July 23rd, 2013

Unite Behind Right-Wing Press

One gem hidden away at the bottom of Lord Ashcroft’s Unite polling today. As much as Ed and Red Len might want to think otherwise, just 11% of Unite members read the Guardian and Mirror respectively. Turns out not far off double that read the Mail and the Sun. Good on them.

Via @schofieldkevin

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  1. 1
    Slave Labour! says:

    11% would vote for a donkey’s arse if you stick a red rosette on it? Deary me!

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      UKIP or bust says:

      Would? vote for a donkey’s arse. I thought that’s exactly what they ‘do’ vote for.

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  2. 2
    John Tandy says:

    Ditto

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  3. 3
    Slave Labour! says:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10192271/The-betrayal-of-Dr-David-Kelly-10-years-on.html

    B.liar is free to lobby Labour & the government for his own ends.

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  4. 4

    Both the Mail and the Sun do a good line in the gee-gees and young ladies showing off their chests and other wobbly bits. All that the working man needs.

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    • 13
      Scottish Chav says:

      which other “wobbly bits”? if other bits are wobbling they are probably very saggy and not of great interest

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  5. 5
    Bliar is a nasty stunt says:

    Not allowed to mention D*a*v*i*d K*e*l*l*y?

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  7. 8

    Then they’ll sign ‘members’ up for a free daily Guardian or Mirror. All part of the Trade Union Mafia system to make all their Union members fully paid ups in Labour Party. You will read what we want you to read and vote for the party we tell you to vote for!

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  8. 10
    Newsfox says:

    Well the other way to read that is not all Mail or Sun readers support Murdoch’s anti union agenda.

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    • 11
      Ed Ballsup says:

      What leads you to that conclusion? Just because people are bullied into joining a union doesn’t mean they support it. If union members were pro unions you’d think more than a third of them would vote in union elections

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    Scottish Chav says:

    I’m a unite member … and I read the guardian. Admittedly I’m giggling my backside off most of the time … but I do read it.

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      Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

      Didn’t Groucho Marx say something about laughing so much he couldn’t put it down and one day he might actually read it? Must have been the oh-so-fcuking-tolerant Graun. Groucho was always far better for a quote than over-privileged middle class bigot boy Karl.

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  10. 15
    Anonymous says:

    2% ukip voters read the guardian, even less register to do their looney polls, but ukip still got 262 votes out of 1000ish (weighted to 130 by looney lefties)

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  11. 16
    Owen jones says:

    Again the left is supported by and works on the assumption that people believe in their cause.

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  12. 17
    SURPRISED says:

    They can read?

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  13. 18
    Sungei Patani says:

    These figures are nonsense. Union members read the Guardian as much as the Mirror – pull the other one.

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  14. 19
    Stolen innocence 2012 of United Wheeldom says:

    Reblogged this on stoleninnocence2012's Blog.

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The lefties are attacking because the panellist is a millionaire and lives in a London home worth upwards of two million. Someone had best tell them he’s called Ed Miliband.


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