March 20th, 2013

Adam Afriyie Chases George Osborne (On Twitter)

Until today Adam Afriyie had not used his little known Twitter account since March 2011.

Last seen 23 months ago moaning about IPSA and bigging up his local carnival, now the great orator of his age has taken to sharing his sharp views on the budget online.

He even makes the brave decision to promote that interview:

His plan to oust Dave and George has failed, and now he’s playing Twitter catch up. Truly a leader in waiting…


  1. 1
    Rip Van Winkle says:


  2. 2
    Rip Van Twinkle says:


  3. 3
    Fishy says:

    Is this slimey prat actually encouraging people to view footage of his car crash? Talk about someone having a self awareness by-pass.


  4. 4
    Ed Miliband says:

    I’m a leader in waiting. Sorry, I mean I’m waiting for Len McCluskey to lead me.

  5. 5
    JH3824092384023 says:

    Yeah, yeah, you don’t like Afriyie.

    We get it.

  6. 6
    Anonymous says:

    Brown was clever he used that to give more money to the people who will vote for his party.

    Osborne is an idiot, he is increasing the tax burden on people who voted for his party. Only once he is giving tax cuts to are very rich people like himself, his family and friends. This is why middle classes and hard working poor are moving to UKIP.

  7. 7
    Hugh Grant showreel says:

    “Uh…er…yeah…um…er…ah…eh…yeah…um…uh…yeah….*sweeps back floppy hair*…er…yeah…um…er…ah…eh…yeah…*brushes back hair*…um…er…ah…eh…yeah…um…uh…yeah”.

  8. 8
    Execute Every Last Mother Fucking One of Them says:

    What a f_cking bell end.

  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    Without tax cuts to middle classes Conservative party will be finished off.

  10. 10
    Simon Hefferlump says:

    He should be keeping a low profile after his recent display of failure.

  11. 11
    An MP says:

    I like twitter to spread ‘news’ about myself. Does the Royal Charter apply to me?

  12. 12
    Bertie Blatant..tells it how it is says:

    Just wait till he releases the budget then we will all be screwed wouldnt trust him with my pin money let alone savings the munter

  13. 13
    Elvis says:

    Bright shite economy gonna set my career
    Gonna set my career on fire
    There’s not a whole lotta money that’s ready to burn
    So get those taxes up high
    There’s millions of voters just waiting out there
    They’re all saying that I don’t care
    I’m just a prick with a buck to spare
    Viva Last Budget!
    Viva Last Budget!

  14. 14
    Eileen Critchley says:

    It’s easy to scoff at Afriyie but what are “outsiders” meant to do about the useless, cringe inducing in-crowd who currently run the show – oh and report on it?

    He may not be up to it sure, but we ought not discourage those untainted by the disastrous past from coming forward.

    We need someone completely new. A fresh start. It’s too late for Boris so forget that.

  15. 15
    Anonymous says:

    Not writing him off just because he’s had a false/bland start. So far I’d easily prefer him as chancellor to Osborne.

  16. 16
    Anonymous says:

    Brown work 16 plus hours a day this idiot spends less than 3 hours a day. this idiot doesn’t even understand what is in the budget he reads what someone wrote.

    This is why this idiot ends up increasing tax for most of the people who used to vote conservatives.

  17. 17
    Ed Balls says:

    Would you prefer me?

  18. 18
    Lost in the wilderness says:

    Ha you must be nearby. A member of the lost legion still promoting the economic brilliance of that oaf. Get the kettle on luv.

  19. 19
    Anonymous says:

    Almost everyone who voted for conservatives in the last election are worse off than this idiot than under Brown.

  20. 20
    Fat Bastard says:

    I should bloody well hope not. If it did, that’s me well and truly fucked, then. I’d have a hard time proving anything I tweet is truthful and in the public interest.

  21. 21
    Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

    I was so clever that I gave so much money to people who vote for my party that I trapped them on comfy welfare and then we ran out of money.

  22. 22
    Poser of stupid questions says:

    I wonder if he wiped away, post suck off , with a kleenex or a chammy?

  23. 23
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

    I would.

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

    I don’t particularly rate Afriye but for Guido to keep cheerleading for Dave & George is just plain lame. They’re toast!

  25. 25
    V1le, vicious Labour ruined my Country says:

    Would you trust any of the political class cockroaches with your money. The Cyprus theft is just the beginning.

  26. 26
    V1le, vicious Labour ruined my Country says:

    Yes and how much are your cockroach MP friends stealing from the people today?

  27. 27
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Let’s put it this way, Ballsy, if it came down to a choice between you or leprosy, I’d be preparing ahead for the loss of my fingers, toes and nose.

  28. 28

    Nice try.

    George Osborne might be as competent as something that has sprung from the loins of Ed and Yvette, but he towers above the simple minded, partisan, idiocy of the emperor of the age of fraud.

  29. 29
    The BBC says:

    Keep up LITW, we’ve moved on.

    The issue is settled no-one likes Osborn so the future is plan B. The future we have decided is Balls

  30. 30
    Anonymous says:

    EU should go and give money to Cyprus as they will not learn their mistakes. It will be a good lessen to others as well if EU lets Cyprus go under.

    If Cyprus wants to go with Russia kick them out of EU. If Cyprus government listen to EU depositors will only lose 10%, if they don’t they will lose almost everything. As things are they cannot even open their banks.

  31. 31
    Satan says:

    The New Obama is the New Obama.

  32. 32
    Calamity Clegg, Chief Cockroach says:

    You rang ?

  33. 33
    Diane Fatbott says:

    Wacist !

  34. 34
    Another Omnishambles beckons says:

    Cameron has already upset the arch Conservative Daily Mail readers with his Gay Marriage legislation and now he’s pissing off the stay at home conservative voting mothers as well….the comments are pure vitriol AND the Tories expect people to vote for them. If this is Osborne’s idea of helping “hard pressed” families on £300k pa he’s spot on otherwise the guy is a complete incompetent

  35. 35
    Geordieboy says:

    The EU money grab on Cypriots et all has given the Ed Ball’s up a great idea. He has already fucked the pension funds and screwed pensioners for billions. Now he can fuck everybody in the pocket should he be the next toxic chancellor.

  36. 36
    Execute Every Last Mother Fucking One of Them says:


  37. 37
    those were the Days my Friend, When I could see my toes. says:

  38. 38
    Did Dave as the Queen if it was OK? says:

  39. 39
    Execute Every Last Mother Fucking One of Them says:

    He’ll have to f_cking tried hard to get mine, all in gold, all below the radar, all traded amongst like minded people, cash for 90% of all we buy. The bit I keep in the bank won’t help him. Tossers to a man, let him pop round here and he’ll learn about community policing the community way.

  40. 40
    Anonymous says:

    The great thing about ‘Parker’Farage is that you would know exactly where the money is going. In no particular order;
    Into the pants of half a dozen Latvian blonds
    Into the pockets of lawyers representing UKIP members charged with fraud
    Paying PIs to monitor Marta Andreason
    Accountants advice (Palermo branch) on expense submissions
    New kettles to hand out to the UKIP little ladies so they can carry out their party roles.

  41. 41
    The Camera never lies says:

    Crikey. She could speak properly back then. Why does she speak like a rasta these days?

  42. 42
    Casual Observer says:

    Hopefully Her Majesty will preserve the freedom of the Press, since the conniving corrupt politicians won’t do so.

  43. 43
    HM Her Majesty says:

    I have told you before – you can’t have a knighthood, so stop trying to ingratiate yourself with me. You are as bad as that horrid Al Fayed fellow.

  44. 44
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    By the time you get power Miliband, it won’t matter any more. McMental Brown has been followed by Incapable Osborne, a man who imagines raising taxes and forcing up essential item prices, is the way to stimulate the economy in a recession.

    I wonder if Osborne will announce a new ‘Green tax’ today, that should really help to finish off the economy.

  45. 45
    David Lammy says:

    I and I am speakin Ja-fake-an in Hackney, innit blud?

  46. 46
    JabbaTheCat says:

    Someone left the chimp cage door open, methinks…

  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    Fuck off Abbott the Hut. You dug it out yourself.

  48. 48
    Gordo Brown - Power Chancellor (retd) says:


  49. 49
    Freddie Mercury says:

    I’m not signing nuffink

  50. 50
    William says:

    Hopefully, the beginning of the end. Of the EUssr.

  51. 51
    Civilised Man says:

    That is very rude of you, sir. I do not like comments like that.

  52. 52
    Some twat on the BBC says:

    Road repairs will help get the economy going.

  53. 53
    Fuck it says:

    Osmong hasn’t got a clue.

  54. 54
    Fuck it says:

    I wonder how long this budget will take to unravel?

  55. 55
    Bless their pointy little heads says:

    Her Majesty still hasn’t fully recovered from that horse-meat pasty she ate while on a day at the races.

  56. 56
    Winny says:

    A lot more useful than a subsidised train to Brum

  57. 57
    Bless their pointy little heads says:

    They used to get them digging ponds for a shilling a week in previous times of depression.

  58. 58
    Porky says:

    25 years later and she is still thick as fucking pigshit….and a bit wacist

  59. 59
    JabbaTheCat says:

    “We need someone completely new.”

    This is true, however it does not look like the solution lies with a third world chimp…

  60. 60
    Polly the Ardent Royalist says:

    Must admit I did think it strange that the Lefties, Guardianistas and Luvvies suddenly became monarchists in order to get their way.

  61. 61
    Inverted Holes says:

    Tis an odd ting that’s there’s no money to fill in holes in the roads but an endless supply of money to build humps on the roads.

  62. 62
    JabbaTheCat says:

    “I do not like comments like that.”


  63. 63
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    “Conservative party will be finished off.”

    Hmmm, the downside to that is??????

  64. 64
    Anonymous says:

    No mention of Private Eye this week.

  65. 65
    Pharmacist says:

    You’ll Need to Send a Warship to Regulate Me | Guido Fawkes

    Have you tried senna pods?

  66. 66
    Bless their pointy little heads says:

    Irish navvies?.

  67. 67
    Out of Africa and Into Downing Street, Bollywood blockbuster says:

    It all started on Omaha Beach

  68. 68
    Curly says:

    … and canals. You don’t get stuck with the wrong kind of leaves/snow on the water!

  69. 69
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    I would prefer someone, anyone, who would stop pissing tax money away on useless green shite, Indian space flight, the thieving jackasses in Brussels and immigrant welfare tourists.

  70. 70
    Dave, Gideon and Nattie, among others says:

    Windmills old chap

    The Bullingdon Club votes for windmills and tilting at them

    while swigging our inherited Champagne

    Our Kingdom is windmills…

  71. 71
    Some things don't bear thinking about if you have a weak stomach says:

    Please don’t raise the loins of Balls. It quite puts me off my morning biscuits.

  72. 72
    A Marxist says:

    No complaints from me.

  73. 73
    Westminster Gossip says:

    A personal point of view

    The Government should borrow £30Billion to invest in ensuring our economy is competitive in the global marketplace, in short, making sure goods and services can get to market; roads, rail and by air to every corner of the UK. In addition, what is the point of the English countryside if no one can live and work there?

    What’s the point of having a thriving economy if our people do not have the education or skills to take advantage of the job opportunities? We need a responsive skills driven education ethos; driving our children to learn how and so much why! We need to invest in skill-centres to train up the plumbers, electricians, joiners and mechanics of the future.

    Mr Cameron, invest yes, but that which builds our economies competitive future and not in short term tax incentives which only reward consumer spending.

    Mr Balls, investing in a VAT cut and NI cuts will not build a competitive economy, it will simply make us feel warm for a short while.


  74. 74
    Anonymous says:

    No problem. Just toss the biscuit in between Bollox and Uncle Eric and enjoy the entertainment.

  75. 75
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    A bit?

    If I or any other white person had said a fraction of the insults regarding black people, that she has said about white people, we would be doing time in jail.

    That she has never been even cautioned, let alone charged, for any of her many racist comments, shows just how politicised the wretched PC ‘police’ have become.

  76. 76
    Anonymous says:

    I thought Cock Roach was filming Corrie?

  77. 77
    Slyman Huge, Senior Cockroach says:

    Super fat FibDem Cyril Smith @ 6 mins.

  78. 78
    I Remember You Hoo says:

    Why’s that?

    Paying Polish contractors to repair roads or lay rail lines, makes no difference. The money leaves the economy either way.

  79. 79
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Di baby … you were 59 stone lighter then .

    All those subsidised eclairs in the Commons Tea Rooms ??

  80. 80
    Jim says:

    What a tosser.

  81. 81
    Jack the Ripper says:

    What’s it all about, Alfriyie?

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