September 12th, 2013

Tim Farron’s Labour Love Unrequited

Tim Farron put his heart on the line yesterday and confessed his true feelings for Ed Miliband, but he’ll be breaking out the Ben and Jerry’s this morning. Jim Murphy has made it clear that, sadly for jilted Tim, Labour don’t feel the same way:



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    Bet his Mum loves him!

  2. 2
    Ed Moribund says:

    10 things I hate about you.

    You x 10

  3. 3
    Ben Hodges says:

    My brilliant contribution for the day is

    Labour are a bunch of highly polished turds

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    HA HA says:

    I see OH got “outed” by The DM. Ugly fucker, ain’t he?

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    Ben Hodges says:

    My brilliant contribution for the day is

    Labour are a bunch of highly polished t u r d s

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    Gideon says:

    That comment parallels Farron’s comment of Teddy

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    Gideon says:

    Well he isn’t a pretty-boy like Owen

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    Spine Tingler says:

    It’s ok. Tim Farron’s first love is Tim Farron.

    But imagine the leftist front arcing from union barons via Labour to the likes of Vince Cable and Evan Harris.

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    Lord Toby Young says:


    WIll you please give Toby Young a Life Peerage and tell him to shut up

    He merely repeats what we have written here long ago

    A boring plagiarist

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    Gideon says:

    You could get polished coprolites :-)

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    Johann Hari says:

    It would be good if Toby Young got a Life Peerage and tell him to shut up

    He merely repeats what people have written here long ago

    A boring plagiarist.

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    Andrew Rawnsley says:

    It would be good if Mr Young got a Life Peerage and was told be quiet.

    He merely repeats what many have written on here for some time.

    A plagiarising bore.

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    Gideon says:

    “Tim Farron’s first love is Tim Farron” surely that is the prerequisite for being a politico.
    That arcing business by the left must be stopped at all costs, quick, notify Murdoch who will get Guido to do the dirty, or else!

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    Vote UKIP get Hard Labour says:

    At last. Margaret Thatcher can be loved by the Unions.
    She said privatisation of the Royal Mail is “a step to far”.

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    A member of the public says:

    I have never heard of this chap. Is he important?

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    Andrew Rawnsley says:

    It would be good if Toby Young got a Life Peerage and tell him to shut up

    He merely repeats what people have written here long ago

    A boring plagiarist.

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    A member of the public says:

    So do I. It will end in tears.

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    Gideon says:


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    A member of the public says:

    Who is OH? Is he someone important?

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    Rip Van Winkle says:


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    Gideon says:

    Up to a £1 for a first class stamp I can see that coming off, it is on the delivery side very labour intensive.

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    The Telegraph, having a nervous breakdown says:

    Son of a Labour life peer. Thibnks he’s important

    Is in the middle of a moral crisis about whether to stand as a Tory for Parliament

    Discusses all this personal tosh in public, to roars of applause from Guido

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    Daily Mong Reader says:

    Yea, Innit?! You Wood of fougt he’d be like dashing, like. Good paper the The Dail Mail, Innit?!

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    anon says:

    He used to post cockwaffle on here under the pseudonym “keredybretsae.”

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    Daily Mong Reader says:

    It’s wrong to call Jim Murphy a Tosser.

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    Londoner says:

    So labour intensive I often get my first (and only) post at 4.45pm, which is fucking pathetic in the middle of London.

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    Anonymous says:

    It will end in another privatised monopoly. It will have no ability to control its excesses, and will head off at full speed to destruction. Real privatisation would involve competition. This is just cutting the control strings on a monopoly institution.

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    Picture Editor, Daily Femail says:

    For once, we will not be commissioning a bikini photo-shoot to run with this feature.

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    Piers Morgan from the Beverly Hills Hotel says:

    Celia and I think this man looks like a CHAV

    What has happened to British politicians since I gave up listening in to their conversations?

    Give him some cake, FFS

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    Liberal Wimbeldon common women says:

    Come on Tim!

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    The lying LabLibCon alliance says:


    Privatisation can only work when there is completion.

    Monopoly service providers, have zero incentive to provide a better service at any level and any government appointed watchdog Quango, even less to supervise it.

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    Tim's Mum says:

    Well, I love my Timmy to bits, but have to say that he is a sanctimonious little plotter. Not sure where he got it as there has been nothing like this in the family before.

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    Economist Reader says:

    I think I read something like that a couple of weeks ago in the Economist.

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    Reader says:

    Most of the people who post sensibly on here also post cockwaffle from time to time. That isn’t a reason to be expose them.

    (Unless they like that sort of thing)

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    Andrew Pierce says:

    It would be for the best if Toby Young was given a life peerage in return for a vow of silence.

    He merely repeats what many others have posted here over some time.

    His plagiarising is boorish.

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    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    With friends like this who needs enemies?

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    Yeah, right... says:

    She was wrong. Even the sainted Margaret wasn’t infalliable.

    In the age of email and online banking, why does the state need to employ people to drive miles through country lanes to deliver an unsolicited Boden catalogue?

    Make people pay the real cost and we’ll soon discover just how much affection there is for a daily postal service.

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    Grammar God says:

    but I bet had Margaret Thatcher written it she would have described it as a “step too far”.

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    Jabba Le Chat says:

    Fallon always looks like he has an open toed sandal for a mouth…

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    Spelling Police says:

    Or started a sentence with “but”.

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    Kelsey Grammer says:

    Is that a capital crime?

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    bergen says:

    Labour know he’s only interested in himself. They’d probably be happier dealing with Clegg on the grounds that he’ll accept the stick to deliver.

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    Drunk Lawyer says:

    Let’s be honest, the public don’t call him that because they don’t know – or for that matter care – who he is.

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    geordieboy says:

    Tim Farron is a 1st class gobshite, never off the local news twining about something.

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    Gideon says:

    In in his eyes mush

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    Ex Lib Dem says:

    How well does Farron know Nigel Evans?

    Just askin cos its rumoured up here in the North West that Farron is often seen in the Preston area – for you southerners that’s 50 miles from his constituency in the Lakes.

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    Jack Ketch says:

    Can the moderators please advise if they can trace the IP addresses of posters back to Westminster, constituency offices, Party HQs etc. to indicate how many posters here are actually MPs, Spads, deviants etc.?

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    Peter from Preston says:

    The Westmorland County Show was held today with Farron doing an “all day” surgery.

    I feel sorry for the sheep

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    broderick crawford says:

    what … a bit like cherie slotgob ? … are they related ?

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    Archie says:

    There are no depths to which Tim Farron would not stoop so long as he gets coverage in the Westmorland Gazette. Give him a brush and he will pretend to sweep the road. Give him a spade and he will pretend to clear snow off the pavement. Give him a miss. He is a self-publicising bag of wind.

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