July 31st, 2013

Sun Sets Out Where it Stands


Iconic wrap for the Sun today. Inside a double page spread setting out where the Sun stands on politics – “we back politicians when they do what is best for our readers and criticise them when they don’t” – welfare – “this culture of entitlement exploded under the last Labour government and must end” and the NHS – “David Cameron was wrong to ring-fence spending”, to name but three.

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New editor making his mark…


  1. 1
    Digger says:

    Hey you fool this should be behind a paywall. How else can I afford all the super injunctions.


  2. 2
    The EU is croques (de merde) monsieur says:

    The NHS should be privatised as it is in most other countries.


    • 6
      The EU is croques (de merde) monsieur says:

      How arrogant to assume our health system is right and all the others are wrong. It is just like religion.


    • 8
      The Archduke of Croydon says:

      Er … the NHS doesn’t exist in other countries, you fuckwit, so how can t be privatised there?


      • 14
        The EU is croques (de merde) monsieur says:

        You are the ignorant fuckwit who has deliberately misinterpreted the meaning of the sentence.


    • 131
      Simon B says:

      Indeed. And if you can’t afford health care, tough, just like in America. It’s not my job to pay for your care. Supporting yourself through paying for your own needs will help weed out life’s losers.


  3. 3

    The arm of Murdoch has grown long.


  4. 4
    BBC says:

    Hate, hate, hate.


    • 54
      average joanna says:

      Enjoyed the debate between Alex Deane and Kathy Lette re.Twitter abuse.
      Lette claimed to speak for all women.
      She certainly doesn’t speak for me.


      • 138
        Zeightgeist says:

        …The ladies seem to be turning the clock back 40yrs. No to page 3. No to lads mags.Shortlists for ladies,entry to men only clubs and top jobs in the NHS,that went well!!!At least with equality you ladies will be able to marry a gay man????


  5. 5
    Ed MilliBrain says:

    Oh dear!

    Len – what should I do? Help! they’re all against me.


  6. 7
    A nincumpoop says:

    Did you watch last night as Stella chewed Toby on Newsnight? Delicious!


    • 12
      Anonymous says:


      Toby was pathetic. No change there then.

      And he’s still grasping his weak chin to try to look profound. Wanker.


      • 26
        100wpm says:

        Didn’t realise anyone still watched Newsnight.


      • 52
        Ketts Fracking Rebellion says:

        They also have a habit of knitting their brows while staring oft into the heavens as if contemplating a profound thought this normally just before spouting the bleeding obvious or something they heard on the BBC.


      • 128
        Common Sense says:

        He should pi$$ of back to Shepherds Bush with his free school.

        An interminably dull man.

        She wasn’t much better, for a bird that is.


    • 35
      My Opinion says:

      Who elected Toby?


  7. 9
    Village Idiot says:

    ….I preferred Britain pre Windrush and pre European Union and more recently,pre 13 devastating years of Labour Rule…From what it was to what it is,is very,very,very sad….Hey Ho!!!! at least it’s raining!!!!


    • 107
      Mid Staffordshire Hospital - working for a more diverse Britain says:

      We have ways of dealing with people like you.


      • 140
        Village Idiot says:

        ….The staffs event would not have happened if we had not gone down the path the educated elite saw fit to lead us down and many other problems in our society would not have occurred!!


  8. 10
    Anonymous says:


    Must mean Rupe and Beks and such like.


  9. 11
    The Duke of Plaza Toro says:

    Nice to see a protecting angel in the north-east corner.


  10. 15
    plus ca small change says:

    mom (well milf anyway) and apple pie


  11. 16
    what is the sun's position on huge boobies ? says:
  12. 17
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    So Guido’s blog is now confirmed as a front for the Sun?


  13. 18
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    BBC Breakfast – Susanna Reid – Useless interviewer – Notice how the tone of her voice alters to hatred when she interviews a tory – rest of the time she is so false, reminds me of Yvette Cooper’s style.


  14. 25
    Centre Parting says:

    She’s not even good enough to be on ITV in the morning.


  15. 27
    Living in 97.223% white Merseyside says:

    All of this is a bit rich coming from the Sun which once advocated Scottish independence.


    • 34
      All Scousers Are Scum says:

      You dumbass Scousers really showed ‘em. You almost brought Murdoch’s most profitable title to it’s knees ……………… NOT!!!!

      “Justice for the 2,000,000 grieving friends & relatives of the 96 – where’s our compo”


    • 79
      Your Lord Howell says:

      Oops I meant 97.223% white Merseyside


  16. 30
    Annita Govvradump says:

    And who – apart from the linguistically challenged – reads The Sun?


    • 37
      but says:

      I’d rather read the Sun than the Guardian.


    • 82
      Ah! Monika says:

      I do, because like it or not, the Sun influences swing voters more than any other MSM.


      • 94
        Anonymous says:

        If the Sun influences anyone I suggest they go back to school and start using their brain cell. Sun says vote Monster raving Loonie and you think people will? Its a comic run by a millionaire who avoids full tax and ran a paper that hacked peoples telephones. Its opinions are worse than Farage. If it sounds bigoted they say it and the numpties follow like sheep. Generalisations and populace views are what makes this country so poor in intellect. If the readers had to think about the issues rather than be able to read the big type headlines, we would be a much better and caring country. Sun is Thatchers baby. Take, take, take and everyone for themselves.


      • 95
        No such thing as society says:

        Just like turkeys who vote for Christmas.


  17. 31
    Apollo says:

    What does the Sun have to say about immigration? If they duck this, then their opinions are worthless, for it is at the heart of most of our nation’s woes.


    • 38
      The Blind Are Sometimes Thick As Well says:

      Are you Blind Pugh?

      It clearly says in the text what their line on immigration is.


    • 61
      No Change there then says:

      The new editor is something of a lightweight. EU sceptic, but… pro migrants, but…. He fails to understand that the EU controls both our borders regarding EU nationals and who we can and can’t remove.

      Until we re-claim our independence, we can control neither.


      We have long been Eurosceptic and we will hold David Cameron, if he’s re-elected, to the referendum he has promised.

      But it is not a given The Sun would want out.

      If Cameron pulls off the radical reforms he speaks of — and that’s a big “if” — we might get the best of both worlds.

      That means the flexibility of being in Europe, without the endless meddling and edicts from blood-suckers in Brussels.

      Border control

      The Sun has been accused of being anti-immigration. Rubbish.

      We believe in migrants who come here for the right reasons. To graft, pay their way and enrich the country culturally and economically.

      We have no time for those who turn up here to pocket a better handout than they’d get back home.

      And we detest extremism, be it the racist thugs of the English Defence League or the Islamic fascists who want to destroy our freedoms.”

      Oh yeah, he’s also as thick as a breeze block and imagines ls1@m is a ‘race’.


      • 98
        Airey Belvoir says:

        The Sun is probably also keen on motherhood and apple pie. This is shallow simplistic trite nonsense.


      • 104
        Airey Belvoir says:

        Net immigration: A British doctor, his wife and two children leave to work in Australia. A south Asian peasant, his wife and children arrive and need housing and benefits. Result: zero net immigration, hooray!


        • 136
          so there says:

          Several members of my family live and work abroad,after having
          paid into the British system for years.
          But they all own their own properties and support themselves in
          their respective countries,rather than drain resources.


      • 134
        Common Sense says:

        Unless you earn more than £39k pa, you are a burden and net recieptant of funds from the Government.

        How many immigrants earn over £39k pa ?

        500,000 a year of them ?
        or more like 10,000 a year of them ?

        We need Austrialian style immigration rules and points system, you pay for your own healthcare with private insurance, no £40k job or insurance, no visa. To do that we have to leave the EU.

        The three cheeks of the LibLabCon will never take us out of the EU.


      • 141
        Pick litter for bennies says:

        English abroad tend not to chop peoples heads off,groom local children or run pick pocket/ATM gangs.


      • 157
        Troo Thurtz says:

        Nice white Christian Brits go and live somewhere else and are replaced by stoneage Moslems into wife-beating, clit cutting and shooting girls in the head for going to school.

        It’s not just about numbers.



  18. 36
    Living in 97.223% white Merseyside says:

    Did anyone see the lady from SF representing Twitter on C4 News and Newsnight. Both Guru and Gavin treated her like sh*t. I could see she was quite shocked not the be even given the courtesy of a “good evening” or “thanks for being with us”.

    If she thinks we Brits are an ignorant lot then she’s quite right.


    • 40
      C4 news says:



    • 83
      Ah! Monika says:

      She more than held her own. Impressive.


    • 119
      Fishy says:

      ….And the woman from Sky (who I thought was a brilliant presenter) was almost ranting at her, red faced. It left me feeling quite uncomfortable.

      Not withstanding the criminal threats that Stella Creasy has endured – all of which should be prosecuted if found to be so – I’m alarmed that she is now using these for her own sinister political purposes.

      She want’s Twitter to include an ‘anti-harassment’ clause in their T&Cs, saying there is a legal definition. If it is the one that Labour introduced in their equality legislation, basically that says that anyone who feels that they are harassed, have been.

      What a wonderful way for people like Harman, Abbott and all the other Labour hypocrites to avoid scrutiny and censure.


      • 148
        Brian says:

        Yes, I saw that too. That presenter bird was nearly busting a blood vessel. Congrats to the Twitter lass who remained calm and quite impressive in the face of such a disgusting (and probably scripted) questioner.


    • 142
      Village Idiot says:

      …Are Guru and Gavin true English Gentlemen or something else???


  19. 41
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Me like.

    Presumably with the Damnbusters theme playing in the background.


  20. 43
    Bob Diamond Geezer says:

    So it comes down to this the whole of the Guido blog was really just a ruse to get a job with the Sun. Sad really.


  21. 45
    And the other face of Britain that Labour imported and we must throw out says:


    • 48
      British says:

      Get a job.


      • 57
        Bin Effiz Khalidmen says:

        Why ?


      • 62
        average joanna says:

        I find the threat to force women out of education and work,make them cover up, mutilate their genitalia and arrange their marriages very upsetting.
        Far more upsetting than a spotty teenage troll on Twitter.


        • 67
          Fictional v Real and Labour go for the Fiction says:

          Exactly but Stella is not going to upset the moslems who vote for her.


          • Forest Road says:

            True. The pathetic thing about her is that she is fully aware how nasty the muslims whose approval and votes she courts actually are.

            She has gone to great lengths to hide her links with the Friends of Israel.


        • 73
          Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

          Quite. But you don’t hear many white British middle-class feminists (you know, the ‘trendy’ ones that are always bleating in the left-wing rags and on Twitter) making a fuss about that, do you?


          • Middle class, university educated, out lesbian feminist says:

            Ban lads mags, they are destroying womens freedoms!


          • Brian says:

            There is more lingerie on display in most women’s mags than in all the lads’ mags put together…. and as far as I know, there is no male equivalent of Cosmopolitan.


        • 137
          Common Sense says:

          Vote LibDem


    • 60
      confused says:

      What’s South West Trains got to do with invisible magic sky pixies?


    • 103
      Maqboul says:

      Al ham da gorillaz brother Amstell Choudary.


    • 111
      JH394823942309 says:

      Hey, Anjem. Who kills more Muslims than anyone else?

      That’s right. Other Muslims. This ongoing hoo-ha in the middle east is little more than a nascent civil war between Shii’ts and Sunni delights. It that ‘OK’ with you, you never seem to mention it?

      That little detail seems to constantly escape you. Just like there is no fuss in the media when a black youth kills a black youth, in stark contrast with Saint Steven.


  22. 49
    Hopeful says:

    Will it be the Sun what does it for Garage?


  23. 50
    R Sole says:

    So why don’t we start Fracking in Surrey where the ponderously useless Lord Howell –father -in-Law to the ponderously gormless shit George Osborne lives..Eh!!

    Plainly the back-hander accepting old fool has never ever visited any parts between The Humber and Hadrian’s Wall.

    Any part that is desolate you old drip is because the Shrieking Harridan Thatcher milked it dry last century and put thousands on their uppers so that jobs went overseas and her banker friends loaded themselves to the gunnels with Gin & Whores.!!

    How dare he even stand up and say such a thing.??

    Surrey–especially Woking –is riddled with sons of the desert and questionable eastern Europeans. Why not start fracking there you silly old rancid rectal swab??

    Is it any wonder Tories have feck all seats north of Birmingham??

    Any one who votes for any of the 3 “Major Parties” is plainly puddled, and anyone who votes Tory is a closet racist still stained with the curse of Empire-Building—and we all know how that went??

    May a thousand flesh-eating molluscs infest the old bastards nethers.

    I want to hear his year-long screams as he dies slowly far beyond the reach of any pain-killers.

    For Verily, He and his kinfolk are the shytes of the last century who unbelievably are still alive today.

    Racists, blinkered, upper class chinless wonders eternally seeking to find ways to deprive their fellow man.

    I piss in their soup.


    • 65
      well says:

      Actually they’ve been testing in Surrey for some time.


    • 68
      It's All Fatcher's Fault says:

      Yeah!! It’s all Fatcher’s fault.

      Learn a new song you backward foolf.


    • 102
      Airey Belvoir says:

      Lefties have spent thirty years complaining that we stopped extracting fossil fuel in the North-East, and now they are complaining that we are starting again.


    • 143
      Village Idiot says:

      ….I reckon you are of non English descent,are you baroness Lawrence?


      • 151
        Way down upon de Swannee ribber says:

        The Baroness Lawrence!!!

        Well, fornicate with my ancient footwear.

        Have the Liebourites been out in the sunshine too long?


  24. 53
    Reality Check says:

    It’s not a very realistic picture is it. The bloody place is now covered in widmills, solar panels, mosques and “business parks” aka retail sheds.


    • 66
      Added realism says:

      And it should show van-loads of East Europeans steeling the lead from church roofs.


      • 92
        LBW says:

        The Eastern EUro’s even put the local pikeys to shame in the thieving stakes.

        They not only stole the lead off the roof at a local cricket club. They stripped out all the copper piping from the kitchen and showers and all the copper wiring too.

        Still, I hear their quote for the repair work, was quite reasonable.


        • 123
          Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

          No wonder the scousers are terrified of the gypos, there’ll be nothing left for them to nick. LOL


  25. 55
    Anonymous says:

    Pass the sickbag.

    I await the SOCA bomb to be dropped on this blog.

    Still timing is everything and there is still a bit to go until certain court cases begin.


  26. 70
    The Fifty Seventh Earl of Perineum says:

    Has anyone noticed that all the people under the picture entitled Our Readers have tits?

    I don’t want to read this publication so much as to meet its readers…


  27. 71
    Ed Milliband says:

    What a nasty vision.

    I want a Britain where Labour knows what is best for you and Ed Balls is in charge of spending your money.


  28. 86
    Ah! Monika says:

    I’ve got an idea. Let’s frack where there is an abundance of gas.
    Under Parliament.


  29. 89
    Gawd Help Us says:

    All pointless anyway, it all belongs to Barroso and Van Rompuy now to do what they like with all aided and abetted by our Lib/Lab/Con puppets.


  30. 106
    Maggot Malone says:

    Eh, no picture of the Liver buildings. Have they got something against Liverpool or what?


  31. 127
    jackie treehorn says:

    Lets not forget that the Sun helped Tony and the new Labour project that changed this country forever, and not for the good. It’s a bit late now rallying around the flag.


  32. 129
    tosh says:

    As if guy fawkes would get a job at the Sun.


  33. 145
    No News in the World says:

    Quote of the Day:
    “All things in moderation.” – Aristotle


  34. 152
    Not an unpaid slave or scapegoat for the leeching media. says:

    Broken Britain. Lost its sense of fair play.


  35. 153
    geordieboy says:

    Too many tits in the Sun run my too many TWATS


  36. 155
    Anonymous says:

    Interesting the sun thinks the Ulster Scots are on top


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