April 11th, 2013

Chuka Added Obama Reference While At Work

When Chuka was fronted about using a pseudonym to promote himself as Britain’s Barack Obama on Wikipedia back in 2008, he went into face-saving denial mode, claiming “I don’t have any recollection of that log-in or any of the changes. But I can’t say for certain that someone with my campaign did not set up that log-in.” The Telegraph added that “sources close to Mr Umunna said it was possible that one of his campaign team in 2007, when he was trying to be selected to be Labour’s candidate for Streatham in the 2010 general election, set up the page.” But someone was telling porkies…

Today it is revealed that the reference to Chuka being Britain’s Barack Obama was made in January 2008 by IP 83.105.87.81. The IP address of law firm Rochman Landau LLP. As Chuka’s extensive Wikipedia page tells us, that is where he worked in January 2008. He tried to blame a mythical campaign aide and has been caught red handed. There is being two faced and then there is simple dishonesty…

As the Standard reminds us:

“In a 2011 newspaper interview the Streatham MP said of the Obama comparison: “It annoys me a bit. You get lazy journalists and the odd blogger who’ll suggest that I fancy myself as ‘Britain’s Obama’ and that I seek to encourage the comparison. It’s never been something I’ve encouraged.”

Yeah right.


153 Comments

  1. 1
    what a plonker. says:

    Ha Ha Ha .

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  2. 2
    Mathers says:

    Nah, one of his team must have come into work with him at the lawyers, and snuck onto his laptop when he was having a piss.

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    • 13
      JH239330294902 says:

      A wank, while looking at a picture of himself more like.

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      • 62
        Nadine Dorries says:

        Did I mention that he looks more like Chris Eubank?

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      • 117
        down-wiv-de-kidz says:

        Aaah, but does Chuka have a foxy, sexy, intelligent lady like Michelle at his side?

        Oh, I just answered my own question.
        If she was intelligent she’d not want to be even acquainted with Chuka.

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    • 35
      fire's too good for them says:

      How exactly this idiot is shadow business secretary is beyond me. If he’d even run a couple of businesses into the ground I could have some respect for something he might say, but of course like all the other politico’s he’ll know less than fa. Someone remind me of what he’s done before being an MP, please don’t say ‘a lawyer’.

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  3. 3
    Sophie says:

    It must be the case that his colleagues could spot the likeness and so helpfully added it to the page

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  4. 4
    Chuka Ubama says:

    Do you want to see my birth certificate?

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  5. 5

    As an admirer of the 44th white president of the United States of America, Chuka wants to be the 75th white Prime Minister.

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  6. 7
    Gonk III says:

    Perhaps a blatant lie could in future be referred to as a ‘Chuka’

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    • 78
      Road_Hog says:

      Too many entries for Chuka already (for different meanings). So I’ve set Umunna up on Urban Dictionary as blatant lie or lying.

      It should clear the editor’s stage and be visible soon.

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  7. 8
    Sir Anthony Wedgewood Benn says:

    Lying is acceptable as long as it furthers the goal of my socialist utopia, where I will reign from my palace, and ensure that everyone outside my palace is equal.

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  8. 9
    Labour: Still corrupt, still nasty says:

    Now he’ll blame his secretary at the law firm.

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  9. 10
    Herman Van Aerial Disease says:

    You couldn’t make it up. The self promoting turd, I wouldn’t trust that berk with kids pocket money.

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  10. 11
    Hugh Janus says:

    First rule of lying for MPs – we are not all completely stupid.

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  11. 14
    Barack Obama says:

    In all this nonsense, you’ve never bothered to ask ME whether I’m flattered by the comparison, Harrison.

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  12. 15
    Wikipedia says:

    Chukka Umunna was accused of editing his own Wikipedia page, but these allegations were found to be wholly false.

    Edited by H.Umunna, 11th April 2013

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  13. 16
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    He’ll have to stand down. And reappear as Lord Chuka of Streatham High Road.

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  14. 17

    Why doesn’t anyone believe me. Surely as a Labour MP and former Lawyer I am completely trustworthy.

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  15. 19
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Busted!

    He can’t even tell the truth when he’s caught.

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  16. 22
    Alan Douglas says:

    Don’t you mean Chuka Omunna ? Or even Ckuka Omoney ! Not doubt he’ll be claiming Irish heritage next as well. Chuka O’Munna !

    Alan Douglas

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    • 39
      fire's too good for them says:

      there is a bit of a potato head about him

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    • 87
      Anonymous says:

      He’s from an old Anglo Irish family. Very, very posh and one of his cousins writes for the Gruniad…Another champagne soshalist. His grandfather Sir Helenus Milmo was a spy during WWII and then a High Court Judge at the time of Nuremberg. Also it is said that his grandfather was far too soft on Kim Philby…well he would be wouldn’t he???

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  17. 24
    Hang The Bostards says:

    Chukka – What a lying two-faced wanker !!!

    But then have we learned anything new ?

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    • 47
      The Society of Lying, Two-Faced Wankers says:

      He will have to do much better than that if he wants to join us.

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  18. 25

    Amazing piece of investigative journalism Guido! #hithimwhereithurts

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  19. 26
    Sir William Waad says:

    POLITICIAN FOUND TO BE LYING SCOUNDREL

    Ahmedinajab “never eats pork”

    Ursines defecate in a sylvan setting

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  20. 27
    Hang The Bostards says:

    Funny I dont see the self gratifying narcissist on the TV at the moment.

    Has the lying bastard got something to hide…..

    Not even a slimy invertebrate that lives under a stone would pull such a stunt and then commit such perjury.

    Let Chris Hoon out – we have an even bigger lying bastard to lock up here !!!

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  21. 29
    Bazinga! says:

    You have to laugh at the lefty mongs whinging about ‘Fachurs’ funeral costs

    This is the same bunch of lefty twats who cheered at the Olympics when billions of pounds was spent on a sporting event AND millions on an opening ceremony that promoted a lie about the NHS.

    Oh and most of the costs for ‘Fachurs’ funeral will be security costs which would have had to have been met in the first place as there would have been current and former heads of state turning up even if the event had been low key.

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    • 42
      Cato Street Conspirator says:

      ‘This is the same bunch of lefty twats who cheered at the Olympics when billions of pounds was spent on a sporting event…’

      I doubt if you really found many lefties cheering. People like Tessa ‘Who paid my mortgage, I’ve no effing idea’ Jowell maybe… but not lefties.

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  22. 31
    Paris Brown says:

    I had to walk away from my job after a Twitter storm over my past.

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    • 72
      Sally, the Cow who's a Berk, says:

      I had to cut a cheque to Lord McAlpine on account of my tweet– you got off lucky, ducky. Count your blessings.

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  23. 32
    Not the BBC's Eddie Mair says:

    You were caught lying about your wiki entry. You’re a nasty piece of work aren’t you

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    • 40
      Cato Street Conspirator says:

      Fortunately Chuka won’t be around long enough to merit the Mair treatment. Mark my words.

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  24. 33
    Penfold says:

    Oh dear the snivelling, whining, shyster dipstick has been found out and unmasked as an opportunistic, power-mad preening good-for-nothing.

    The parallels with Obama are uncanny.

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  25. 34
    Bob Crow says:

    Told ya – this is what ye get when evolution goes wrong.

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  26. 36
    Chris says:

    Get rid of that bloody annoying ad on the left! Please don’t anyone spout about ad blockers, I am using twitter app on ipad…

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    • 53
      Sir William Waad says:

      This site is free to use. If you don’t like it, there are others.

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    • 67
      The British public says:

      Solution: don’t use twitter app. Most of us learned years ago that this site’s only tolerable if viewed on Firefox with heavy ad- blocking.

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  27. 37
    כריס says:

    Luciana Berger will be the next Golda Meir of the Labour Party, I have already willed it into existence, the rest will come slowly, The four matriarchs cannot be wrong.

    Bet against me if you dare.

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  28. 38
    Salzacked says:

    Chuka can change his Wikipedia entry now from “Britain’s Barack Obama” to “Britain’s Pinocchio”

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  29. 43
    Ctesibius says:

    Poor guy! This will be all over the BBC and Have I Got News for You for weeks! Marcus Brigstock just won’t let go.

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    • 66
      Whingeing Lefty Comedians fir Labour says:

      You think ? More likely they’ll be “amusing” cagags and “jolly japes” about Mrs T than this…BUT hey don’t complain…where’s your sense of humour ?

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    • 73
      Fish says:

      They’re recording it this afternoon…and QT…and the Newsquiz. Jeremy Hardy is busy working on the script and polishing his routine:

      ‘ Thatcher changed her wiki page…Thatcher the new Obama…Thatcher, when she was out on the piss, said London was full of trash and wanabees…[pause: Let invited SWP audience scream with hysterical laughter]‘

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    • 114
      Ctesibius says:

      Sorry Marcus, didn’t realise you are a toff. I spelt your name the common way. It’s actually BRIGSTOKE.

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  30. 44
    Oh dear says:

    Looking forward to his next appearance with Andrew Neil.

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  31. 45
    Luke Bozier says:

    At least it didn’t say 8″ and unHunt

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  32. 48
    childoforwell says:

    I feel sorry for the poor clients who were billed for the time he spent puffing his puff…

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  33. 49
    Labour Websters Dictionary says:

    Half a Decade

    (qv)
    5 fucking years

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  34. 58
    Chuka Umunna, alias "Harrison the Jersey Boy," says:

    At worst, these allegations only serve to make me look like even more of a douche bag than anyone who is half-fast-intelligent already takes me for. What do you want me to say– that I’m a narcissistic self-aggrandising shit? D-U-U-H-H-H– I’m a politician! Like the scorpion told the frog, how could you expect anything different from someone like me?

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  35. 59
    Witty topical moniker says:

    Trouble is, he effectively only said that it *might* have been a campaign minion. He’s being slippery and left himself just enough wriggle room to continue to deny knowledge. No one else will be convinced, but in legal terms he’s got just enough ‘reasonable doubt’ to avoid the noose.

    Typical fecking lawyer.

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  36. 60
    nellnewman says:

    According to Peter Watt this morning, the unions have taken over the labour selection committees for MEP’s and in Streatham, chuckusyamoney’s constituency, have blocked a candidate with a business background preferring a plant from a union background.

    Peter Watt goes on to say that , if militwit doesn’t rein the unions in they’ll take over all the constituency committees and put in their stooges everywhere – so chuckusyamoney, with his much trumpetted business links, had better watch out because he doesn’t fit with the image the unions want for the labour party.

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    • 79
      Tessa Tickles says:

      “If militwit doesn’t rein the unions in they’ll take over all the constituency committees and put in their stooges everywhere”

      Militwit is a union stooge.

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      • 92
        nellnewman says:

        He is. And as DanHodges is saying loud and clear ,militwit has allowed the labour party to end up on the wrong side of every argument thus far and that also has happened because he is taking the line the unions want him to take.

        Labour is moving sharply to the left .

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  37. 61
    Hargaret Modge, Labour MP and Hypocritical serial long term aggressive Tax Avoider + expenses thief says:

    Isn’t being called an British Obamalike a lot like being called the British Pol Pot? ie Your being called a lazy inept dillettante with a penchant for a dozen holidays a year paid for by someone else. A man who only got where he is today by playing the race card at any and every opportunity, but who manages to improve his golf handicap significantly whilst again the poor old taxpayer picks up the bill. Hardly a compliment old boy.
    I suggest you aim a bit higher when trying to glom a bit of reflected glory. Why not try suggesting that people term you the British ‘Courtney Love’ or maybe ‘Jade Goody’ eh? Chin chin.

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  38. 63
    Old Blue Eyes says:

    Who the hell would want to be known as another Barack Obama. It’s almost as bad as being another Gordon Brown.

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  39. 65
    Glenda Wacko Jacko Jackson says:

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  40. 69
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    LOL… Guido have you been officailly invited to the funeral

    You just might, the list is looking pretty thin

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  41. 70
    Ab Irato says:

    Guido you RACIST squinty eyed fat moron, there are other MP’s out there you know,
    I am sure all your Klan would benefit from learning what they are up to.
    And before anyone questions wether this article is Racist, look at the frequency Chukka turns up in this blog,
    mostly on complete NON-stories, as this one certainly is.

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    • 75
      nellnewman says:

      It’s proof that chuckusyamoney is a dishonest mp.

      It’s always useful to be aware of which one’s tell blatant lies – then we know, when listening to them, to not believe a word they say.

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      • 88
        SP4BS says:

        Its not proof. As presented, it seems to indicate that someone in the same building did it.

        I don’t know much about this bloke really, and I suppose its possible if he really has a big and wierd Ego. But is the idea that someone else was taking the piss out of Chukka in his office a bit too subtle for you?

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    • 77
      Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

      …have you seen H*arry the Mole…he is even bigger

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    • 85
      Er... says:

      I agree many of the commenters here are racist, but you can’t pin that on Guido. There’ve been 10,000 times more articles here about Gordon Brown, Margaret Moran, Denis Macshane, Tim Yeo and Chris Huhne.

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    • 127
      Ryan says:

      How can Guido possibly be racist towards someone who is an obvious coconut you utter numpty.

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  42. 74
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    The Thatch 9 hour w*nk off in parliament has finally finished…. It was embarrassing to witness…and you know it !!!!

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    • 80
      Hypocrite says:

      If Blair dies during a future Labour government, you know full well that they’d hold a state funeral and recall parliament for a 1 month memorial session, followed by canonizing him as a saint.

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      • 116
        JH329429384923 says:

        Judging by the attempts by the BBC to claim David Milimong’s departure to big-money land is some tragic loss for UK politics, you could be right.

        Ditto their attempts to big up the likes of Hobsbawm and Ralph Milimong as intellectual giants of the 20th century.

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      • 126
        joe bonanno says:

        ‘followed by canonizing him as a saint.’

        You’d have a job ‘canonizing’ him as aanything else.

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    • 86
      nellnewman says:

      It was shameful that labour behaved in such a crass, socially inept, infantile manner.

      The public were watching and will remember labour’s disgraceful behaviour at a sensitive time in much the same way they remembered michaelfoot’s donkey jacket on Remembrance Sunday.

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    • 98
      Paniagua Dos.. says:

      Fuck off Owen

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  43. 76
    Wizard says:

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  44. 82
    Romanee Blyth says:

    Death! Death!

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  45. 96
    young Shep says:

    My Wikipedia page has a glowing (self-penned) eulogy of me in which I compare myself in a favorably light to my hero/heroin Lassie (little known fact, there was several lassies and they not all lassies), why, only yesterday I rescued a small child who was trapped down a mine shaft.

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  46. 100
    Now then now then says:

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  47. 102
    not a machine says:

    mmm may have already achieved Britains Barak Obama title , he has spoken up for his parties actions blew a load of money in the process of governing our country.
    Surprised by some of reactions to Baroness Thatchers death , although I perhaps can see better some of the things she did even if they never really quite fully developed under New Labour , remarkable Lady , who changed Europe as soviet era came to an unpredictable and shakey end . There was only one privatsation I never agreed with (not saying either), the rest worked out well , when ordinary folk took up shares (pondering what RBS will be like) . I dont know I wasnt really politically aware for much of her time in office , but she has turned out to right on the EU and Geoffry Howes broken bats make him now look all too lite on how ecnomic differences via a common currency , he thought would work , I suppose back then he saw trade and not debt .

    Forgot also not just political presence of Baroness Thtcher but how the likes of Sir Bernard weatherall and Sir Bernard Ingham sounded interesting though to compare the Alistair Campbell and Bernard Ingam how such press officers make PMs offce so different ,I wonder what Cambell could have done if he hadnt been red top …..

    In some ways I suppose it is a time for friends ad opponents to reflect , I started off hating her , but now I can see why they want to give her an hounerd funeral , she made capitalism work for the common person and even though not their led to a perfect set of books being handed to labour in 1997 (the return gift of accounts from labour in 2010 just continues to show what muppets they are Lady s passing why she said what said after labour bust in 1979), I wonder what she is conversing about in heaven ?, Tony had better worry about that too ….Hyak Hyak

    You must always remeber how knackered we were in 1997 in terms of prodction costs , the unions went on strike but could not make any ecnomi sense , the labour party had no credible debt solution plan , now we look back and see the terrible choices , in a funny repeat 0f 1979, 2010 . when ed milliband can explain how debt crisis hits benefits , perhaps him and team of duds will get sme attention , if you notice they arnt too keen to present their version of 1979 .

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  48. 103
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    The Funeral Z ( same a A list ) List in full

    Jim Davidson
    DLT
    Freddie Star
    200+ Tory Mp’s all foaming at the gills

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    • 134
      Don't give a flying shit about LieBore, UKRAP or the Limp Dumbs... says:

      203 more people than if Militwat bought the farm.

      I can just imagine the eulogies – “Yes, we had all heard his name on the BBC, and read it in the Guardian. Anyone fancy a pint?”

      LOL

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  49. 107
    Ah! Monika says:

    Umami has a mild but lasting aftertaste difficult to describe. It induces salivation and a sensation of furriness on the tongue, stimulating the throat, the roof and the back of the mouth

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  50. 110
    Everyone outside Zone 4 of the Tube - and that's still quite a lot says:

    Who?

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  51. 113
    Harbourmaster says:

    This is very embarassing.

    Very embarassing for the Right who haven’t clicked on to the fact that, since we have had a fella on trial for perjury working as David Cameron’s communication chief, it is all too obvious when we see the Tory Party and the “free” press in bed with each other.

    Particularly the ES, FFS.

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    • 133
      Don't give a flying shit about LieBore, UKRAP or the Limp Dumbs... says:

      And not with the left? So all that hacking stuff that happened for years on Labours watch, that they twice tried to punt into the long grass – that didn’t happen?

      Room 101 anyone?

      The lefty trolls have kept the rats warm for you, but had to leave because the rats said they were lowering the tone.

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  52. 115
    Ctesibius says:

    Has Obama ever been heard to compare himself to Chukka?

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  53. 121
    Apachomanche says:

    Is there such a thing as Love for Wicketkeepers? If so what would it be called?

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  54. 122
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    Daily Politics Show some time ago.
    Mobile phone rings live on air.
    Andrew Neil to Ummuna ” Is that your phone”
    Ummuna “No”.
    Now why would Ummuna lie over such a small thing as a mobile phone going off?

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  55. 132
    The prophet Brian's Mum says:

    He’s not even Britain’s barrack….. room lawyer.
    He’s a very naughty boy.

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  56. 138
    Anonymous says:

    These ads on the left hand side of the coulm obscure the text and are really annoying as there is no way to close them down!

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    • 145
      Harbourmaster says:

      C’mon, people have got to make a living!

      What would you prefer? This, or taking money from Murdoch to provide a ‘fresh’ perspective?

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  57. 140
    This is not the Biased Broadcasting Company so everything is true says:

    Its just been leaked that Gordon Macm*ental is the chief advisor

    to the Cypriot government on the Give Away (deleted the word Sale)

    of €400M of the Cypriot’s Gold Reserves………….

    The funds raised will have no revelance to the current market price…..

    look @ what Macm*ental realised with the British Gold Giveaway in

    1999 & no doubt he’s looking to achieve a lower return this time……

    such statemanship is to be laun*dered……

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  58. 143
    HF says:

    Investigative journalism at its most pointless.

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  59. 144
    Wikiwikiwiki says:

    Chuka Umunna

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Known as the British Obama (honest he is!)

    Has 18″ Penis (verified by Guinness book of Records)
    Loved by everyone including the right wingers

    Businessman of the Century and richest man in world (also verified by Guinness book of Records)
    Born to rule Great Britain and be President of Europe

    Known as club meister and all round superstud by his rich champagne guzzling friends.
    Can drink a Jeroboam of champagne in one go
    Likes the ladies
    Hates scumbag chavs and wasters
    Labour politician but socialism is only for the poor.

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  60. 149
    Curse of the Vince Cable bad memory virus says:

    Bitten by the same bad memory dog as Vince, eh Chukka?

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  61. 153

    A fascinating discussion is worth comment. I do think that you
    ought to publish more about this topic, it may not
    be a taboo matter but generally people do
    not speak about such topics. To the next! Kind regards!
    !

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