dahurn no much ’bout’ much nuffin, but the boys dun good and its a tough old game and there can only be one winner……unless its a draw.

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  14. 24
    Air Traffic Controller says:

    Buckingham airport approach to Farridge…you’re cleared to land on runway 15….watch out for those py..LONS.

    Ooops

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  15. 26
    The Dictator says:

    Whoever has to form a coalition with Ukip will no doubt find Farage overbearing. Clegg is quietly and professionally getting on with job for the sake of the country. Farage I imagine will want everything his own way.

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    • 34
      Sarah says:

      Ha ha ha.

      Nice sarcasm.

      Clegg who has no more toys in his pram. A man boy who calls the electorate “populist” for wanting a say on his beloved EU project. He who has condemned more British pensioners to freeze to death because of his green ideological fascism.

      Very funny – Clegg quiet & professional – ha ha ha…

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    • 35
      I'm for UKIP says:

      What like Salmond trying to pull the UK apart, while we are sinking, due to lack of brain power.!

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      • 67
        Fat Eck (Scotlands Nefarious Politician) says:

        My lack of brain power is only noticed south of the border!

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        • 79
          No No No says:

          They are all running us into the ground at a time of trouble.

          Can you imagine these C”UNTS in control during WW2.

          Useless F’UCKING C’UNT’S the lot of em.

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      • 95
        Farage Today Gone Tomorrow says:

        What are you dragging
        Salmond into the Ukip
        nonsense for?. He was voted
        first minister for Scotland in
        a devolved parliament. It has
        absolutely fuck all to do with
        Ukip. Unlike Farage, Salmond
        is well ahead in the polls for
        1st Minister but I doubt he
        will win Indepedence. Farage
        on the other hand is scraping
        by with the lib dumb student
        protest votes and the
        disgruntled euro sceptic tories
        protest votes. Wow.
        Meaningless tosh. Most
        people can see through
        Farage. He is no different
        from any other politician.
        Farage has more chance of
        winning the Eurovision Song
        Contest than winning a
        majority at the next election.
        I hope Cameron totally stuffs
        Farage by calling for an in/
        out referendum. Then
        Cameron may get the majority
        he needs to win the next
        election.

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    • 48
      Clegg is a retard says:

      “Clegg is quietly and professionally getting on with job”

      Getting on with the job of looking for a new job after May 2015.

      Clegg. So popular, his party lost its deposit in the last by-election.

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    • 164
      Anonymous says:

      I dont think Farage is up to being a top rank politician,he doesnt strike me as being very bright.

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    • 181
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      “Clegg is quietly and professionally getting on with job for the sake of the country”

      Poe’s Law again?

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      • 206
        UsedSkip says:

        Raging Nige throwing a hissy every two minutes, declaring war on party politics and sacking politicians cos they don’t fit in with his ideas. Is that getting on with the job in a professiional and quiet manner?
        That’s poos law.

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  16. 28
    Julia Middleton CEO Common Purpose says:

    Nigel Farage must be stopped so I can have world domination.

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  17. 30
    anon. says:

    Not heard much from Clegg since the libs lost their deposit in Corby . Has Clegg been on holiday again?

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  18. 38
    the motto of the day says:

    If a LibDem tells you one thing, do the opposite.
    You’ll not go far wrong

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    Another one who got away with it says:

    Police have acknowledged for the first time that the late politician Sir Cyril Smith sexually and physically abused young boys in the 1960s. Smith, who was elected to Parliament in 1972, was dogged by rumours of abuse throughout his career but charges were never brought.

    But both Greater Manchester Police and the Crown Prosecution Service have now said that if Smith had been accused today he would be charged and prosecuted.

    Assistant Chief Constable Steve Heywood said: “We are now in a position to say that on three separate occasions, files were passed to first the Director of Public Prosecutions and then the CPS containing details of abuse committed by Smith, but on each occasion no prosecution was pursued.

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    • 50
      Thnik about the kods please and not your wallet says:

      Hindsight….what a wonderful thing….

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      • 56
        Arthur Sixpence says:

        It is indeed.

        Now I wonder if the CPS and police will look into all the other 1970’s, 1980s, 1990s investigations. Places like Islington, Haute de le Garenne etc.

        Maybe they might find some high placed child abusers that aren’t dead…..

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        • 60
          Thnik about the kids please and not your wallet says:

          On the basis, as with ol Cyril, their about 40 years behins….they’ll “be in a position to prosecute” aound about 2050 when all those fiddlers will be long dead and gone. Makes you weep, dunnit….

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          • Anonymous says:

            any misdemeanours after 1.1.08 will be effectively challenged. now not later. They just need to come into the public eye. The time of end justifying the means is long gone.

            hope Tampon Kingprince Charles is aware. Is he circumventing democracy by telling the government what to do? Does he give instructions to the government and the PM reports to the monarch on how he is getting on in following the TamponKing’s instructions?

            we should know,
            should we not,
            no doubt Mr Murdoch will spill the beans.
            a big game for big plaaaaaaayers.

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          • Cameronilla says:

            Sorry, he can’t come out just now as he is waiting to use the throne…

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        • 64
          ARTHUR BATON says:

          We only pin these things on plebs like you.

          Move on please.

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    • 59
      The Cloak of Invisibility says:

      “But both Greater Manchester Police and the Crown Prosecution Service have now said that if Smith had been accused today he would be charged and prosecuted.”

      Unless.. he changed his name to Moohamid and claimed the abuse was “in his culture”.

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    • 61
      Ol' Crummy says:

      Of course, one could always “resurrect” him and display his head on a pike, as was done in days of yore…(Savile too, for that matter…)

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  20. 42
    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    Anyone out there selling kids???

    http://www.landoverbaptist.org/news0203/childpurchase.html

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  21. 44
    Ollie Vasami says:

    Doncha know whose fault it is?
    Thacker,Thacker, Thacker. Out, Out, .Out

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  22. 63
    Anonymous says:

    And of course unemployment in Greece, Portugal and Spain is a price well worth paying just to save the Euro and the Germans face(and to get back of course all the money they lent them to buy their cars).

    Even the left don’t seem to bother now about unemployment.

    In order to get it over with even more quickly, let’s hope unemployment in those countries goes up even further. The rich and middle classes won’t care.

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  23. 68
    Ant and Dec says:

    Clegg Who?

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  24. 69
    anon. says:

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      Farage Today Gone Tomorrow says:

      Labour and their nasty smear tactics. They just can’t resist. As usual it will backfire on them.

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  26. 84
    Calamity Clegg says:

    Nice one, Cyril..

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  27. 90
    Farage Today Gone Tomorrow says:

    What are you dragging Salmond into the Ukip nonsense for?. He was voted first minister for Scotland in a devolved parliament. It has absolutely fuck all to do with Ukip. Unlike Farage, Salmond is well ahead in the polls for 1st Minister but I doubt he will win Indepedence. Farage on the other hand is scraping by with the lib dumb student protest votes and the disgruntled euro sceptic tories protest votes. Wow. Meaningless tosh. Most people can see through Farage. He is no different from any other politician. Farage has more chance of winning the Eurovision Song Contest than winning a majority at the next election.
    I hope Cameron totally stuffs Farage by calling for an in/out referendum. Then Cameron may get the majority he needs to win the next election.

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    • 100
      HenryV says:

      Temper temper! Has your boss at CCHQ made you stay behind to make that post?

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    • 107
      Max By Graves says:

      I think I preferred it the first time you posted it.

      It really doesn’t improve with repetition

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      • 112
        Anonymous says:

        max by grave.
        whose?
        and what is being maxed.

        sounds like the the lure of the grave calleth.
        out with the old….has beens.

        corruption out.
        integrity in.
        …in out…in out…
        best to just detach not de.attach.

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    • 227
      Panic in the shires says:

      It’s NOT about winning the UK General Election …stupid !!! It’s about positioning yourself and party to make progress towards getting a majority share of the vote in the 2014 European Elections and in the interim keeping the pressure on on ALL mainstream parties but especially Cameron and the Tories to concede an in/out referendum and in that UKIP strategy is working as is evidenced by the panic that is starting spread within CCHQ and Cameron starting to make noises about repatriating powers from EU and a new settlement. The pressure will continue to build over next 30 months. Both the tory party and UKIP know that they can do enough to deprive the Tories of any chance of winning an overall majority. In 2010 UKIP cost the Tories at least 20 seats. What do you think the effect will be in 2015 with UKIP’s higher profile and coming off the back of a successful 2014 European Election ? No wonder CCHQ is starting to panic

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  28. 106
    Fruit and Veg Seller says:

    You’re all banana’s.

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    • 109
      Lord Godzilla says:

      Can I have a bunch of bananas and 20 lb of your finest Cox’s Orange Pippins please

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      • 115
        Herman van Rumboy says:

        Under the Common Agricultural Policy, that will be £ 5,000,000.00 s’il vous plait.

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      • 154
        Fruit and Veg Seller says:

        Certainly, squire! One bunch of banana’s, that’s one paaaahnd to you, squire. And 20lb of cox’s orange pippin’s you say? (Picks up an apple and bounces it on inside of elbow before catching it). Certainly, squire! (Places apples on scale) Under or over, squire? (Places 20lb of apples in enormous paper bag. Grasps bag at top edges and rotates enormous paper bag once anticlockwise). There you go, squire! That’s also one paaaaaahnd to you, squire. In fact, everthing on this stall is one paaaaaaahnd. Lovely! (Rubs fingerless glove clad hands together enthusiatically)…

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        • 184
          HenryV says:

          One hopes there is equivalent metric measure on the ticket.

          No I don’t really………..

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        • 238
          Them woz de daze my fren says:

          You must be at least 60. You give yourself away by using the age old street m**ket cry of “Happawls a paand pears missus, coman ge’em”

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    • 153
      Punktuationpol HQ, Brussels says:

      The fine for using an Imperial Apostrophe is 54,000,000 euros a day.

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    • 185
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      Are they EUSSR-illegal abnormally curved bananas?

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  29. 114
    I don't nee d no doctor says:

    Channel 4 news actually mentioned rge tax avoidance accusation of Margaret Hodge. Of course the labourite who was interviewed didn’t answer the question.

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  30. 122
    Cyril Smith says:

    I was a reet fat pervert!

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  31. 124
    Farage Today Gone Tomorrow: says:

    Bullshit. Lib Dumb student protests and a few europe sceptics hoping to wind up the tories. Usedskip! Usedkip! Usedkip

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  32. 125
    South Park says:

    Watch South Park on Viva now (freeview channel 21). It’s a brilliant satire on climate change fanatics who show off to everyone that they drive hybrids.

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  33. 128
    Mark Carney says:

    JD Sports are selling Jimmy Savile memorial tracksuits. They have an adult size top, but you have to squeeze into kids’ bottoms.

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  34. 129
    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

    Any news on Huhne?

    The lying gobshite seems to have disappeared of the crosshairs, is he alive?

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  35. 140
    Jimmy's Rightie Quote Of The Day says:

    “Since I’ve come out of there, I’m possibly apart from the major players in politics, such as David Cameron and William Hague, possibly the best known MP in Britain. And what that does mean is when I talk about issues like abortion and euthanasia and ageism, which I’m known for, rather than people listening to me for three seconds, they may listen for three minutes because they now know who I am.”

    Lily Savage MP

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  36. 152
    Saffron says:

    Re Rottenham.
    If this is such a liebour safe seat why the hell are they busting a gut to keep it?.
    Is it because this latest scandal of the disposessed carers who have done nothing wrong and are being persecuted for that by a load of overpaid underqualified common purpose thicko’s?.
    The lot of them should be sacked and also the liebour voters of Rottenham come Thursday should be taking a long hard look at the liebour muppets who are making them and their town look fools.

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  37. 156
    Just askin' says:

    Where can I get funding to market a new game for Christmas called “shoot the face off a Wonga puppet”

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    • 165
      Saffron says:

      What the hell are you talking about please forget the riddles and tell us in plain speak,don’t like anagrams.

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    • 242
      OK time to get up and greet the day says:

      Forget Saffron – who clearly needs to get out more – and ask Goldberg Socks. They might be able to help (for a high percentage of your takings of course).

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  38. 158
    Nothing better to do says:

    Who the hell hasn’t got a higher profile than Nick Clegg? Maybe a higher IQ too.

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  39. 159
    How I laughed says:

    I believe Osborne interviewed Mr Carney. Oh to be a fly on that wall! I wonder what ‘dips’ were served with the champers? Triple dip please George!!

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    • 187
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      C.V.
      Name:T. Carney.
      Employment History:
      Gold Man Sacks.
      don’t matter.

      Another massive credit bubble on the way! Just like Canada.

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      • 189
        stun says:

        Canada didn’t have a credit bubble, and ran a government surplus all through the credit crunch. As a result, their banks are just fine, as they weren’t forced out of the borrowing market by their overspending government – unlike a few we could mention, and regrettably including the era of Brown incompetence.

        I’m not saying he is a god – much of the BoC work was done before his time there – but he has seen how Canada survived the mess.

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  40. 161
    Saffron says:

    To Comment 87.
    Whatever you are on I’d like some of it.
    When Cammoron calls an in /out referendum on the EUSSR he will stuff Farage,dream on matey,cammoron is as likely to call a referendum as a chocolate fireguard will protect you from fire.

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    • 177
      Sophist Alert says:

      87 actually said ‘calls for’ an in/out referendum , not that he would actually hold one.

      A classic politician’s weasel phrase designed to give one impression but always leaving room for a vault face. I suspect that comment was made by someone on the payroll.

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      • 244
        OK time to get up and greet the day says:

        It is volte face. A vault is a leap over something, or the door to a place where you hide all the spare cash.

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  41. 162
    rap turous says:

    Blondie and the beast.

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  42. 170
    Blowing Whistles says:

    In Hampshire / Heatherington / child abuse / CPU locked down / CPS cover up / Coleridge / Mister duplicitous / Prosser / Dr’s / Snake oil psychiatrists / Bent Coppers / CPU lock down / Child ‘paramount interests’ – really / Father connected to judiciary / Portsmouth Crown Court / RCJ cover up / Bache Cover up / Abduction & Kidnap cover up / Supreme Cover up Court /Press not free to report – willingly suborned / Issues buried to protect the highest high profile child abusers / Isle of Wight / Hired / bought in / subcontracted CPS mouth Crompton / Civil Court Family SS proceedings / Local Government [CP] collusion / Dirty Religious cults.

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  43. 175
    Joss Ayinglike says:

    Here’s hoping all the new householders can get insured for living on a flood plain…

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    • 180
      The Public says:

      Nick Boles, your career on the way into government was short and your demise will be even shorter. I recommend you move abroad.

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    • 186
      IMHO says:

      Who is it he is warning while he contemplates his own navel?.

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    • 188
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      Building on a floodplain is Nonsense on Stilts.

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      • 190
        Renewables UK says:

        Don’t worry, it’ll all freeze by the weekend so you can chip it out. Did we mention global warming and drought conditions? The wind might drop soon, so your space heaters would require the burning of horrible fossil fuels to dry out your house. Maybe you could ask the Tories to burn some babies – carbon neutral we believe.

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    • 199
      A Former Pacifist Willing to Make an Exception says:

      I have just had a look at this man’s photo in the Telegraph. I do not often take an instant dislike to people I have never met but I believe that the sight of the leering smug twat’s face would probably bring out the worst in me if I ever met him in person.

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    • 205
      not a machine reloaded says:

      I didnt think it was possible for a government to produce a policy , that ignores every bit of current disaster viewing and every bit of basic economic necessity . Nick Boles has re launched his lack of understanding and enters the Gordon Brown hall of fame “its is the right thing to do ” “I have ended too much and too little”.

      new ecnomic woes blamed on slow broadband ??? yeah but if it was fast wouldnt the shell companies that dont pay tax be shifting more money out of the economy .
      Aldi and lidl hadnt thought about those , Ikea , pay pal ?

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    • 246
      OK time to get up and greet the day says:

      An easier way to meet housing demand would be to chuck all the illegals and other undesirables out of the country first.

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  44. 194
    Blowing Whistles says:

    So Cyril Smith is dead – well let’s now have all of those who are still alive – who conspired to conceal all of his paedo acts covererd up – ARRESTED AND INDICTED – FOR ….. wait for it ……… “PERVERTING THE COURSE OF JUSTICE”.

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    • 254
      Cyril Smith says:

      It is a pearoast, but still valid.

      Cyril Smith, Jimmy Savile, Harold Shipman, Thomas Hamilton. All Freemasons reported to the police with no consequent action.

      THere are a few current/recent politicians who could be added to that list.

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  45. 200
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The Cyril Smith issue – so could there be some still alive who – ‘Perverted the course of justice’?

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    • 202
      Lord Denning's Waddle says:

      There would be a lack of reliable evidence to the requisite standard after all this time. Much of the evidence, such as there was from those days, would probably not pass muster, not being corroborated with adequate forensics and probably not PACE compliant. The most that can take place now is name-calling in the media.

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  46. 207
    Anonymous says:

    Timing of Cyril Smith outing – long time coming – but what further impact to Lib Dem at by-elections ? Have the Lib Dems been thrown under a bus ?

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    • 225
      Nige come fly with me (no banners) says:

      Lib Dems thrown under a bus? Think they did that to themselves back in May 2010 without any help from anyone. They committed suicide there and then, and left a note, saying “You were right, we are all a bunch of closet torys”.

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    • 248
      OK time to get up and greet the day says:

      How about a judge led enquiry into the Thorpe affair – just to make sure there are no loose ends lying around?

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  47. 209
    Nick Clegg says:

    You fuckers! You absolute fuckers, stitching me up like this – and after I gave Guido some language lessons too.

    Fucking c_u_n_t_s.

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  48. 210
    Ed Miliband (Special Needs) says:

    I think what’s important now is that we don’t fuck up in Rotherham. We need to stuff the ballot boxes. That is to say, we need to get out the vote.

    And then, let’s all get round the table and discuss this, ensuring that we achieve what is important.

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  49. 211
    albacore says:

    If a higher profile’s their hearts’ desire
    They could set the whole arena on fire
    Kicking Common Purpose into the light
    Only there every lip stays sealed real tight
    Enquiries these days, they’re two a penny
    But where it matters there’s never any

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  50. 222
    Fuck Dave says:

    Fuck Dave.

    People get pissed on Friday night. Dave’s solution make everyone pay more for booze every day of the week.

    Too many fatsos drive to the shop. Dave’s solution make everyone pay more to park in town.

    Fuck Him

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    • 250
      Tory Party RIP - killed by Camoron says:

      Forget the lies about “reducing drinking” or “reducing CO2 emmission”, the only thing Dave’s interested in is raising taxes. Tax tax tax tax.

      Which he then pisses-away on foreign aid, Euro bailouts and, of course, our ‘vitally important’ membership of the EUSSR ‘free’ trade area.

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  51. 231
    Mark Carney says:

    Apparently there is a muslim edition of the Linux OS, I wonder if the computer blows up as soon as you install it?

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  52. 237
    gramma says:

    Honest assessment of possible Leveson Inquiry result in the WSJ Guido. Who will guard the newly approved guardians if superfluous press regulation protecting the trash and guilty goes through?
    Interesting to find a google search for “Operation Motorman” 2003 concerning an earlier data cover-up has now been superceded in order of preference by the other ‘Operation Motorman’ 1972 concerning the troubles in Northern Ireland.
    Dave is caught between a rock and a hard place awaiting tomorrow’s report. Any chance of you using your political tittle-tattle clout to expose more of the ‘blue book’? Would hate Cameron to be tarred with the same brush as ‘D notice Bliar’[of Chilcot fame], by making it look like a cover-up by the Conservatives this time around.

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  53. 239
    Bob Fleming says:

    What have the poor children of Rochdale done to deserve the unwelcome attention they seem to get from the likes of C Smith, muzzbots, social services and God knows who else. Is there something in the water?

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  54. 245
    LimpDicks says:

    We will always try to live up to the ideals of those great Liberals Jeremy Thorpe and Cyril Smith.

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  55. 249
    Cyril Smith says:

    Who is this Millipede person who apparently has some media interest?

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  56. 253
    Operation Crossbow says:

    Funny how the Toady show were very defensive of the allegation against Cyril Smith, unlike those against the “senior Tory from the Thatcher era” that the BBC decided was guilty before he had a chance to say anything.

    Then again we know the BBC has always defended the real Liberals in the Lib Dems.

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  57. 261
    The only party that can see the wood for the trees says:

    Keep it up Nigel ,all you need is a foot in the door and you will be the third party in British politics
    Then the only way is Up , and OUT (of the EU)

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  58. 262
    Rab Butler says:

    The problem with the UKIP having more policies than just getting out of the EU is that some of them are nutty, like their pro smoking stance. Are they being finance by the tobacco industry? Or is Farage a smoker who wants to impose his poison on the rest of us?

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  59. 270

    In public life it’s become fashionable to want our leaders to be straight talking conviction types, bring on Thatcher and the other fundamentalist. The ire of the right and hard left is reserved for flip-floppers who want to skipper the ship but aren’t interested in the course – out with Blair, Wilson, Heath, Obama and all. I can support this view, but only to some degree as rigidly held views can be very damaging, witness George W on Iraq, Maggie and the poll tax and Charles 1 on everything.

    The risk of damage is heightened when this conviction is focused on a single issue. UKIP presents us with a case in point. The Party has a well-defined course and probably good convictions. The problem is that by simplifying the problems we face into a single issue they provide a focus for people who are too dull to grapple with the complexity of our Island’s challenges. UKIP provide a home and voice for intellectually lazy people who, apart from getting the Europe issue wrong, are able to command a sizable share of voice on issues where they should have no credible opinion. We are treated to Nige on Question Time answering questions on Schooling and Health – this makes me ill. I feel patronised by the existence of this single issue Party and irritated that their carping and scratching around on the fringes of what is important, is likely to make good debate and decision making more difficult.

    So what to do? Well, its over to you Dave, you need to step up and put them out of their misery, if you don’t it’s quite possible that Miliband will, as he is proving to be one of the most opportunistic politicians in living memory. You don’t need to do a deal with UKIP, you just need to have a clear and well executed plan for our continued membership of the EU on improved terms.

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    • 271
      Tom tWATSON says:

      Well, you’ve got that a bit arse about face! Cameron couldn’t organise a girl guide Christmas baking contest. He’s up and down like a meercat at a Christening doing something and nothing at all. When will he ever concentrate on things important for this country and get it right first time. For heaven’s sake, the man is like a circus acrobat! He’s done so many backflips it’s painful to watch. He’s no better than Brown and as gullible as a first year schoolkid. So many of his chosen team have either screwed up, simply buggered off, or resigned. What a leader!

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  60. 272
    Anonymous says:

    So funny. Right wing press build up UKIP as a threat to Cameron in order to show him what’s coming if he goes along with Leveson.

    Would love to see UKIP in power though, just for the comedy value. Would be like putting Basil Fawlty in the White House. Homer Simpson for Chancellor of the Exchequer, anyone?!

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