April 18th, 2013

Awkward Ed Miliband By-Election Moments

Ed’s been out on the campaign trail in South Shields today. A gem from the PA write up of his day up north:

“Mr Miliband was greeted by Labour supporters as he arrived by Metro in the town and spoke to various members of the public as he walked along the high street.

Occasionally correcting people who called him David, he asked them what the issues were in South Shields.”

One Miliband was probably enough…


152 Comments

  1. 1
    Ed Miliband, A Wholly Owned Subsidary of Unite says:

    These strikes are wrong.

  2. 2
    Ed Millibland says:

    Yah I’m a metrosexual now

  3. 3
    David Milliband says:

    Ed, you Hunt….

  4. 4
    Duty Pedant says:

    David

    Don’t you mean Wallace?

  5. 5
    Phil Mowbray says:

    I always thought David was overrated.

    But Ed is just a plonker.

  6. 6
    Filbert Gibbler says:

    Eoww, and what do you do?

    Phuck all!

    Good, good, keep up the good work!

    Bye….

  7. 7
    Labour is off its ED says:

    I worry for this country if people really believe that Milibandwagon & his cohorts could govern us.

    Is this what 13 years of Labour education has done?

    As for the older people who vote Labour, I think the further north you go, the thicker people are.

    Gawd help us if this rabble do get into Office again.

  8. 8
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    You’re a Boston Red Sox fan, Ed– how about “third strike, you’re out”?

    What really fascinates me is whether, if the people in South Shields think he’s David Miliband, do they even realise David Miliband is no longer their MP?

  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    Someone told me, once children pay or get rewarded for their parents actions.

  10. 10
    Tony Blair says:

    I deserve a state funeral, after all I left this country in a right state.

  11. 11
    Diane Abbott says:

    Well I deserve one as I was the first black woman MP………

  12. 12
    Dick Whittington's Cat says:

    Can’t we just give everything above Derby to Scotland and let them have their independence? Maybe give Liverpool to Iceland or something.

  13. 13
    Panem.et.circenses says:

    If you promise to go now, right now Tony, I agree.

  14. 14
    Tony Blair says:

    A state banquet would be more suited perhaps?

  15. 15
    Panem.et.circenses says:

    Hold on just one sec. Do we have to pay the Co-Op based on weight?

  16. 16
    Chuka Umunna says:

    Trash

  17. 17
    Tess Tickle says:

    It’s easy to tell them apart. Ed is the left ball in the scrotum and David is the right. Simples. And Chukka is the brown ringpiece.

  18. 18
    Nostradamus says:

    I’d wager that they couldn’t give two hoots who their MP is. Just so long as the bennies keep rolling in.

  19. 19
    Bazinga! says:

    Chukka never corrects anyone who calls him Barack by mistake

  20. 20
    Tony Blair says:

    I never got a good tune like this :(

  21. 21
    Bazinga! says:

    and Hattie is the cock.

  22. 22
    Bazinga! says:

    Give Liverpool back to the sea.

  23. 23
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    Sing a long Neo Nut F*ucks

    I was on the right for a while, I could lie for a while
    But I saw you laid out, you held my fiscal hand so tight
    As you stopped to say “No No No”
    Aww you wished me hell , you couldn’t tell ( as ever )

    That I’d been cry-i-i-i-ng over you, cry-i-i-i-ng over you
    Then you said “so long”. left me standing all alone
    Alone and crying, crying, crying cry-i-ing
    It’s hard to understand but the touch of your hand
    Can start me crying

  24. 24
    Bazinga! says:

    Fartbott would have her coffin carried by a fork lift truck

  25. 25
    Glenda Jackson says:

    A plonker, not on my terms.

  26. 26
    OLD HOLBORN says:

    i’m finished.

  27. 27
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    Top Bet

    Tories to lose deposit in Sunderland

    Nice try Guido….but no hope

  28. 28
  29. 29
    Chaka Khan says:

    I am better than Chuka Umunna!

  30. 30
    Stan Stereason says:

    Absolutely right!

    Watching the morons on the beeb last evening, saying their towns were dead because of ‘Fatchur’, you begin to realise that if the wives had gone out to work and build up their pensions as well, instead of buqqering off to bingo and breeding nasty kids, they’d have enough cash to live on now!

    Because, as you so rightly say, the further north you go, the thicker the race, they didn’t ever see that one coming.

  31. 31
    Bert The Cert says:

    That doesn’t just apply to older people. By the time you get up to Broon’s constituency you can measure their IQ in single figures.

  32. 32
    Anon says:

    I can’t wait to see some of the local businesses, particularly anything to do with football!

  33. 33
    Faq Defano says:

    Bollocks as usual from the troll camp!

    Why bother to post such crap, you silly little tiddler?

  34. 34
    Chuka Ubumma says:

    Shut it trash!

  35. 35
    Maqboul says:

    They thump horses, don’t they?

  36. 36
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    Sing along Loons

    Now you say you’re lonely
    You cried the long night through
    Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river
    I cried with laughter over you

  37. 37
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    You know its true

  38. 38
    Gilbert Fiddler says:

    You need to have some sort of IQ to vote for anyone but that thicko!

    Obviously, he sort of understands that, but meanwhile, he’s off trying to emulate the bliar bloke, who just jet-sets everywhere and looks tanned.

  39. 39
    HSS Hire - Funeral Service says:

    Forget the Coop we are the guys.

  40. 40
    Slotted Foreskin Aft says:

    Why so?

  41. 41
    any old crap says:

    The sea try’s to swallow Liverpool up twice a day but the city still wins.

  42. 42
    Anonymous says:

    In South Shields they can’t tell the difference between two useless 4 by 2’s

  43. 43
    Panem.et.circenses says:

    Give London back to the Caliphate

  44. 44
    any old crap says:

    What are you on? and I don’t mean benefits.

  45. 45
    8 Ace says:

    What bout the bairns micro chips?

  46. 46
    Wyle Cop says:

    Man of the People arrives via the Metro. I bet he felt lost when he couldn’t find the antemacassars to remove, poor poppet.

  47. 47
    Lard Prescott says:

    Listen you posh get, up here they are doilies, right?

  48. 48
    Faq Defano says:

    It’s ten past three, and you should be working hard at your desk, troll.

    Why should hard-working citizens pay a fifth of their council tax to keep you in the expectancy of a final salary pension in years to come?

    Just get on with the job we pay you for, or, perhaps, um, you’re not actually at work at the – er – moment…?

  49. 49
    Making Plans For Nigel says:

    Guido backs UKIP now.

    *probably.

  50. 50
    OLD HOLBORN says:

    had his (alleged) personal details and place of work plastered other the internet after insulting one group of people too far.

  51. 51
    The Dave Cameron story: The Lost Years says:

    Who gives a flying f*ck about the Tories?

    Cameron’s Fauxservative party are finished so long as Dave ‘I’m not much of a conservative anyway’ Cameron, remains at the tiller.

    We already had two socialist parties, we did not need a third one.

  52. 52
    The Dave Cameron story: The Lost Years says:

    It’s twenty past three MKM8 is pissed……again.

  53. 53
    Anonymous says:

    An effige of Baroness Thatcher was burned in South Yorkshire with crowds claiming that the village had been ruined 30 years ago.

    No doubt these people were Labour supporters. what had Labour done over 30 years to help the people of the village ?

    The problem was not closing the pits, its the action since the pits were closed that is the problem.

    The pits were hazadous, caused subsidence & burning of coal produces high CO2

    And no doubt the people of the village will vote Labour again ?

  54. 54
    any old crap says:

    That Buckfast is potent stuff.

  55. 55
    Labour is off its ED says:

    MKM8 is on mind bending drugs ‘any old crap.

    Unfortunately they are bending his so called mind the wrong way.

    Oh how lonely his famiy’s brain cell must feel. Maybe Moussa’s sister has borrowed it so that she can read the Beano to him, whilst he looks at the pictures.

  56. 56
    Nigel Farage says:

    -1

  57. 57
    Labour is off its ED says:

    Need you ask anon?

  58. 58
    any old crap says:

    Now when did they drill for gas and start to pump it ashore, technology beat the miners, dockers, steel and cars, loved to have seen a coal fired computer.

  59. 59
    Evil Dead says:

    Breaking news coming from hell. Thatcher has outraged demons by closing 30 furnaces.

  60. 60
    South Yorkshire Calling says:

    All 3 councillors are Labour, yes. Though there was some B*NP at one point.

    https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/about/how-the-council-is-organised/general-information/gardiner-cllr-alan

  61. 61
    michael says:

    millitoff cocktail …

  62. 62
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    She’s dust now….get over it

  63. 63
    Pawn Sandwich says:

    Bloody hell, down south we only micro chip our pets!

  64. 64
    Maurice Minor says:

    My deepest Sympathy to Satan at this difficult time.

  65. 65
    Anonymous says:

    They love playing the victim card ! but it does become very boring !

  66. 66
    From socialist morons to socialist leeches says:

    Ed Miliband has a real gift for looking down his nose when speaking to others.

    What I am puzzled with is who will vote for a party with no policies? I assume this is another case of stick a red rosette on a monkey and people will vote for it while they chant the No 2 cuts mantra.

    Regardless of which party you vote for the cuts are here to stay. The no2cuts chanters are in for a huge disappointment if they vote Labour.

  67. 67
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    Boy George released a single called the “Crying Game”

    Gidders Boo Hoo Ozzy should do a cover.

  68. 68
    Panem.et.circenses says:

    I do hope you realise that Guido doesn’t even read the comments section?

  69. 69
    Ed Millibland says:

    Ill tell you who will vote for a party with no pwolicies. Those to stupid to understand in the first place. Oh and those that may well be intelligent enough but cant read or read English

  70. 70
    Ed Millibland says:

    Meant thpeak not read twith

  71. 71
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    Ask yourselves this neo nut fu*ck wits

    She even knew it herself, hence making her request…””She had to be cremated”” no alternative, nuff said.

  72. 72
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    I doudt he even writes it !!!!!

  73. 73
    ATOS says:

    #Pass

    Continue to claim

  74. 74
  75. 75
    NHS says:

    We’ve buried the most!

  76. 76
    any old crap says:

    What’s up mousey, can’t you get over mrs Thatcher, lovely lady , she still scares you lefty nutters, never mind you still can blame fatcher for the weather.

  77. 77
    FFS says:

    Look Owen you know he doesn’t even exist and is a construct designed to wind up commies just like you.

    And best stop boozing now, you know last time you pissed yourself pretty bad.

  78. 78
  79. 79
    FFS says:

    soiled

  80. 80
    Lord Stansted says:

    I Chukka might be beginning to wish he hadn’t associated himself with that lame-duck!

  81. 81
    FFS says:

    The bottom right one is Sasha Baron Cohen I am sure

  82. 82
    Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

    The word is “tries”, not “try’s”. You must have gone to a state school, post-Shirley Williams.

  83. 83
    I hate Hugh Grant cos he's a moron says:

    If correct that’s a breach of the DPA 1998 & can now lead to criminal charges. Incidentally who was it?

  84. 84
    Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

    A fifth of their council tax? I thought it was nearer 35-40%.

  85. 85
    Meanwhile on the other side of town says:

  86. 86
    Lord Stansted says:

    Jesu! What a face. Are they all like that up north?

  87. 87
    Anonymous says:

    Plenty of sheep in Yorkshire

  88. 88
    Moussa Koussa Mark 8 says:

    errrrr a Grave would not become a shrine….would it !!!!!!!. And she knew it

  89. 89
    rebekah aka nellnewman says:

    MrsT destroyed their village 30 years ago, so they say, and they haven’t done anything themselves to make things any better since then?

    Talk about lazy!!

  90. 90
    Remembering says:

    She was a trooper and she never gave up. I remember one time she was visiting a school and I asked her if she would like to make a visit to the cloakroom before she left. ‘No’ she replied, ‘I didn’t give in to the Argies and I won’t give in to the bladder’. That’s how she was, a fighter, who refused to be beaten by anything. She pissed herself later though, it was sickening

  91. 91
    Tower Hamlets says:

    I remember she came to visit us in the East End one time. She was so kind, so generous and so sweet. She whispered softly in my ear, ‘you know its not true’ she said, ‘you don’t smell of shit’. She was a wondrous person

  92. 92
    Harbottle says:

    A man in suit and tie is a rare enough site in South Shields, never mind 4 by 2s.

  93. 93
    young Shep says:

    Apocri-Phil, taking da piss?.

  94. 94
    Wyle Cop says:

    Doilies go on the table, on which you then place plates – or, in your case, secretaries. You could, I suppose, use them to wipe ‘it’ aftewards, after tupping said secretary.

  95. 95
    Celebrate! says:

  96. 96
    Attilla the Geordie says:

    Labour will not get in. Concerted campaign to get all Newcastle fans to vote UKIP. And that will be more than half the electorate

  97. 97
    Len McCluskey says:

    This comment is not an officially Unite sponsored one, please ignore.

  98. 98
    OLD HOLBORN says:

    search twitter and you will find it easily enough.

  99. 99
    Celebrate! says:

    “We don’t want Thatcher filth here” man is priceless.

  100. 100
    South Yorkshire Calling says:

    Not everywhere. Mainly in Labour voting areas.

    That doesn’t encompass the whole of the ‘North’, despite what some posters here might think.

  101. 101
    Ed Miliband says:

    No I’m not David, he’s the one with the knife in his back.

  102. 102
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    That’s Captain Pugwash, surely…

  103. 103
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    She lied to you, so as to not hurt your feelings.

  104. 104
    The British People says:

    +17%

  105. 105
    young Shep says:

    All Sunderland needs is some decent strikers, ha’ way the lads.

  106. 106
    Prescott's chipolata says:

    He can’t say wrong. He says ‘worng’.

  107. 107
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

  108. 108
    He's very open about publishing his photo next to his username says:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/10366350@N00/3532747233/in/photostream

  109. 109
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

  110. 110
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

  111. 111
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

  112. 112
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Whereas you’re still shit.

  113. 113
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

  114. 114
    Mussolini on Wear says:

    Away the the Black Cats Panzer Il Duce Division.

  115. 115
    Anonymous says:

    Hardly blame; she arranged that the weather remained dry during the relevent part of the day. I don’t think the spectators & those involved in the procession would want to put any “blame” on “fatcher” for that.

  116. 116
    Weapon of Mass Deception says:

    CO2 is a harmless and vital ingredient in our atmosphere.

    It supports all life on earth and even at 2 or 3 times todays levels of 380ppm or so, would have no significant harmful effect.

    Consult the worlds leading Atmospheric Physicist, Professor Richard Lindzen, for confirmation.

  117. 117
    Anonymous says:

    Thatcher Thatcher the milk snatcher & Harold Wilson too – but we will forget about the last bit

  118. 118

    A man has been convicted of raping an 11-year-old girl in north London.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-22183589

  119. 119
    F. Nicks says:

    Four men who discussed blowing up a Territorial Army base by sending in a bomb in a toy car have been jailed.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22200133

  120. 120
    Cess Rhodes says:

    At least you managed to achieve something worthwhile in your lifetime!

  121. 121
    Mackem says:

    One does hope he paid for his ticket…

  122. 122
    The people of Derry says:

    No-one plays the victim card to our standard. We are even better than Liverpool

  123. 123
    The left is now a Hate Group says:

    She wanted to be placed with her husband in the Royal Hospital Chelsea numbnuts. You know, the sort of stuff human beings want in life, when one goes before the other.

    Keep it up MKM8, you are really showing everyone what a bitter lefty ape, you really are.

  124. 124
    Your Friendly Neighbourhood Buzzword-Busting Service says:

    We must always first ascertain, whenever the word “cut” is used, whether something is in actual fact a “cut,” i.e., a reduction in absolute-value terms, or a “cut” in the sense of “a bend in the trajec-Tory,” i.e., we were going to raise spending from 100M to 110M, but now, only to 105M, hence, a “cut” (in projected spending) of 5M. There is altogether too much looseness in the use of the term, both by politicians and the media, and such verbal legerdemain is, as Orwell said about certain other jesuitical uses of language, always said with a purpose to deceive. We propose a neologism for the concept of a reduction in the rate of growth– a “slo-gro” (as in, “Department X will see cuts, and Department Y will see a ‘slo-gro,’ in the next Budget…). If Guido Fawkes can coin “Pilgrim,” we see no reason we cannot coin “Slo-gro.” Dunno who’d want to use it, in relation to what they themselves are doing, but, there you are.

  125. 125
    Ali G says:

    Booyakasha!

  126. 126
    fuck the bbc says:

    Impossible

  127. 127
    M102 says:

    LOL

  128. 128
    VERITAS ITS BLEAK IN SUNDERLAND WITH 3 LABOUR MPS says:

    No worries here for Liebor the locals lost what little brain they had at 11 years of age,thats why their last twom MPS were Milliband the Elder who had never set foot in the place before bieng parachuted in and Dr David Clark possibly the most boring man in the world,before being given a peerage to make way for Millitwit.

  129. 129
    Vote Conservative for unctr0lled immigration says:

    He was the dweeb at school that even the teachers thought was a Grade 8 nob.

  130. 130
    VERITAS ITS BLEAK IN SUNDERLAND WITH 3 LABOUR MPS says:

    The Tories have never lost their deposit in Sunderland,indeed they had one MP up to 1964 and three before the war.Dont let the facts get in the way of your posts

  131. 131
    One who is concerned says:

    Some one told me you reape what you sow and while I have every sympathy with the people of Boston Mass they did support the IRA who used similar bombs to kill and maim British People. I wish that this kind of thing would end forever but I’m afraid there are too many selfish people out there.

  132. 132
    Vote Conservative for unctr0lled immigration says:

    Sorry too late, the conservative boat left for Russia ages ago

  133. 133
    any old crap says:

    Just checking, nice to know our pedant still operates.

  134. 134
    Zeitgeist in Strawberry Hill (and 1st class passenger!) says:

    I will submit this to my D-G with our thanks to/from all of our viewers and listeners.

  135. 135
    Shinhead O Cunner says:

    What about the enriched individual who had his `uman rites at the great Court preventing his transfer to the USA because the supermax would not do his schizophrenia any good. 2 days ago, now scrubbed out by all media.

  136. 136
    Shinhead O Cunner says:

    Pure irony.

  137. 137
    Shinhead O Cunner says:

    You`ll get a good thumping talkin` like that oop north, yer great puff.

  138. 138
    Shinhead O Cunner says:

    Milli`s rating 40%. On full bennies 40%. Coincidence?

  139. 139
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    MISTER Ed D’you have a step brother called David …..Cameron ?

  140. 140
    Shinhead O Cunner says:

    Yes, renamed Benniland but derby would have to be included so the delightful Mick Breeder could be excluded.

  141. 141
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Why’s that Ed ?

    D’you now read Metro and have sex on the tube ??

  142. 142
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Nahh sell Liverpool to News International for a fat profit .

    The Scousers would love that !

  143. 143
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Not much newsflow today is there Gweed . Another quiet thursday so I suppose Friday will be sepulchral

    Better off banging ‘er in bed . See ya .

  144. 144
    Let The Guardian Die says:

    Listening to “Geraldine” Adams condemn Thatcher for “hurting people on both sides of the Irish sea” was irony beyond parody…but i take the point about the Irish Americans in Boston.

  145. 145
    Tally Ho! A hunting we will go. says:

    Here here!

  146. 146
    Cunning lingus . says:

    Not on any terms !

  147. 147
    Tally Ho, A hunting we will go! says:

    Yeah, we will throw your body to the hounds and televise it!

  148. 148
    Sally Bercow says:

    #notcallmedave

  149. 149
    General Mike Jackson says:

    Bingo! Mumamar Qadafi helped arm the UVF to foment trouble in the UK and look what happened to him.

  150. 150
    General Mike Jackson says:

    Twinned with Northern Ireland perchance?

  151. 151
    Fat little Alec Salmond and that caviar woman says:

    That is the elite who will vote for the Peoples Republic of Jockistan

  152. 152
    Graham says:

    South Shields voters are just fucking thick. A dog turd with a red rosette could easily be elected.


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