October 2nd, 2013

WATCH: Mad Al v The Mail


  1. 1
    green ink says:

    campbell …. the labour party’s original frothing rotweiller at play … nothing changed

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    Corinth says:

    Bloody disgraceful – sack BBC’s Emily

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    Gordon Brown says:

    He’s mad and he’s bad.

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    Works both ways says:

    Thatcher was a deranged old hag who tried on 5 occasions to get a knighthood for nonce Jimmy Savile, despite repeated warnings from her advisers about his personal life, eventually succeeding in 1990. It’s not a smear when it’s the truth. And that was reported in the Mail, so it has to be true.


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    Steve Miliband says:

    Steafel had a very thin defence and was struggling until C*ntface opened his lying mouth – he seemed tired and emotional.

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    Alastair Campbell Murderer says:

    Campbell on Newsnight? Why do the BBC give him air-time? The man’s responsible for the deaths of half a million people.

    Seems to me if a man’s a Lefty he’s OK in the BBC’s books, no matter how much blood’s dripping from his hands.

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    Anonymous says:

    He did make some very valid points against the mail, but it’s akin to Tony Blair telling the US to wage fewer wars.

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    Have you seen this man? Please phone 999 and ask for Operation Yewtree says:

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    Capt Sensible says:

    campbell maybe mad yet the daily heil is a fascist rag – but it’s easier for tories to deflect from the real issues, isn’t it – they have the attention span of a gnat

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    Michael Jackson says:

    And he’s dangerous.

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    Miliband Family Motto says:

    Saecula oderunt Britanniam

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    Lets go goosestepping with the Daily Heil says:

    Wow. That poor Mail hack got murdered like he was Dr David Kelly.

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    Put up or shut up says:

    What valid points?

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    Anonymous says:

    Creepy, scary, hypocritical. I think he needs a drink!!!

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    Gnat says:

    What was that?

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

    If you are a patriot and want your country back:

    1. Stop paying the telly tax

    2. Stop buying the lying rags laughably calling themselves newspapers

    3. Vote UKIP at every opportunity

    Remember vote early, vote often, vote UKIP :-)

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    Steve Miliband says:

    Miliband always talks about his father in his speeches. He is therefore open to scrutiny.

    Another Conference spolier bandwagon

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    Alastair Campbell Murderer says:

    She tried, she failed. 30 years ago. But, more recently, Labour succeeded in giving a knighthood to Fred Goodwin.

    You know, Fred the Shred? The guy who trashed Royal Bank of Scotland?

    What did it cost us to sort out Fred’s mess? £180 billion or so, wasn’t it.

    And then Labour gave him a f*ck-off big pension and let him keep his ‘Sir’.

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    A Silly Question says:

    Do you know what fascism is? Silly question really when you obviously do not.

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    The Fail says:

    Campbell is a gruesome c-unt with blood on his hands. Doesn’t change the fact that the Mail is a rancid rag that was established by a Nazi sympathiser.

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    I d on't n eed no d octor says:

    Asking kids for donations to the labour party. Just how low will Ummuna go?

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    Matt says:

    Bit rich claiming that employees of the Mail have to stay in line, given that the obedience of Labour MPs and party members is the epitomy of conformity.

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    Nah! Just pissed. :-)

    He took four tries to get just one word out.

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    mine's a pint says:

    Campbell has lost it completely.
    He just made himself look totally ridiculous.

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

    As all Scots will tell you, never trust a Campbell.

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    Steve Miliband says:

    He’s always on 5 liars with his brother Nicky

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    I d on't n eed no d octor says:

    Who in reality would want Campbell to defend them? He’s not exactly a role model of virtue.

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    Works both ways says:

    “She tried, she failed.”

    Except she didn’t. He was knighted in 1990.
    “In the 1990 Queen’s Birthday Honours he was made a Knight Bachelor “for charitable services”. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had made four attempts to appoint him to a knighthood before succeeding in her final year in office”

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    i like a good read says:

    I’m just off to buy a copy of the Mail.

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    Clearly she let it run over according to Paxo’s later comment.

    Dodgy article V dodgy dossier. Nuff said

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    Steve Miliband says:

    The Leftie’s love him, even though they hate war

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    Labour are Splitting says:

    Looks like BBC gave Campbell lots of rope and he took it.

    Subtle game: BBC seem to want to help split Labour.

    Campbell cannot win a fight against DM and is fool to get involved. Has he been dropped by Blair or is NY no longer friendly ? David goes there, he starts showing up more here. This brings back many bad memories of the Labour years.

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    I d on't n eed no d octor says:

    Campbell, just like McBride is clinging on to the past. Both should accept that they are liars and yesterday’s news.

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    Labour's supporters are subhuman filth says:

    “they have the attention span of a gnat”

    It’s funny, then, that these thick Tories tend to have better jobs with higher status and higher salaries than Labour’s (smarter) supporters. Isn’t it strange that these thick Tories live in nice big houses whereas Labour’s (far more clever) supporters tend to live in (anti)social housing (if they’re lucky) and spend their shorter unhealthier lives doing things like, oh, cleaning toilets on zero-hours contracts on minimum wage.

    Because Labour’s supporters are so clever.

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    Big Bob says:

    Which side to back? Typical partisan BS from an obese blogger (the fact you’re obese isn’t relevant but … meh)

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    Why we cn not cut VAT on energy bills says:

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    Yeah, right.... says:

    Let’s hope no-one met their untimely death under suspicious circumstances last night.

    You cross the drink sodden, mendacious Campbell at your peril.

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    SJJ says:

    Wow Campbell takes left wing hypocrisy to new heights. Also was it just me or did it appear that Alistair was a little the worse for wear….

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    eh? says:

    Campbell claimed Miliband wants a free press.
    So why is he backing censorship under Leveson?

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    Too many Ed's says:

    ‘Girls, have you seen the size of my ‘watch’?’

    ‘Nah mate, but I’ve see the size of your kettle!’

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    Beppe Grillo (Spokesperson for David Cameron) says:

    I see David Cameron couldn’t bring himself to condemn the DM’s hatchet job on Ed..Said he hadn’t read it..and pigs can fly!!

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    Vodka in his water methinks.

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    Yeah, right.... says:

    Two more postal votes. Kerching.

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    Mehdi Hasan says:

    If the DM should be ashamed of supporting hitler in 30s & it should, the guardian should be ashamed of supporting Hamas TODAY!!

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    Paul Dacre says:

    I can’t stand Campbell, but it is pretty laughable to say the Mail man won that one.

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    Did you notice how scrawny she looked as her facial features tightened when making her interruptions to unanswered questions?

    Something tells me that her kāma is not very sūtra.

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    Yeah, right.... says:

    Too true. Can we not simply hang them all and let God sort them out?

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    Serox says:

    I can’t stand Campbell, but it is pretty laughable to say the Mail man won that one.

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    The Fail says:

    Dacre is a sexually repressed cock with serious mental health issues.

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    gi says:

    likewise but still awaiting moderation.. rare thing that.
    I assume as guido and harry are at conference the temps are in !

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    Sun Headline writer says:

    Watch: Campbell p!ssed on N’ewsnight !

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    Nemesis says:

    Campbell did really well against a baldy fat bastard who was a stooge for Paul Dacre. I used to think the Sun was the worse rag, only read by chavs and uneducated fools, but the Daily Mail is now well in front. Excellent interview for Campbell, I didn’t used to like him but he has gone to the top in my estimation against the Daily Mail – fit ony for uneducated middle-class bigots.

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    He ought to write story books.

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    AC1 says:

    Emily Maitlis is a fucking J*wish stunner. If I wasn’t a homo I’d schtup her!

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    LATEST:Press Complaints Commission has received 32 complaints about Daily Mail’s articles about Labour leader Ed Miliband’s father.

    On grounds that it didn’t go far enough?

    Labour keep tweeting that they are standing for common decency in politics, so why did Miliband walk straight into the bear trap by standing next to a wannabe councillor wearing that Dance on Thacher’s Grave T shirt?

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    Another gnat says:


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    Barnehurst Bob says:

    Agreed Steve, Steafel looked quiet uncomfortable during the opening questions from No Mates. He must have been delighted when Campbell started ranting and made him look like the reasoned and measured one. This begs the question; didn’t Labour have a single person with any credability prepared to go on the BBC and defend their leaders father?

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    Dave"The One Term Prime Minister" Cameron says:

    If I’ve said it once,I’ve said it over and over again.

    I do not want to win the 2015 General Election.

    I’m doing a great job so far,I think.

    UK investment expenditure hits 1950s low http://www.cityam.com/blog/1380705247/uk-investment-expenditure-hits-1950s-low

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Campbell lost in his opening sentence with the personal attack.

    The rest is just confirmation that he is under some sort of pressure, probably financial.

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    Nemesis says:

    Well said, I’ll second that.

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    Mothers Pride says:

    I see dave is preparing for his next job – correctly saying he doesn’t know the cost of a loaf of bread (he’s rich so doesn’t need to) – apparently as he bakes his own in a £100 bead oven – wanting desperately for his children to eat granary – you’ll see him soon at a farmers market stall near you selling his wares ….

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    Campbell is a sexually repressed crook with serious mental health issues.

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    Maria Miller says:

    Emily is a fragrant English rose. Okay, she’s a hag-faced khazar yenta.

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    Nemesis says:

    You mean Paul Dacre is…?

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    Irritable Sod says:

    Ha! Staring at advert for Regaine (r) on the right hand side of the screen. Not sure how that’s linked to your site Guido, but….

    As for the video. One sided battle.

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    Jam today says:

    and the daily heil is not a personal attack????????? must be a tory inbreed

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    Andy Burnham says:

    That’s nothing, I let thousands die in NHS Death Camps and I’m still free and an MP.

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    Nemesis says:

    The baldy fat Steafel lost out by a mile to the brilliant Campbell.

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    Owen Jones says:

    Labour demands an apology from the Daily Mail after the paper says using a photo of the grave of Guido Fawkes,the right wing political blogger, was an “error of judgement”.

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    Did you call?

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    stick this in your pipe says:

    Who successfully edits one of the biggest selling newspapers in the country.

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    Gidders says:

    Steafel that does not seen to be a very British type of name, British accent what are his origins

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    They are frit! All frit!

    Only pissed Campbell could be persuaded to go on to defend that faction of the party which he actually hates.

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    The Fail says:

    Miliband, cock that he is, is supposed to shoulder the responsibility for what his father wrote in a diary when he was 17. But the proprietors of the Fail say they shouldn’t care what their founder and relative wrote “80 years ago” in support of the Nazis. Hilarious.

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    well says:

    Does he have a proper job?

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    Gnat Watch says:

    told ya, attention span of a gnat

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    green ink says:

    if margaret thatcher had had any real sense that savile was a predatory freak she would have totally condemned him like any other right thinking person and putting him forward for honours obviously competely out of the question

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    One of his husbands says:

    High praise indeed from a shirtlifter. Could it be Mandy looking to bat for the other side?

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    Bilda Berger says:

    Yep, looks like the BBC are backing the Brownite wing, since they want Ed to increase the TV tax. What they don’t seem to understand is that by bigging up this Mail thing, they are making everyone aware that Miliband Snr was a dyed-in-the-wool Marxist. As for his undistinguished Navy service, he’d have been conscripted if he hadn’t joined up, just like millions of other blokes, many of whom (quite sensibly) would rather have been anywhere else but in uniform, putting their necks on the block at the behest of the bankers.

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    Yeah! Yeah!

    [NB The only recorded instance where a double positive equals a negative]

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    Gidders says:

    So speaks the voice of the GOPofEngland, such a nice turn of phrase.

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    TinPanIanDuncanDonuts says:

    hows the expense claims going? – what are we going to do about you?

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    Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

    Oh look tat’s back.

    Get well soon. Your medicine worked for a while and it can work again.

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    judge jeffries says:

    Campbell stayed true to form as a nasty hectoring bully who didn’t
    allow the Mail Dep.Ed the courtesy of finishing a sentence.
    He complained about personal attacks before launching a deeply
    personal attack on Dacre.

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    Where are Tony Blair's expenses says:

    Have just finished reading Making it Happen, Fred Goodwin and the Men who blew up the British Economy. It’s a good read if a bit turgid at time; my thoughts from the book are
    •Fred Goodwin, Gordon Brown and Ed Balls did not understand the first law of economics i.e. There is no such thing as a free lunch
    •Fred Goodwin, Gordon Brown and Ed Balls did not understand how hedge funds, derivatives and the sub primed mortgage market worked.
    •Mervyn King was incompetent
    •The Management of the FSA were incompetent
    •Gordon Brown and Ed Balls really did think they had found a solution to boom and bust and the solution to financial alchemy
    •Unfortunately the banks were and still are too big to fail
    •The board of RBS, most of whom were still working until recently, were equally as culpable as Goodwin
    •The institutional investors in RBS deserved all they got.
    •Thousands of spivs made tens of millions of pounds based on fictitious profits none of which they have had to pay back – this is a real crime that the politicians will not address because of their own culpability.
    •The nation as a whole took on incredible levels of personal debt for which they will not take any personal responsibility but continue to want to blame it on the bankers and politicians.
    Finally the banking crisis has still not gone away and public spending is still out of control.

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    Toxic Labour scum trashed my Country says:

    This Labour scumbag could be back in a couple of years if the total fuckwit Ed Multimillionaireband gains power.

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    PitPony says:

    It seems hard to believe now but back in 1990 Savile was generally believed to be a “good guy”
    It was just that the creeps at the Beeb refused come clean with what they knew

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    The Fail says:

    Mein Kamp was also a bestseller. The Fail should know, Lord Rothermere was an avid reader of it.

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    Campbell Claret Blood on his Hands says:

    Hilarious, I don’t like the Daily Mail but Campbell is lashing out. Labour are desperately embarrassed because Ed Miliband is being exposed as Leftist.

    Remember Campbell conspired to create an illegal war resulting in the death of innocent children and our troops died in the slaughter. Blood on his hands.

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    Bilda Berger says:

    Ethanol is a poison. We can just about process the small quantities found in over-ripe fruit, but long-term abuse destroys various bits of the body, including but not limited to the cerebral cortex. As exemplified by Campbell, A.

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    Did reply to yours last night before the mob came in. :-)

    Will they run out of money after the pantomime party conference season is over?

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    Anonymous says:

    WORKSBOTHWAYS.So you tried to stop it, i take it ? as you seem to be so *rsey about it now ? nobody (outside of the BBC) knew what he was doing, he did a tremendous amont famount for charity.It would have been odd if he hadnt been knighted.Every Tom, Dick and Harry gets one now.

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    must try harder says:

    I’m grateful to Miliband and Campbell for making such a fuss.
    Otherwise I’d never have known that Miliband’s dad was a Marxist who
    hated the monarchy and thought Britain was an imperialist bully.
    I’d also never have known that he fought with the Russians against his
    own Polish countrymen.

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    UKIP or bust says:

    Bit rich that scotish mong calling someone else a coward, I seem to remember that same lanky scotish streak of lying piss bottle out when ex Torie leader Michael Howard fronted him up on that same program a few years back.

    All the coward could do was swallow.

    Rank coward, as are all bullies.

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    Ed Introduced his father to the Public says:

    Err no. It is a look at the Marxist indoctrination that a possible future PM of Great Britain has undergone.

    That same possible future PM stood on a public platform and said he would carry out his father’s vision for the country. It is more than fair for the country to be informed as to what that vision is.

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    Dave"The One Term Prime Minister" Cameron says:

    Listen,I am doing my utmost to lose the 2015 General Election,and that’s a cast iron promise.

    Regulated train fare avg increases: 2011: +6%, 2012: +6.2%, 2013: +3.9%, 2014: +4.3%… vs earnings +2.6%, +1.3%, +1.2%, +2.4%

    More manifesto commitments to follow.

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    Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

    A consensus (97%) of people read a paper that isn’t the grauniad.

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    green ink says:

    he clearly still loves telling them!

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    Factcheck says:

    Oddly the Daily Mail was first published in 1896, Herr Hitler appeared on the scene somewhat later.

    “It was, from the outset, a newspaper for women, being the first to provide features especially for them and is the only British newspaper whose readership is more than 50 percent female, at 53 percent”

    I suppose most British women are Nazis in your opinion too?

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    UKIP or bust says:

    Oh and is that sham paine socalist No Mates on crack?

    She looked well skank.

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    Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

    Think you’ll find that the bigots are the grauniad readers that like ralphy and sons, hate British values.

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    Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

    QE makes investing more expensive. So no wonder.

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    Bilda Berger says:

    Turn off your webcam. The ads are targeted :-)

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    green ink says:

    I think you’ll find it was his grandfather that fought with the red army against the poles

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    Iky Mo says:

    I’m sure that his father fought for Britain during the War.

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    The thoughts of Political Activist Ralph (former Adolphe) Miliband says:

    A possible future PM stood up on a public platform and said he would carry out his father’s vision for the country. It is more than fair for the country to be informed as to what that vision is.

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    more importantly says:

    Does that also explain Campbell’s haggard appearance,
    deeply-lined face and receding hairline?

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    Ron Barras says:

    Two scummmers fighting on TV. They’re both pathetic.

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    Village Idiot says:

    .The “Mail” does not want to be Prime Minister, ed does!

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    Toxic Labour scum trashed my Country says:

    Labour supporters are either welfare benefit spongers or public service spongers. You won’t find many Labour supporters among working people.

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    Zammo says:

    Newsnight. Just Say No.

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    Anonymous says:

    he did look and sound a bit emotional. eyes a little red, perhaps he’d been crying.

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    UKIP or bust says:

    Does the Bbbc have any respect at all for the dead and maimed in the Iraqu war?

    They know full well that the long nosed scotish cnut campbell has blood on his hands, and will offend many of the bereaved families.

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    more importantly says:

    Paul Dacre has signed a new contract as Mail editor.
    A proper job at one of Britain’s biggest selling dailys.

    What exactly is it Campbell does again?

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    do several.. says:

    when you talk such crap you need modding

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    What... WHAT?? says:

    Emily’s a good, faithful, obedient beeboid, you can tell from her interruptions, inflection and body language.
    Al has never done anything nasty.

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    Grand Master. Boaz.

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    The BBC cause serious mental illness says:

    On daily politics special:

    Apparently the DM clashed with Campbell: The video clip they showed, and the full one, shows clearly it was Campbell attacking him.

    Ralph Miliband is apparently a h’olocaust survivor.

    But Ralph has got into UK before that started, and was fighting against the G’ermans whilst that was going on.

    If Ralph Miliband’s tattoo can be published then the story of his survival can be justified. Otherwise, Ed M is standing on the mass grave of European genocide. Shame on Ed.

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    A orrible family of Marxist traitors says:

    That was Gandpa Miliband, who joined up with the red army against the Polish people, who had mistakenly given the rotten clan, a safe haven.

    Grandpa Miliband’s treachery, was the main reason why they had to flee Poland and seek safety in Belgium.

    Home for the Miliband clan, is anywhere they can sow the seeds of Marxist poison, for their own gain.

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    Barnehurst Bob says:

    Try watching it with the sound switched on!

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    Works both ways says:

    I take it you missed the bit about her advisers warning her on each occasion about his personal life?

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    Ctesibius says:

    Irrelevant. I don’t recall the Mail saying in every editorial that they are inspired today by the views of their proprietor’s great grandfather. Yet Milliband in every speech says he is inspired by his father’s views.

    That’s the difference

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    Defacto says:

    He fought the N@zis and used the RN as the means to do that. Which is not the same as fighting for Britain. Unless you believe my enemy’s enemy is my friend.

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    All right says:

    Former Labour party leader Neil Kinnock suffered the embarrassment of being forced to leave his seat at Fulham’s match against Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

    Lord Kinnock, who was sat with two of his grandchildren among the Fulham fans in the Ernie Clay stand, was made to relocate by security staff.

    The reason? He reportedly infuriated many of the home fans with his vociferous celebrations after Cardiff’s opening goal.

    Kinnock, a lifelong Cardiff fan, was understood to have ‘spoiled’ the enjoyment of the match for some Fulham supporters before he was moved away from the stand by security staff.

    A Fulham spokeswoman said: “Mr Kinnock was located in the home stand on Saturday and caused some angry responses when he and his family celebrated the Cardiff City goal.

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    Anonymous says:

    What does that make the Grauniad then ?

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    Anonymous says:

    Where can I complain to the BBC? About liar being on my TV

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    No EU, no VAT says:

    VAT is an EU tax, read a book on EU law sometime soon.

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    Village Idiot says:

    …..Makes ed’s “backstabbing” a little bit easier to understand!

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    The Fail says:

    Except no one said the Mail was set up to be a Nazi supporting paper. If you’re going to use a straw man, make it halfway sensible.

    Hurrah for the Black Shirts?

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Campbell has written 3.

    They are not as well written or as good as that by Mc’Br!de.

    Mc’Br!de is also more adept at winning back trust.

    Odd that CAFOD have stated they do not wish to receive proceeds of his book sales.

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    This WOMAN should have the Tory Whip Withdrawn says:

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    Edna in Clapham says:

    When Campbell is spouting his venom about the DM and Dacre, he sounds as though he is describing himself. I wonder if he is aware of this.

    What a nasty piece of work this master spinner is.

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    In a Nutshell says:

    Stupid woman

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    Fishy says:

    You forgot to mention that labour introduced the Rail Fares Escalator

    Do you work for the BBC?

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    Anonymous says:

    True, and the Labour shadow front bench do their best to keep their supporters in the dirt,Labour are a vile party, the fact that they have people like Milliband, Balls, Yvette,Hattie,Burnham Mc Bride and Campbell amongst them turns my stomach.

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    Ghosts of Kelly and Cooke says:

    Alastair always spoke well of us!

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    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    Thanks Grand Master. Thanks for getting the police involved. The Chief Executive, a fellow brother, has been able, as a result to postpone the full council hearing on the Pascoe report until 15 Nov, by which time I will have developed a bad heart for further postponement, until the police deliver their not guilty version of the situation. The councillors down here are all too thick to understand what we are doing. Jahbulon.

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    The Fail says:

    Lord Rothermere has the unique distinction of getting a fan letter from some guy called Hitler. Anyone heard of this Hitler chap?

    “Hurrah for the Black Shirts

    This headline appeared on the front page of the 8 July 1934 edition, and accompanied a piece on Sir Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists that read, in part: “If the Blackshirts movement had any need of justification, the Red Hooligans who savagely and systematically tried to wreck Sir Oswald Mosley’s huge and magnificently successful meeting at Olympia last night would have supplied it.”

    On 15 January 1934, the BUF was described as “a well organised party of the right ready to take over responsibility for national affairs with the same directness of purpose and energy of method as Hitler and Mussolini have displayed”.

    On 10 July 1933, Rothermere continued: “I urge all British young men and women to study closely the progress of the Nazi regime in Germany. They must not be misled by the misrepresentations of its opponents. The most spiteful distracters of the Nazis are to be found in precisely the same sections of the British public and press as are most vehement in their praises of the Soviet regime in Russia. They have started a clamorous campaign of denunciation against what they call “Nazi atrocities” which, as anyone who visits Germany quickly discovers for himself, consists merely of a few isolated acts of violence such as are inevitable among a nation half as big again as ours, but which have been generalized, multiplied and exaggerated to give the impression that Nazi rule is a bloodthirsty tyranny.”

    On 7 December 1933, Hitler himself wrote to Rothermere: “I should like to express the appreciation of countless Germans, who regard me as their spokesman, for the wise and beneficial public support which you have given to a policy that we all hope will contribute to the enduring pacification of Europe. Just as we are fanatically determined to defend ourselves against attack, so do we reject the idea of taking the initiative in bringing about a war. I am convinced that no one who fought in the front trenches during the world war, no matter in what European country, desires another conflict.”

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    Factcheck says:

    Hatchet job?

    I felt they went lightly on the rotten family. There’s plenty more out there regarding the Miliband clan and their ‘colourful history’ of treason, treachery and lies.

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    green ink says:

    ….and what its based on and why anyone should think those outdated views espoused by his father to be tenable in a country that needs to thrive in a 21st century real world.

    he’ll struggle and deservedly so.

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    rocknrolla says:

    At one point she almost breaks into that clueless rich-twat Guardian reader style laughter she is so openly hostile to the Daily Mail and basically doing Campbell’s job for him. I loved her bringing up a DailyMail article from the 1930s – the twats on the Guardian always like that – and conveniently forget the Guardian article opposing the NHS because it would let genetically inferior people live and breed. Maitliss is one of the least impartial interviewers on the BBC and that’s saying something. When she leaves it will be to work for the Guardian or Labour Party.

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    The Fail says:

    Quite right. Very stupid. Much better to support Nazis.

    On 7 December 1933, Hitler himself wrote to Rothermere: “I should like to express the appreciation of countless Germans, who regard me as their spokesman, for the wise and beneficial public support which you have given to a policy that we all hope will contribute to the enduring pacification of Europe. Just as we are fanatically determined to defend ourselves against attack, so do we reject the idea of taking the initiative in bringing about a war. I am convinced that no one who fought in the front trenches during the world war, no matter in what European country, desires another conflict.”

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    Edna in Clapham says:

    Well Campbell certainly didn’t. He came across as being really nasty and venomous – all the things he was calling the DM and Dacre described his own behaviour. The DM guy remained cool, calm and collected throughout the barage of abuse from Campbell.

    They don’t like it up ‘em these lefties do they. I think they must have forgotten all the abuse the Thatcher family got at the time of her death….the left’s response was appalling. They even wore T shirts dancing on her grave.

    So people like the poisonous Campbell just reveal once again what duplicitous, uncouth liars these hardened lefties are.

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    Ernst Roehm says:

    I put the kamp in kampf.

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    Edna in Clapham says:

    Well Campbell certainly didn’t. He came across as being really nasty and venomous – all the things he was calling the DM and Dacre described his own behaviour. The DM guy remained cool, calm and collected throughout the barage of abuse from Campbell.

    They don’t like it up ‘em these lefties do they. I think they must have forgotten all the abuse the Thatcher family got at the time of her death….the left’s response was appalling. They even wore T shirts dancing on her grave.

    So people like the poisonous Campbell just reveal once again what duplicitous, uncouth liars these hardened lefties are.

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    Mrs Dale's bumboy says:

    So true.

    Let’s get behind Dave – that exemplar of true British values and red raw arseholes.

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    The EU and VAT on Fuel and Britain's dispensation says:

    You have missed his point. Britain until 93 was unique in the EEC for having domestic energy rated at 0% vat. When Lamont raised it to 8% the EEC dispensation for Britain was removed and there was no going back below 5%.

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    Mrs Dale's bumboy says:

    Hasn’t Dave been calling himself Prime Minister for three and a half years?

    Obviously tedious stuff like cost of living has to take a back seat to marriage for arsebandits.

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    Anonymous says:

    well said. Ill second that.

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Pro EU Hesseltine stated on Daily Politics: UKIP is a rac!st party.

    And then continued to make the case: Did not state that Farage is rac!st, but attacked the party, its ideology and those who support it.

    He is wrong.

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    genghiz the kahn says:


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    Answer that Margot says:

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    Margot James is a Traitor says:

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    Anonymous says:

    I agree, i have never read such unpleasant comments as those in the Grauniad.Youhave to wonder what stones the writers live under !

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    Margot James Ex Tory says:

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    Stu says:

    No its a statement of facts about Milliband’s father you idiot.

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    The Fail says:

    I must admit it’s rather amusing to see the cognitive dissonance on display here, with many trying to excuse or ignore the Mail’s past support for Hitler and what Lord Rothermere called ““Nazi atrocities” which, as anyone who visits Germany quickly discovers for himself, consists merely of a few isolated acts of violence”, in a blog that is consistently pro-Is*ael.

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    Charlie Drake says:

    David Cameron is now saying that profit is not a dirty word.

    That is true but when it is used by him it is a very very dodgy word.

    Remember he told us he had sold some of our shares in Lloyds at a profit.

    We had no dividend interest for five years and paid debt interest throughout the period.

    Factoring this in we have all taken a financial hit on what he has done.

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    SJJ says:

    Clearly the Mail would not serialise Mad Al’s diaries

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    The Fail says:

    Yes, I too would yawn about support for a regime that murdered over 20 million people, including 6 million J*ws. And as this blog is a fervent supporter of Is*ael, you might want to reconsider your response.

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    Anonymous says:

    MRS DALE.Why do you make disgusting comments ? is your depot injection due?

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    rocknrolla says:

    True – why can’t his opponents point this out. I wonder if the BBC has said they will be banned if they do. Campbell was the key figure along with blair who on the basis of lies started a pointless war where hundreds of thousands, perhaps a million innocents were killed. If I was up against him on TV I would never tire of pointing this out, talking to him is like talking to a better-presented Pol Pot.

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    Mehdi Hasan says:

    David Cameron’s speech fears weigh on FTSE

    THE FTSE 100 fell 0.8 per cent in early trading, with the index continuing to feel the effects of the leaked,vote losing sections of David Cameron’s speech.

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    Anonymous says:

    For fecks sake ! i dont know how much a loaf is as i dont eat bread, why do radio presenters ask such inane queastions ?

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    Anonymous says:

    I assume that the bootheel-clickers that frequent this site and kiss Dacre’s pimply backside while becoming sexually aroused over photos of Farage with his inevitable pint will similarly denigrate all radical dissent and disparage the likes of Orwell in the name of aesthetic mediocrity and neo-Nazi conformity to their antiquated ideologies [God, Queen, and country is hardly modern in conception]. It might be worth noting that there have been considerable changes in attitudes amongst the military and the elite since Miliband’s juvenile father wrote in his diary, and if they wish to cleanse the system of all academic Marxists they will be closing down the universities at the same time and hence reducing everyone to their own mediocrity and incapacity to conduct any analysis, for even if they are far to dumb to comprehend it, serious social critique is impossible without using the tools Marx provided. Even Tory Central Office realises this. Perhaps Tory Central Office fails to realise, in the same way that posters here fail to realise, despite its claims the Soviets were never Marxist in any true sense of the term; totalitarians are totalitarians whether of left or right, only the uniforms differ.

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    Anonymous says:

    How many relatives of the founder of the DM still work as managing Director ? you imply its still appening.

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Dave is emulating Farage in his speech today.

    Sounding good, but the broken cast iron promises will work against.

    Perhaps Barrosso was ahead of the game in his prediction the other week.

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    Ma­qb­oul says:

    I bet his grandad wasn’t on the Jarrow March.

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    grrr says:

    Those Marxist don’t like it up em.

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    Anonymous says:

    No thats Nigel, doing his famous “three sheets to the wind ” face !

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

    Just like Bliar, if his hairline recedes any further he’ll end up combing his arse :-)

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    green ink says:

    no I didn’t miss it and the briefings were obviously not forceful enough.

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    Matilda says:

    Quoi de neuf, Pussycat?

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

    As opposed to the oh so patriotic Tory Ted Heath who signed away our sovereignty to Brussels.

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    Anonymous says:

    That is a new low fron Ed Milliband.

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    RomaBob...picking a pocket or two ! says:

    Lord Campbell the Innocent of the Dodgy Dossier !

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    RomaBob...picking a pocket or two ! says:

    Exactly… pot, kettle and blick spring to mind.

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    Where are Tony Blair's expenses says:

    You admit to having no coherent view at 17 but the idiot Milliband wants to give 16 year olds the vote. !

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

    Telly Tax. Just Say NO! :-)

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    Joe Public. says:

    Can’t understand how she has her job. Must take hours for the makeup to settle. Her intellectual capacity and chairmanship are also terrible.
    As for Cambell, simply allowing him oxygen is a crime against humanity.

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    Factcheck says:

    Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865–1922)

    The article to which you refer, was printed twelve years after the guy who founded the Mail had died. How did that make him a Nazi sympathiser?

    Oh wait, it doesn’t.

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    RomaBob...picking a pocket or two ! says:

    As Kinnock would say, “It’s alright, yeah, it’s alright!”

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    Right Full Rudder says:

    Alastair Campbell is at best a mentally ill alcoholic. At worst he’s a devious professional liar and bully who has the blood of hundreds of British soldiers and countless Iraqi civilians on his hands. He should be in jail.

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    Matilda says:

    So what will the EU do if Ozzie just does it? Invade? Fine us? Easy to tell them to take a powder…. but all our politicians seem to be mere powder puffs!

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    C.O.Jones says:

    What is wrong with supporting the only democratic country in the middle east?

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    Factcheck says:

    The fact remains, no EU, no VAT.

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    Right Full Rudder says:

    Why do Labour even let this prick go on television on their behalf? They destroy the careers of lesser Blairites to put New Labour behind them, then let the real scum like Mandelson, a gangster, and Campbell, a mass murderer, carry on speaking for them. I think that more than Miliband’s dad demonstrates the evil at the heart of their party.

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    Joe Public. says:

    Says it all really.

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    Matilda says:

    … all in good time….

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    Ch Exec says:

    Jachin Handy.

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    Matilda says:

    … and the other 103% never waste their money on any ‘news’paper.

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    Joe Public. says:

    Clipboard? To take their addresses and mobile phone / Facebook contacts?

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    Anonymous says:

    ANONYMOUS RE BOOT CLICKERS.people arent going to read rants of 14 lines long, as they are usually from nutters.

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    Campbell had to leave Bliar’s side because he became the story

    The BBC decried McBride’s bully methods, but are quite happy to have Campbell in on a daily basis to bully and harangue political opponents in exactly the same fashion.

    Like Katie Price and Gillian McKeith, no one should take any notice of Alastair Campbell

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    Wow says:


    Excellet comment.

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    Factcheck says:

    As Opposed?

    Heath was class A vermin and it is rumoured, an agent for the German secret service most of his adult life, which would explain a lot.

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    Captain Insensible says:

    I thought I was unreasonable.

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    Matilda says:

    … and install Adblock – it is free!

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    Keep Calm, Vote UKIP says:

    Cameron on his desires to help business:

    i) Keeping energy costs high (green agenda) is a big drag on manufacturing.
    ii) The costs of doing business in the UK is artificially distorted by EU regulation
    iii) Comparing a business setting up between B’erlin and M’anchester: Companies can set up their tax affairs in any member state and pay taxes there. Most would desire low tax such as !reland or Luxemburg for head office.

    The only discriminant for business are local taxes, but more importantly: Available skilled workers and cost of labour.

    This last point is important as the Conservatives by not backing Grammar schools are perpetuating the disadvantages which the UK education system place upon the UK people compared to the systems which exist in other countries.

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    The AA - Not the motoring type says:

    We are offering assistance to Mr Cambell. It is best he rests and stays away from stress and the bottle.

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    Matilda says:

    Don’t bother , just tear up your licence and don’t ever renew it again

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    Lenin and Stalin. says:

    We supported and allowed Miliband to leave Russia and to convert England to our cause.

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    Anonymous says:

    The unstable drunken lout that is Campbell should be on trial for his role in the Iraq war. Why do the BBC persist in giving him air time.

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    I see the Evil face of Socialist Labour. says:

    The furore by Milliband aided and abetted by mentally challenged Campbell, Presclott etc., is straight out of the Gordon McMental book of “How to behave when pretending to head a crap political party.”

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    Speed dial says:

    ……and Radio Ulster

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    Mehdi Hasan says:

    Hey, it’s the last time we have to suffer a Cameron conference speech, if his own don’t get him, the electorate will.

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    Joe Pubic says:

    But he could sail a boat and conduct music – should Milibandwagon do similar.

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    Wanker Planker says:

    I saw him walking down Piccadilly about a year ago and I just shouted out “wanker” – a kind of instinctive Tourette’s I guess. The best bit was that he looked over and shrugged – It must happen to him all the time.

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    BBC - Bring Back Communism says:

    Hey! We call the murdering terrorist in Kenya, Iraq, Somalia, Nigeria, and elsewhere MILITANTS now.
    It is the new order

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    Owen Jones says:

    “Never forget one thing: It is Conservatives that wrecks our economy, and Labour that clear it up!” Spot on Dave!

    Now just go and lose the 2015 General Election please !

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    Joe Public says:

    Takes one to know one.

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    Matilda says:

    Do we still have any teachers capable of teaching a proper 5 or 6 year grammar school curriculum?

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    Anonymous says:

    You must admit ukip do come over as racist with their ranting about “immigrants”etc it would be very easy to come away with that view.Im also uncomfortable about some of the people Nigel surrounds himself with who all seem to look as though they have graduated from a B** situation.

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    Lord Stansted says:


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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Cameron just said Gove is a cross between Mr Chips and the Duracell Bunny.

    Too much LSD in the conference water ?

    Funny line.

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    The Fail says:

    I never said there’s anything wrong. I support Is*ael too. My point was that this chap was yawning about someone who supported a regime that murdered 6 million J*ws.

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    P l e b says:

    No conference bounce for the newly nasty party.
    YouGov daily tracker – Labour 10 point lead.

    Tories only on 31%, Lib Dem enablers only 8%.

    Obviously the voters agree with Ed. Britain can do better.

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    Chubby Dave's cat says:

    if you were a spy a really good occupation would be a radio operator, just saying like.

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    BBC Overpaid Presenters Union says:

    We are constantly seeking soundbites to raise our ratings from the depths they are in.

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    Just Saying says:

    They should have used the grave of Karl Marx to remind people it is in London. Opportunity missed?

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    It tells you a great deal about Blair that with 45 million British adults to choose from he picked a one-time psychiatric in-patient whose behaviour was, according to Peter Oborne’s biography of Campbell, dangerously reckless and unbalnced.

    Oborne does not say what Campbell’s diagnosis was but his description of Campbell’s strongly suggests manic depression.


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    P l e b says:

    If Cameron had an ounce of decency and courage, instead of just the mealy mouthed words he has used so far claiming he had not read the offending article he would use his conference speech today to roundly and unequivocally condemn the Daily Mail. This transcends party politics, it’s about common decency and fairness. A dead man, however much you may disagree with his political philosophy who serves this country, his country during war while the then owner of the Mail was sucking up to Herr Hitler, does not deserve this. The Mail’s editor should ponder this – where would his precious press freedom be now had Hitler and the Nazis won the war.
    Ed Miliband has, once again, shown his decency, strength and courage. I think the paper has shot itself in the foot

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    Kinnochio says:

    Yes, I’ve got my Party back !!

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    Alistair "Tourettes" Campbell says:

    You f”$%ing Tory baby eating scum, Millie Tant is a Hero of the People, a Commissar par excellent, you shit sucking toffs, #%^! and in my considered opinion the fuck*ng Daily Mail Nazis can go and poop themselves, Malcolm Tucker my left fuck*ng foot!

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    Lord Stansted says:

    Not crying – just drink.

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    Just Saying says:

    Well we certainly now know who the loud mouthed ranting cowardly bully really is don’t we?
    IF there was any doubt it is now totally dispelled.
    Why do the left believe that if they totally outshout people they win the argument?
    Must be a couple of million missing positive genes missing somewhere.

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    FairBobby says:

    This was a disgracefully conducted interview by Emily Maitlis who demonstrated all the things you shouldn’t do if you want to conduct an impartial and informative interview. Campbell, who was never interrupted, was allowed free rein to bully and abuse and he demonstrated why he is universally held in contempt.
    I’ve complained to the BBC but they also are so biased I expect nothing but weasel words from them.

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    No, do not agree with that.

    Immigration was a big problem under Labour, and the Coalition have done nothing to address the real problem which is the open borders with EU.

    It is strange that they have added the deposit system for skilled workers and students coming in from outside EU, but have not achieved anything with the low skilled criminals coming across from Europe.

    There is nothing rac!st about this. Your position is just apologizing for continued failure of policy.

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    Fiona Millar says:

    Too true – thank the universe for turkey basters!

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    Millie Tant says:

    Stop being a bunch of meanies!

    After forcing up the prices of energy as Environment Minister, I can punish everyone even more by price controls, investment collapse, greater dependency on Russia and lots of blackouts! Way to go!

    And if you pick on my family, just remember that I treated my brother like shit!

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    400,000 UK Households says:


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    I know and will risk saying that I have not read them. But I have heard excerpts and those were rank enough to persuade me that my reading material will be better drawn from other authors.

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    Ma­qb­oul says:

    So it was Maggie’s fault she was not properly briefed?

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Cameron states: Land of Hope is Tory.

    NB: Hope is an emotional state of expectation of things to come in the future.

    He has just stated that the Tory’s are about promise of good things to come in the future, not realized delivery now.

    Against the background of broken cast iron promises, placing faith in such ‘hope’ would be foolish.

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    Anonymous says:

    I agree, there is something evil at the heart of labour, all of their representatives do it to a greater or lesser extent.Apologists, MP`s,Union types etc. The sniping at anything that isnt third rate, base, common,or crass.Hilariously they then go back to their high achieving wives and kids and their £2,000,000 houses !

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    Increase the Seroxat!

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    M103 says:

    Newly? The mask has been well and truly removed to show the true beast below.

    Greenest, most family friendly government. Hug hoodies and huskies. The NHS is safe in our hands. Hmm.

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    Keep Calm, Vote UKIP says:

    Yes, they are out there.

    Doubting this is self defeating: A legacy of politically correct dogma from Labour.

    Vote UKIP.

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    Popeye says:

    Talk about the pot calling the kettle.
    Campbell is nothing more than a bullying thug, if he can’t get his way, shout down the speaker, nothing changes.

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    Ma­qb­oul says:

    What was it, a hair style competition?

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    Ric Holden,CCHQ says:

    Summary of David Cameron’s speech: “We’ve got 18 months left; let’s finish what we’ve started and burn this place to the ground.”

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    Jimmy says:

    So did we ever find out where Dacre was?

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    green ink says:

    norman smith for the bbc completely misses the entire message in cameron’s conference closer … leftie negative bias just pathetic

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    Stable Historian says:

    I think you have your history twisted.
    Stalin murdered 20 million and counting, not Hitler.
    20 million for WW2 total, though 6 million J*ws correct so can only give you 4 out of 10.

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    No. Your dirge was what genghiz the kahn was yawning about and I don’t blame him either.

    George VI dispatched a message of congratulation to Hitler but no one holds that against Her Majesty.

    Grow up! You are behaving like a schoolboy!

    And another thing! Just because you know some HTML code, there is no need to put so much in bold. Your lack of discernment marks you out as being oafish.

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    Chubby Dave's cat says:

    I’ve not really purrruzed it very much but I have seen a publication, like an encyclopedia but with all of the formulas for casting bronze and techniques for gold smithing and calculations for constructing arches and the like.
    I think it was a publication available only to members of the guild of masons.
    It is an organization something like the working class union movement whose purpose is to protect its members livelyhoods. It is an activity that has gone down for generations> The idle priest having gained the knowledge of the movement of stars was able to extract a living from the farmers by calculating what day it was.
    This “special knowledge” which the fuckwit religious teachers of all perversions have been selling to the gullible has fortunately been seen for the nonsense that it is. expect anger and furious thrashing from the fuckwits when they realize they have been found out by all.

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    Anonymous says:

    Oh Chuckie what are you up to now?

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    Private Eyefull says:

    Is Emily Maitlis employed by Alistair Campbell. She certainly seems to be working on his behalf. I think we should be told….

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    Anonymous says:

    Tone’s boy reverts to kind.Perhaps he’s missing something.

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    Lexander says:

    Remember, just remember when it comes to the Election! Do you want an old spinner trying to get back on the back of a leftie? Let’s have another look at all that wasting of public money on future Thatcher memorials! Also, there must be hundreds more kiddy- sex-crazed libs/theatricals out there for us to get hunting and tutting.

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    Jusssayin says:

    What always strikes me when the rich people talk about ‘hard work’, whose hard work? Maybe it is theirs but more often it is their workers’ hard work, long hours, skills, experience and abilities, often in poor conditions. But they do not get the rich rewards.

    If a capitalist genuinely thanked me for my hard work, then I might take them a little seriously but until then……

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    Common Sense - a declining skill says:

    Not much in the short term any UK government can do about EU immigration.
    They can, and are, doing something about non EU immigration.
    If we left the EU we could do something but there will be unintended consequences that would have to be covered, such as immigration treaties with individual countries. We do have a few million people working in Europe that you may not be aware of.
    Please desist from simplistic non-solutions.

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    Just Saying says:

    They think it is edutainment rather than the loony left propoganda it really is.

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    Just Saying says:

    Most voters won’t know who Mr Chips was.

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    nellnewman says:

    Ah motormouth campbell , he of the dodgy dossier and alongside bliar responsibility for the death of a good man, not to mention the thousands more of our own and the I r a q i s who died needlessly.

    What was he saying about morals again?!

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    ABC - Jobs that are Out of This World says:

    I have a senior position for you in your utopian paradise away from Earth.

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    Vote UKIP - don't get owned says:

    I don’t recall any Labour MPs condemning their colleagues, let alone rags like the Mirror, for some of the crass, disgusting comments against Margaret Thatcher on her death. But then Labour always were and always will be a bunch of rank hypocrites.

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    Paul Dacre - Editor and VIP says:

    Working my bloody arse off and printing a very successful newspaper.
    Can’t be bothered with that wrapbag Cambell. He hates me and I despise him.
    End of story.

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    Casual Observer 3 says:

    No one is speaking about deporting European migrants who have already arrived. Your implication that European countries would start to discriminate ex-pat workers is without basis, however, if that is part of your justification for addressing the problem then that should be brought into the debate.

    Does the UK really wish to be held to ransom in this way ? Should it ?

    Any UK worker who decides to work abroad does so at their own risk, and decisions on immigration in the UK should not be held to ransom on that basis.

    If those workers do find themselves discriminated, then if they return this could be a benefit to the UK economy as they are likely highly skilled.

    Exiting the EU appears to be the only solution for repairing the immigration problem. After that the next problem is dealing with those who have already arrived and have not been properly integrated.

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    Mail. A grave error of judgement?

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    His contract has been renewed. He was probably celebrating.

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

    Chips ? Pass them over.

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    Hans Blick - weapons expert says:

    What have I done to deserve this?

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    Chubby Dave's cat says:

    It is so good to see that my mind picture of the English still holds true. There is a deep mental trigger of some sort to want to gather in a pseudo upper middle class tribe as if this gives a security to ones life. It may well do and protect you and yours from the harsh reality for others and ” so what ?”
    In a thousand years will your name be remembered ? perhaps an ancestor of an ancestor invented a diving bell or a propeller or nuclear fission what we want to know is ” what did you do ?”
    Come on bright guy, or are you only interested in your own bank balance and possessions ? If you understood, felt love for the English would you still have the class ridden attitude transformed to social style.
    I think it is so funny to see English people try to be fashionable it is like putting a donkey in racing silks it is not going to win anything


    love and kisses

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    green ink says:

    you know exactly what point I was making

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    Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

    It isn’t as amusing as watching you trying to defend a supporter of the ideology of Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot.

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    Little Boy Blue says:

    I hope you’re wrong for all are sakes.

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    Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

    Try telling that to the BBC !!

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    PC Dixon says:

    Alistair Campbell – is a blithering idiot – he certainly lost it last night in a spectacular way – silly Newsnight interviewer was no better , she should calm down dear – Campbell biggest liar ever – involved and responsible for thousands of deaths in Iraq – don’t think his brain is attached to his mouth – he should go back to writing porn – so nice to see Newsnight going further and further LEFT !

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    PC Dixon says:

    Got it in one !

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    An asprin says:

    Ah, Alistair. Just who did order the killing of Dr Ke lly?

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    Chubby Dave's cat says:

    Taoiseach, taoiseach,
    when our Nigel brings about the challenging process of ensuring a free and fair questionnaire of us English if we want to be anything to do with the European stitch up, will you do the sensible thing and hold your own referendum on this issue at the same time ?
    love you lots xx

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    What Miliband omits says:

    Miliband snr politics was to rip up Tories, LIb, SDP,Blair, working class views, perhaps even Kinnock political policies. His political associates appear to quickly only to engage to shout down anyone who says anything they haven’t decided they agree with. What common course did he have with his political opposition. Campbell hates. The accusation maybe is not hate ITS CLASS. Miliband snr appears never to have found common ground with the various section of society except with his “hard left” mates. He ingratiated himself with only one group and never moved on.

    Miliband snr was a left wing snob.

  277. 277
    PC Dixon says:

    Maitlis is useless – always has been – absolute waste of left wing space

  278. 278
    Officer Dibble says:

    Didn’t Campbell storm on to Channel 4 news in 2003 and get all shouty about Andrew Gilligan’s exposé into his role in the “sexed up” Iraq war document, and demanding an apology?

    Remind me how that panned out…

  279. 279
    Memory Serves says:

    He is a timely reminder of how shit things were under the reign of terror 1997-2010

  280. 280
    Vince Cable says:


  281. 281
    Jimmy says:

    Saw that. Al was perhaps optimistic to thank that the scion of Britain’s leading nazi family would do anything else.

  282. 282
    Living in 98.221% white Merseyside says:

    No matter how desperate I was, no way would I cut the DM up to use as bathroom tissues. There’s too much cr*p on it already.

  283. 283
    Living in 98.221% white Merseyside says:

    Our Dave desperately needs someone like Alastair.

  284. 284
    Children's Services says:

    Has he had a CRB check?

  285. 285
    Reader says:

    I have never met him.

  286. 286
    Red face buffoon says:

    I thought that Ali need a stiff drink, getting all het up like that!

  287. 287
    Reader says:

    Because he isn’t actually very nice. Ask his brother.

  288. 288
    Maybe says:

    They should have shown the tomb of the unknown soldier.

  289. 289
    Anon says:

    Campbell was painful to watch, all he did was name call and interrupt. If that’s the way he conducts himself normally I’m surprised he hasn’t got a flatter nose.

  290. 290
    more importantly says:

    Did Campbell ever meet Miliband senior?
    If not,how the hell can he speak knowledgeably about his views?

  291. 291
    Ugly is as ugly does says:

    Is Maitlis that ugly bint who ‘chaired’ the ‘discussion’ and allowed thug Campbell to show his true colours as a bully?

  292. 292
    The Fabian Society says:

    We agree.

    Gas, anyone?

  293. 293
    Living in 98.221% white Merseyside says:

    At least Marxists were serious back in the days of Ralph M.

    And weren’t a lot of them RSP’s?

  294. 294
    Dodgy Dossier Author says:

    200,000 dead Iraqis…..and no WMD!

    That’s my kind of morality!

  295. 295
    Dodgy Dossier Author says:

    Nothing like the pain I’ve inflicted on the world

  296. 296
    The Fabian Society says:

    People suffering from mental illness should be exterminated.

  297. 297
    What a plonker. says:

    I think that he has stopped taking his tablets.

  298. 298
    Harriet's Family Motto says:

    pussy mea est nuda protexit

  299. 299
    RickB says:

    I dread to think what she’d look like without makeup.

  300. 300
    What a plonker. says:

    Campbell has a lot of blood on his hands .What a disgusting man.

  301. 301
    sorry to disappoint says:

    I’ve just been out and bought a copy.
    Along with hundreds of thousands of other Brits.

  302. 302
    Anonymous says:

    I love Paul Dacre because he can get under Campbel’s skin so much. Anyone who can get old Alistair so hoping mad should be commended.

  303. 303
    I wanna drink Fiona you fookin fishwife says:

  304. 304
    Highgate Harry says:

    Full marx.

  305. 305
    Ban Socialism says:

    stupid arse bandit

  306. 306
    Shakespeare says:

    As be mine sonnets sweet boy

  307. 307
    Anon says:

    Does anyone else think we should just remove Ally Campbells Tongue and then have the Daily Mail dissolved?

    I used to like watching Newsnight as high quality journalism, but but hearing two douchebags, with their douche agenda’s arguing like this is akin to watching two flies fight over a turd.

  308. 308
    Relatives of the Iraq War dead says:

    Would it not be kinder to have him put down?

  309. 309
    fingers crossed says:

    Manic depression

    Does that increase the likelihood of an attempt at suey-side?

  310. 310
    Sir Alistair Campbell says:

    I am not a rotweiller.

    I am

    -former gigilo and soft porn writer
    -bagman for Robert Maxwell
    -manic depressiv-bully-
    -publisher of dodgy dossier leading to Iraq war and death of David Kelly

    I do not beat women(yet)

  311. 311
    Commies are funny says:

    To the tune of ‘My old man’s a dustman’

    My old man’s a Marxist
    he wear a red flat cap
    he hero worships Stalin
    and believes in all that crap…

    if anyone wants to finish the lyrics please go ahead

  312. 312
    Oliver says:

    Not the news people want but Al won that fight, easily.

  313. 313
    Waster says:

    He wasn’t in the RN – He was part of a small Belgian force under RN command

  314. 314
    more importantly says:

    I pity his kids.
    Fancy having that foul bastard for a father.

  315. 315
    Monty's Double says:

    Hey, shit-for-brains, put yourself in 1934 and take a look across the Channel. Hard to believe, I know, but people across the political spectrum thought Hitler and his chums were worth giving a chance. They were horribly and embarrassingly wrong. The difference between Miliband and the Mail is that Miliband and Co still thought that an appalling ideology represented in the form of a totalitarian state was a good idea decades after millions people had disappeared into the camps. Now for Christ’s sake stop boring us to tears and fuck off.

  316. 316
    Oliver Cromwell's Mum says:

    I thought he’d already had a stiff drink or two or perhaps twelve, almost frothing at the mouth.

  317. 317
    Alistair Campbell on Newsnight says:

  318. 318
    Oliver Cromwell's Mum says:

    Would you like to see some puppies , Oh please not the one with the pink nose Again.

  319. 319
    Elvis says:

    No- just stupid.

  320. 320
    Zammo says:


  321. 321
    applecart says:


  322. 322
    Anonymous says:

    What is needed in government is a vetting to ensure no one with proven mental health issues is ever again allowed to advise the PM of the Day.

  323. 323
    The Landed Gentry says:

    Dear Mr Nutter Campbell…..and I supose your old champagne quaffing quasi socialist chum Anthony Charles Lynton Bliar does not live on a large country estate.

  324. 324
    Gnat Nutter Cambell says:

    I like a good Natter

  325. 325
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    Before they are allowed to conduct an interview, the beeboids have to get an A* at the Hackney Hippo(drome) School of Charm. If you fail, the proprietor will give you a ‘black’ mark!

  326. 326
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    Oh come on. Surely we’ll get out Referendum in the next 2 years?

  327. 327
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    * our

  328. 328
  329. 329
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    I always found the old Daily Worker was much more absorbent than any of the broadsheets.

  330. 330
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    Hearken! The sound of silence!

  331. 331
    OyVaGoy says:

    Aww, I still like Big Al.

  332. 332
    Mare Street Rambler says:

    Thought your name was Blix (not that your were from Cape Town)

  333. 333
    Eric Hobsbawm says:

    Justified and necessary in order to create Utopia

  334. 334
    Ghosts of Kelly and Cooke says:

    ask us!

  335. 335
    Mrs Plinge says:

    I thought Campbell was more or less spot on. Shame on Guido for siding with the Daily Mail.

  336. 336
    Nemesis says:

    Well Campbell for stuffing the apologist from the DM. Paul D was like you say a coward who couldn’t face the interview but had to use a fat balding stooge.

  337. 337

    And the beer duty escalator

  338. 338
    Anonymous says:

    That smug bugger Naughtie declared on Today today (2 hrs 58mins in) that “no one takes any notice of The Daily Mail.”. To divert attention he then got shirty for no justifiable readon with the bod he was talking to. Sod the arrogance and insolence of the BBC .

  339. 339
    Former Naval Person says:

    So what about the promise that the sub-committee was to meet again within ‘two to three weeks’ – an undertaking made at the first hearing last week ? This latest adventure with the Police smacks of Masonic interference and designed purely to ensure further delay. Remember that Handy must submit himself to the people of Fratton Ward next May. Can he spin it all out until then?

  340. 340
    Anonymous says:

    Alastair Campbell is mental,he needs help.

  341. 341
    The Doc says:

    Nurse, 100mg Thorazine for Mad Al

  342. 342
    Old Hogarth says:

    Alistair Campbell doesn’t make any difference. To run the original Mail piece was fine, to run a right to reply was excellent and fair, to surround that right to reply by pieces attacking that reply was abominable.

  343. 343
    Poor Bloody Taxpayer says:

    I loved the way she said Ralph Miliband fought for ‘his’ country. He had only been here five minutes. Usual BBC biased reporting.

  344. 344
    anon. says:

    Manic or drunk who knows,who cares.

  345. 345
    Sue Brown. says:

    Labour can dish it out but they can’t take it! Under B.liar & Brown they smeared everyone and even the most vulnerable in society in order to remain in power unchallenged! Why should Ed Miliband & the thug Balls be any different? It seems to me that the more inept a politician is, the more they smear. Miliband is not a first class leader by a long shot nor is Balls a competent economist, so if they rose to power the spin & smear machine will be in overdrive! God help those who get caught up in it! It is destructive! Labour should not dish out what they cannot take. Let this be a lesson to Labour!

  346. 346
    Anonymous says:

    Didn.t know a lot about Paul Dacre but after hearing Campbell,s rant against him I think Im warming to Dacre

  347. 347
    Klaus Henchmann says:

    The Navy had some very good very modern equipment. Radars, Radio Interception equipment and the like.

    Where would you expect Uncle Joe’s boy to be ?

    Did he join after the Braking of the German Soviet Pact ?

    Remember the Marxists were on the Axis side for 2 years. Ask your local Polish plumber.

    How many Polish Patriots died at the hands of traitor Marxists.

    Oh well.

  348. 348
    Fubar Saunders says:

    Like most cowards he’s a hypocrite as well…. you said it Campbell. If the cap fits, you wear it old son.

  349. 349
    Klaus Henchmann says:

    Your not too bright yourself.

    A ‘Gentleman’ does not climb into the sewer to meet his opponents.

  350. 350
    Grand Master, Grand Lodge, Great Queen Street says:

    Still after a knighthood Handy, why not a peerage? Boaz.

  351. 351
    Klaus Henchmann says:

    The Milibands were not escaping the Holocaust. That was not started yet. They were visiting Britain on behalf of Their Uncle Joe.

    That is why they decided not to bring the girls with them.

    Lots to do. Not alot of time to do it. The invasion of the Socialists was expected to happen any day.

  352. 352
    Mike says:

    So, the political leanings of a persons parents don’t matter? Nothing to do with the political views of the child? You must not criticise or attack the political views of the dead parent?

    What about the Italian politician, Alessandra Mussolini? Would it be in bad taste to call her grandfather, Benito, a Fascist bastard?

  353. 353
    Anonymous says:

    Obviously then, you are just perfect BBC material to stand up for the lefties twats.

  354. 354
    Thatcherite says:

    I thought he was channelling Goebbels. Screaming and hysterical, and the red eyes looked like someone who has seriously fallen off the wagon.

    How this disgusting specimen is not in the dock at the Hague is a mystery and a total failure of justice.

  355. 355
    Anonandon says:

    Married to a banker as well – typical bbc champers socialist

  356. 356
    Spiv says:

    there was a Brussels march wasn’t there?

  357. 357
    Jack Straw says:

    I think it’s disgusting when people call politicians’ fathers treacherous cowards, and their sons dope-dealing criminals.

  358. 358
    Euan says:

    That’s nothing. People call my father a mass-murdering war-criminal and lying spiv.
    I can understand how Uncle Alky Campbell feels, and how the self-loathing can turn one to drink.

  359. 359
    Euan, Bliar 4 Hire says:

    That’s nothing.
    People call my father a mass-murdering war-criminal and lying spiv.
    I can understand how Uncle Alky Campbell feels, and how the self-loathing can turn one to drink.

  360. 360
    Mark Skid says:

    The BBC are total, total scum. They give a platform for a frothing at the mouth scoundrel like Alastair Campbell.

  361. 361
    Kathryn says:

    Yes. I was saying to the fellow the other night: Shoot me please!

  362. 362
    Ed is full of shit says:

    why the fuck does Al Campbell keep getting on the tv – the bbc have an appearance contract with him or something, like they do with Galloway. The world thinks these men are Hunts so why does the bbc invite them on? They use people who are divisive to get the public to watch. Boring. There was a genuine debate to be had here and it was reduced by a bloke who just slags off everybody he comes into contact with. Has nobody ever just told him to go fuck himself? Ordinarily, Ed Moribund would be right but if you read what his father actually wrote (thats right its on the record) its clear he despised British values and preferred a Cuban/USSR style utopia where we are all equal because collectively we have fuck all. Ed is about redistribution of wealth (yours) – vote for him if thats what you want.

  363. 363
    Al Cambo is a toilet licking maggot says:

    fuck it, Bad Al is a self confessed fruit and nut. Who cares what he thinks? He’s never more than 45cm away from the stench of shit.

  364. 364
    Moishe says:

    that’s right, my boy

  365. 365
    bill says:

    i like al campbell but what he is trying to do,like blair, is create a new career,but his toxic past just keeps catching up with him.

    we now know what labour is like,the voters now have a clear choise.if they are voted in you know that their supporters agree with their actions and views.

    good for the dinner party table when some high minded leftie starts spouting their toxic waste on you.

  366. 366
    Commies are funny says:

    Just as well, I don’t fancy a load of pitchfork waving lefties to turn up on my doorstep.

  367. 367
    geordieboy says:

    I agree it is much the same as giving catholics the right to be Free Masons and look what they done to the Knights’ Templar.

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