April 11th, 2013

PR Week and Tories Pile on Pressure to Two Faced Chuka

PR Week’s weekly ‘Hit or Miss’ award have given Chuka Umunna a great big “MISS” badge for his handling of the recent London is “full of trash” and Wikipedia editing stories:

“…to put out a quote including ‘no recollection’ for this particular situation is a PR crime. Phrases such as ‘I can’t say for certain’ almost scream out ‘yes it was me, I did it’, although, of course I, like anyone else, can’t actually say for certain that he did. It provides ammunition for the opposition, who have been gifted a PR opportunity, all of which adds up to a far more entertaining story. But people wouldn’t be shocked if many politicians’ teams are doing the same thing. As for the Obama remarks: saying one thing in public and doing another in private (and then hiding behind anonymous posts) will not help his long-term credibility and trust factor with the public. The misjudged comment in response to the situation simply added a lot of fuel to the fire.”

Guido could not agree more.

Tory MPs seem to be enjoying the Shadow Business Secretary’s discomfort. Nigel Adams weighs in again:

“Chuka Umunna should be upfront and tell the public exactly who is doing what with his online activity. If these latest revelations are true, many will question his judgement. Perhaps Chuka should spend less time bigging up his leadership credentials and trawling the internet and more time coming up with some ideas for Labour’s business policies which are currently non existent.”

Nadhim Zahawi tweeted Guido to add: “if true Chuka should just admit it. He is mad to attempt to hide it. It’s the cover-up that always hurts the most.” Keith Simpson told the Standard earlier: “…the trouble with changing one’s own profile page on Wikipedia is that it’s rather like an internet face-lift; you can always see the stretch marks.” Chuka’s credibility is certainly being stretched…


  1. 1
    Harrison Umunna says:

    I’m just editing my Wiki profile to say that I saved the galaxy.

  2. 2
    Owin Jones says:

    I’m not willing to accept the transfer of bankers & tax avoiders shares to me as “my share of the burden.”

    • 83
      the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

      Are you Owin’ somebody Owen or have you changed your name — either way what will Mum say ???

  3. 3
    UH OH!! says:

    Labour the party of the rich.

  4. 4
    nellnewman says:

    hmmm Credibility and trust. Not something anybody in the liebour party is exactly gifted with is it?

  5. 5

    Chuka reputation on the barbecue, Bruce!

  6. 7
    Jimmy says:

    Wasn’t someone else quite recently involved in handbag fight over his wikipedia page? Name escapes me for the moment…

  7. 9
    Owen Jones says:

    Tax cuts for millionaires including MYSELF.

  8. 10
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:


    PR Week and the Tories…..Like being attacked by a dead sheep

    • 24
      Nick Clegg says:

      Oi don’t you dare diss Proportional Representation Week. I read it each and every week

  9. 11
    .... says:

    What’s “bigging up”?

    • 43
      The Ghost of the Blue Handbag says:

      It is similar to “sexing up” without the deployment of armed forces and trashing an entire nation to find one cave dwelling beardy.

  10. 11
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    has she risen yet…it is the 3rd day

  11. 13
    SP4BS says:

    Despite visiting here, I don’t really know much about Chukka.

    How come he excites Guido so much? He didn’t spill your pint or something did you?

  12. 14
    The champagne socialist millionaires party says:
    • 25
      No lessons from Labour please says:

      Ed Balls “gongs” a millionaire and sat in a government that worshiped “Sir” Fred Goodwin.

      Labour gave billions to the City in its golden bank bailout, leaving ordinary people with the most expensive ever bill for financial failure the world has ever seen.

    • 31
      Godzilla says:

      First rule of advertising: don’t attack your competitors. Let your product speak for itself.

      Which Labour can’t do, as they have a policy vacuum.

    • 49
      Anonymong says:

      Twatson was out and about early. Fat fucker must have missed second breakfast today.

      • 51
        Tom (Clinically Obese) Watson says:

        I have found a wonderful meal right in-between breakfast and brunch, you really should try it.

  13. 16
    Owin Jones says:

    Mark Thatcher, arms dealer and tax exile with a personal fortune of £64 million but wants you to pay for his mum’s funeral.

    What a scumbag !!!!!

    • 21
      Tessa Tickles says:

      Tony Blair’s got £30million but expects YOU to pay for his bodyguards.

      (For some stage reason there are people out there who want to kill him..)

      • 26
        Slotgob says:

        and mine

      • 33
        Sir Anthony Wedgewood Benn says:

        Our dear leader is a living saint. When he came to power I marked in my diary that it was ‘year zero.’

        • 48
          Tay King-dePisse says:

          Said the man who has been around since before the year dot. You’re so old, Wedgie, YOU knew Lloyd George, it wasn’t just your father who did.

          • Madonna of Malawi says:

            And a stamp was 2d first class.

          • Sir Anthony Wedgewood Benn says:

            And my best pal Stalin was sending all his friends on a holiday to camp Gulag, which was like a Russian centre parcs.

    • 27
      Anonymous says:

      “There was an allegation of U.S. tax evasion (a criminal case was eventually dropped) and a racketeering case in Texas which was settled out of court. The Sunday Times, quoting “city sources”, said he had amassed a personal fortune of £60 million, most of which is in offshore accounts, attributed to shrewd investments and a series of “astute deals in Africa””

    • 29
      Anonymous says:

      “In 1998 South African authorities investigated his company for allegedly running loan shark operations.”

    • 36
      Anonymous says:

      Under the headline “Mark Thatcher – undesirable in Monaco?” French newspaper Le Figaro reported on 20 December 2005:
      Margaret Thatcher’s son, the former British prime minister’s nefarious offspring, will not be installing himself in the principality of Monaco as he hoped.” A spokesman for Prince Albert II of Monaco told Le Figaro that Thatcher’s residency card would not be renewed. “He has a temporary residency card valid for one year. It will not be renewed when it expires in the second half of 2006 and he will have to leave.” The spokesman, Armand Deus, added: “I cannot say why it will not be renewed. But the Prince made things very clear during his investiture in July when he said that ethics will be at the centre of life in Monaco.”

  14. 22
    Tessa Tickles says:

    Stage=strange. ducking predictive text.

  15. 28
    Owin Jones says:

    WARNING: this blogsite “Order Order” is still under construction – it probably contains lots of typos and errors
    Check it again in about 656 days and it should be fixed.

  16. 39
    Harrison Umunna says:

    Wikipedia revision as of 16:41, 20 February 2008

    In a February 2008 edition of the ”[[New Statesman|New Statesman]]”, he was referred to in an article entitled “Is there a British Obama?”.Matthews, David, [http://www.newstatesman.com/200802070015 “Is there a British Obama?”], The New Statesman, 7 February 2008

  17. 44
    Left wing nasties says:


    Councillor Edwards, who received £38,105 in taxpayer-funded allowances for his role as chairman of the West Midlands Fire Authority and his duties as a Sandwell councillor last year, made the bitter remarks on social network Twitter.

    He represents Greets Green and Lyng for the Labour party on Sandwell Council.

  18. 45
    I'm Sorry Miss Jackson says:

  19. 50
    Brown out and pay me damages. Respect my legal rights. says:

    Immature &Sad argument from the Standard.

    Chukka is a reminder of the Champagne socialist elite who should never be in power. They are posh Spongers!

    Typical bullying labour scum. I want absolutely nothing do with Labour. They are pathetic!

  20. 54
    Sir Mary Flappes says:

    I’ve always detested the wee shite. I’d put him down the mines. With some mines and Lucrezia on blob week.

  21. 64
    Fish says:

    Andy Burhnam – he of Stafford District General Hospital fame has it seems being going to the David Lammy School of Making a Complete Prat of Himself – Dulux Campus.

    While Lammy got his knickers in a twist about the colour of the smoke from the Pope’s chimney, the incredibly stupid Burnham has sounded off about the codename given to Mrs Thatcher’s Funeral; ‘True Blue’, claiming it to be insensitive.

    The codename and outline arrangements for the funeral – which many in the Labour party are criticising, were created by the LABOUR government in 2006.

    That’s L-A-B-O-U-R, you twat


  22. 73
    fendel says:

    stupid chuka

  23. 77
    Anonymous says:

    Stop Press:

    @ndrew Burnh@m detained while attempting to board a plane to Argentina.

  24. 78
    Spear Chuka says:

    I’m the British Diane Abbott

  25. 80
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    Chuka= hypocritical leftie scumbag

  26. 86
    Anonymous says:


    • 89
      Unsubstantiated Media Source says:

      Was this not the very same Denis Thatcher (World War 2) German Military Coat which 2 Russian Billionaires (Oligarchs) were fighting over about 2 years ago ? From what I understand , the eBay Seller eventually turned down an offer of £250000 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds) for it. Rumour even has it that one of the Competing Oligarchs was Boris Berezovsky , who recently died in the UK.

      • 90
        Cherie QC says:

        Nice work if you can get it. I would definitely not have sold it for £250k if I was the Lucky eBay Guy who owned it. The very same Rabid Capitalism which Maggie Thatcher so lavishly encouraged during her Divisive UK Premiership has now come back to viciously bite her in the Butt. THE SELLER IS NOT FOR TURNING !

  27. 87
    Stopthewhininglefties says:

    Chuka is a man of habit. When he gets home, before he does his Wiki editing he will always first rush to the bathroom, look in the mirror and say, “hi honey, I’m home”.

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A confused Nick Griffin says Nigel Farage is a shill for the City, forgetting that City banks want to stay in the EU:

“Farage is a snake oil salesman, but a very good one. His supposed anti-immigration stance is all smoke and mirrors, as is his carefully cultivated image as a ‘man of the people’. The truth is that UKIP is a pro-immigration party that exists to lobby for the interests of the City of London.”

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It’s money innit.

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