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:



  1. 1

    Bet his Mum loves him!

    • 4
      HA HA says:

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

    • 14
      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”.

      • 17
        A member of the public says:

        So do I. It will end in tears.

        • 21
          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.

          • 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.

        • 27
          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.

          • 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.

      • 25
        Daily Mong Reader says:

        It’s wrong to call Jim Murphy a Tosser.

      • 38
        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.

      • 39
        Grammar God says:

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

    • 32
      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.

  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

  4. 5
    Ben Hodges says:

    My brilliant contribution for the day is

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

  5. 6
    Gideon says:

    That comment parallels Farron’s comment of Teddy

  6. 8
    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.

    • 12
      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!

    • 40
      Jabba Le Chat says:

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

    • 43
      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.

  7. 9
    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

  8. 15
    A member of the public says:

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

  9. 16
    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.

  10. 20
    Rip Van Winkle says:


  11. 29
    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

  12. 30
    Liberal Wimbeldon common women says:

    Come on Tim!

  13. 37
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    With friends like this who needs enemies?

  14. 44
    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.

  15. 45
    geordieboy says:

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

  16. 47
    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.

  17. 48
    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.?

  18. 49
    Peter from Preston says:

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

    I feel sorry for the sheep

  19. 51
    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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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?

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