August 22nd, 2013

Senior Labour Figure Backs Miliband Shock

No coincidence that seemingly every Labour MP on twitter is plugging this piece by Brown strategist turned spin merchant down under John McTernan this morning. Even Ed Balls has surfaced, sort of. Why? Well someone is finally backing Ed:

“Ed Miliband has been getting a lot of unsought advice recently, not least from my colleague Brian Wilson in these pages yesterday. My advice to Ed? Take it all with a pinch of salt – you are going to win the next election. The mid-point of this parliament has passed and the electoral settings are fixed. Labour’s dominance is secure… Voters want to believe that Britain can be great again. Emotional patriotism and economic optimism have been thrown away by the current government. They are there for the taking. Ed Miliband has the numbers, and the field is clear.”

Anyone would have thought he wanted a job…


  1. 1
    Miner, unwaged since 1985 says:

    Labour is the only party that cares about the unwaged

  2. 2
    Calamity Clegg, Chief Cockroach says:

    I’ll nab anyone’s votes.

  3. 3
    Steve Miliband says:

    As Peter Hain automated twitter feed would say; ”V strong and assured performance by @Egg_Miliband”

  4. 4
    Banana Republic Britain says:

    Labour talking about patriotism? Traitorous scumbags don’t know the meaning of the word.

  5. 5
    Living in 97.223% white Merseyside says:

    Bring back the glory days! It will be like the Boom Years (1997-2007) all over again when that nice Mr Blair was in charge.

  6. 6
    BBC 24 Hr rolling bollocks says:

    Senior Labour figure backs Miliband shock therapy

  7. 7
    a politician says:

    unemployable since 1985?

    that’s an achievement

  8. 8
    a politician says:

    ..and now for something completely similar…..

  9. 9
    Ed Miliband says:

    If Britain was full of healthy wealthy people who would want to vote fucking Labour?
    That is why we ensure there is a constant supply of poor downtrodden people.Either from here or abroad.
    It matters not to us.

  10. 10
    Julia Gillard says:

    NO, don’t go there.

  11. 11

    Brown noses and trebles all round!

  12. 12
    Chuka ( you can call me Harrison ) Urmunneyaround says:


  13. 13
    Labour=Waste says:

    Labour might win the next election but with Ed Miliband as a weak leader the nation will suffer as Len McClusky gets his way and wastes money on an unprecedented scale.

  14. 14
    Another Loyal Ed Supporter #FutureLardMayor says:

  15. 15
    Paniagua v5 says:

    Going on the piss for 10 years without checking your bank statement just because you had an unlimited overdraft is NOT fiscally prudent.

  16. 16
    Andy Leatherbarrow says:

    Nice to see there’s someone in the Labour Party going public with support for Ed Miliband.

  17. 17
    Ed Miliband says:

    What’s the catch?

  18. 18
    A Poodle says:

    Yes, I had my tail docked too. It was very painful and left me with nothing to demonstrate my emotions with.

  19. 19
    Comical John and his Ozzy banter, the little battler says:

    Not only will the Labour Party win an unprecedented landslide victory at the next election under the inspiring leadership of Ed Milipede, I can also make this also true and accurate statement “There is no presence of American infidels in the city of Baghdad”

    Thank you for voting and bringing your tanks to the city of Baghdad… erm… oh shit!

  20. 20
    CCHQ says:


  21. 21
    Labour Press says:

  22. 22
    Chris Bryant MP says:

    Oh yes I do!

    When I talk about immigration I blame large and successful British employers. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

  23. 23
    What Became of the Likley Lads says:

    He’s f_cking irrelevant just like you nasally dysfunctional twat

  24. 24
    lefty elite, shitting all over England, to hell with the working class I want to feel 3nr1ch3d says:

    @chelseaboy1971 There shouldn't be any such thing as an 'illegal' immigrant. All should be legal.— Katy Brand (@KatyFBrand) August 1, 2013

  25. 25
    Blind_leading_the_blind says:

    The Tories lost the next election as soon as they abandoned Lords reform, and the LibDems scuppered boundary changes. Labour’s leader is an irrelevance.

  26. 26
    Lard Pressclott of Beams, Bellies, Banjos, Bulimia, two bog seats, two Jags & Shags. says:

    Been in a coma for the last few weeks, Ed ?

  27. 27
    Anonymous says:

    Labour is a symptom created from the other parties failures.

    Hate them all you like. They are the embodiment of all your reflected corruption.

  28. 28
    Anonymous says:

    More to the point is that if one leader fell might backbenchers in the other two outfits decide it to be an ideal opportunity for some late spring cleaning.

  29. 29
    Anonymous says:

    Allowing someone to go on the piss for all those years is not being a friend to those that suffered the abuse.

    The minority of savers.

  30. 30
    A Lazy Lefty says:

    Blame Fatcher.

  31. 31
    jimbooo says:

    But the elite are busily redefining patriotism as celebrating immigr4tion (everywhere else called e_t_h_n_i_c c_l_e_a_n_s_i_n_g_) and multi-culti nothingness, i.e unpatriotic things – pure 1984 style new-speak, and they are far more ruthless in demanding adherence to it than the old real patriots ever were – remember the hysterical reaction to any who pointed out what a crock of shit the olmypic opening ceremony was.

    Sooner or later they’ll re-write God Save the Queen to omit references to the Queen but to celebrate feminism and immigr4tion – that day every guardian reader will be demanding all children are forced to sing it.

  32. 32
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote UKIP

  33. 33
    Casual Observer says:

    A fair point to make. But by transferring responsibility from the parties to the people in this way, surely you are making the case that the leaders of those parties and their supporters have failed to uphold the values to which they allegedly subscribe ?

    In that case, ditching the LibLabCon for pastures new is the logical progression for this democracy.

  34. 34
    John Tandy says:

    No chance its going to be more of the same in my view…..

  35. 35
    Casual Observer says:

    And towards the end of August, when in the period of late vacationing and pre-September dis-interest, who is going to give this any serious consideration.

    Miliband as a political force is dead, and for sure will be a very quiet footnote in history after the expletives describing the late Blair / Brown era have been written.

  36. 36
    The public says:

    Shut up.

  37. 37
    Tachybaptus says:

    I liked him when he was in the Beach Boys. Less now.

  38. 38
    Casual Observer says:

    The NSDAP were the last lot to confuse patriotism with genocide.

    The elite have already stated that multi-culti has been a complete failure. That elite does include Cameron himself.

    In truth, the elite likely do not know what to do as a lot of their plans are unraveling so fast now that it is hard for them to keep up with their own propaganda, let alone maintain credible order.

    It is time for the good men to step forward though and start anew. Repairing the damage that Politically Correct thought and the other dysgenic distortions the recent left experience has left in its wake is going to be tricky and psychologically brutal for many.

    To use management speak, a return to a focus on core values is required. The largest failure of Cameron is that he subverted the Conservatives from doing this, and his miscalculations have only compounded the problems.

    The invisible hand needs to be healed.

  39. 39
    Too many Ed's says:

    The Tories lost the election because amongst other ‘butch’ policies thrust upon us, our Dave thought it was terribly important that Homosexuals get ‘married’.
    I’m afraid that won’t save his skin, just shot himself and the party in the foot!

  40. 40
    Egg Miliband says:

    Eurozone growth hits 26-month high, says PMI survey

    OK Balls now what…….Balls where the fuck are you ??

  41. 41
    Anonymous says:

    An example of the Left grooming future votes?

  42. 42
    Labour,! Labour! Labour! Out! Out! Out! for at least a further term of office after 2015 says:

    F√ck me, you two and going to look right tw4ts when the Tories win a majority govenment term in 2015, aren’t you.

    Still – Labour trolls…tsh. Whacha gonna do?

  43. 43
    Brian Wilson says:

    It’s been building up inside of me for, oh, I don’t know how long.
    I don’t know why, but I keep thinking, something’s bound to go wrong…

  44. 44
    not a bbc gayer says:

    It’s not that surprising that one person in Labour is backing Ed.

    There’s always one.

  45. 45
    having a katie price transformation says:

    E.Miliband has managed so far turn the media spotlight away from Labour responsibilities for the Economy crash, tax receipts drop, over enlarged tax funded government etc etc.

    Then there’s Katie Price, aka Jordan, glamour model extraordinaire to “no one questions my word” TV show star.

  46. 46
    Diane Abbopotamus says:

    hmm sounds wacist

  47. 47
    Holly says:

    ‘Emotional patriotism, and economic optimism have been thrown away by this government’.
    Shame this bod can’t remember the Olympic crowds/royal stuff from last year, and the recent polls showing economic optimism higher.
    Is this yet another case of the usual lefty, polar opposite trick, lies, or ignorance about the growing trend of the recovery?

    Ed Miliband should also take heed of the way he ‘won’ the contest to become Labour leader. It was without any hard work to convince people in Labour that he was the ‘right bod’, and a poor showing while in government, and the voters STILL do not think him Prime Ministerial.

  48. 48
    immigrant arrived 16 hours ago says:

    effendi i hav a job in yor nicely country now and it is being me hardly speak inglish
    wy yu no hav job for 28 yeers
    yu iz lazi barstard yes

  49. 49
    Labour thy name is treason says:

    To be fair, Labour did not say which country they were being patriotic about.

    North Korea, probably.

  50. 50
    Holly says:

    Thank you so much for that.
    Mr Holly is due to have his third(and probably final) course of Chemo and I absolutely adore this song.

    If you are reading this.. don’t worry baby, EVERYTHING will turn out alright.


  51. 51
    Anonymous says:

    It’s all over for the ConDems.

  52. 52
    Dogsbody says:

    Trouble is Guido that you and I know that he is right. The incompetence of David Cameron and the ‘Coalition’ in-fighting have secured it. God help us!

  53. 53
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    As I forecast exclusively here some weeks ago. McTernan is a prize twat so Miliband will no doubt hire him.

  54. 54
    William Roberts says:

    Homophobic, ducky. Brown noses? Whatever else could it be.

  55. 55
    Ray Cyst says:

    “God save our gracious immigrant”….doesn’t work, there are too many syllables in the last word. Need to replace it with a single syllable word, but I can’t think of one.

  56. 56
    Fvckwit says:

    You don’t understand politics much, do you?

  57. 57
    Just Saying says:

    Britain can be great again – under Labour????????????
    This man McTernan is in urgent need of mental care.

  58. 58
    Gordon Broon - Bigot Hunter says:

    I will give him a reference.

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