October 21st, 2013

Herman Van Rompuy Meets UK Twitter Users

It was never going to go well for the EU President Herman Van Rompuy when he decided to do an online Q&A with British Twitter users:



And they were the printable ones…


  1. 1
    Jack the Ripper says:

    Who are you?

  2. 2
    Newsfox says:

    Funny how these Spoons don’t have an issue with who ‘elected’ the quasi Oligarchs who control our energy, food and media!

  3. 3
    Godfrey Blooms altered ego says:

  4. 4

    He gives bank clerks a bad name. :-)

  5. 5
    Godfrey Blooms altered ego says:


  6. 6
    What a plonker. says:

    I do not think that he is the sharpest knife in the box.

  7. 7
    Oh please! says:

    I’m sure many of them have issues. But this wasn’t a Q&A with the CEO’s of energy, food and media companies, was it?

    Do you know what “relevance” means?

  8. 8
    Llareggub says:

    I’ll never forget the way he was ordered to apologise, and promptly knuckled under and issued an apology — to bank clerks everywhere!

  9. 9
    Herman Van Rompuy says:

    Herman Van Rompuy.

    Apparently it worked for Ed Balls

  10. 10

    Do you know what Chutney means?

  11. 11

    Is your pot ever open?

  12. 12
    Oh please! says:

    Considering that I run a business that makes chutney, I certainly hope so!


  13. 13
    H M Govt. says:

    That’ll shock him and the rest of the Evil Empire.

  14. 14

    I had looked at the rhubarb! :-)

  15. 15
    The Kinnochio Family says:

    The EU is a wonderful institution and we should all support it.

  16. 16
    Polly Toynbee in a cassock says:

    Stop criticising. He’s doing his best, even if his best is useless.

  17. 17
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Stupid boy, no responses then? I wanted to hear Rumpeys responses, put that light out.

  18. 18
    Growth based on debt says:

    Well look at this way, it could have been Bliar in that job.

  19. 19
    All the world says:

    I hope so, I know a lot of people who want to piss in it

  20. 20
    Realist says:

    Of course all the people saying ‘who elected you’ and similiar are simply playing in to the hands of the Eurocrats who would love to see an ‘elected’ president, with the inbuilt eastern European majority…
    OUT is the only sensible course.

  21. 21
    Ivor Biggan says:

    OI damp rag, did you vote for Nigel Farage? – no well you are a bell end.

  22. 22
    Engineer says:

    Well, I suppose if we do get power blackouts this winter, we can always burn EU flags to keep warm.

  23. 23
    Anonymous says:

    Hint: Aim at those that create and maintain the system, not the actual exploiters.

    Who creates and maintains the monopoly and the turbine taxes?

    In the same way you should just ignore Rompuy.

    He is created and maintained by our government. He literally vanishes, if the public of this country decide to rule themselves.

    It is your task to understand who is at fault and act accordingly.

    Aim better in future.

  24. 24

    On a serious note, I have the greatest respect for anyone who runs a business producing stuff in the UK, foodstuffs especially, where the amount of red tape must be suffocating.

    Having run large concerns myself during Margaret Thatcher’s time and afterwards, it now appears that was a golden age for pioneering stuff which now would be completely impossible before you even started.

    Enjoyed the joshing – but kudos to you!

  25. 25
    Democracy Now says:

    I don’t want him to ‘do his best’. He has no right to ‘do his best’.

    He should stand for election or fuck off.

  26. 26
    One-term Dave (dragging the Tories to their grave) says:

    Well, I think he’s super jolly spiffing, what what! When I borrow £20 billion every year and give it to my Lord, Herman, I jolly well imagine he’s giving it to me, too, if you know what I mean! Gufffff-haw haw haw haw haw!

    No, seriously, I do.

    Well, must dash – got to work out where the hundreds of thousands of Roma are going to live when they start arriving in 2 months’ time. Spiffing!

    What ho!

  27. 27
    Mornington Crescent says:

    I find EdF’s reminders and their “ways to pay” booklet – of which I have many, many copies – give an excellent blaze in the hearth.

  28. 28

    It should be possible to disconnect all the bits of Britain you like and tow them about 1000 miles further south to get better weather and less rain and leave the miserable, socialist, bits behind in their Slough of Despond.

    A job for you, Engineer!

  29. 29
    PC Dixon says:

    The man is gross but not so gross as all our bloody elected MP’s who support the prat and his beloved EU.

  30. 30
    PC Dixon says:

    Farage is good, very good and he is definitely in tune with a huge number of UK citizens but theres no getting away with the fact that voting for him will let Red Ed in to Downing Street ably supported by two faced Clegg and all his Union bosses. Perish the thought.

  31. 31
    Casual Observer 4 says:

    They should have thought a bit more before going with: #Askthepresident

    Seem to be a lot of Amer!can’s on there bashing Obamacare etc. :-)

    eg: Why can’t you Limo Liberals spread your health insurance dollars around, too?

    HvR Reponse can only be: WTF ?


  32. 32
    George says:

    Couldn’t agree more

  33. 33
    FFS says:

    Better to lance the boil than let it fester as it has done the last 50 years or so.

  34. 34
    Lord Patten says:

    Van Rentboy is a sexually deviant pervert.

  35. 35

    That is just what the tories want you to believe .
    The EU cocksuckers don’t give rats arse who wins the next election they always hold the whip hand ,it would be worth risking Labour winning, if twenty or so UKIP MPs were to be elected.

  36. 36
    FFS says:

    OK Herman do you have solutions to any of the following:-

    2000 killed in road accidents every year
    6000 commit suicide
    1000 murdered
    10,000 victims of serious crime
    100,000 children in care
    10% of population on anti-depressants
    2.5million people out of work
    Public debt 90% of GDP
    Private debt 180% of GDP

    Because if you haven’t can you please take your 3,600 laws, your Osram CFL lightbulbs, your windmills and your expensive EU quango and shove it where the sun don’t shine.

  37. 37
    Leo Britain says:

    I agree.

  38. 38
    The green and pleasant land has been pulled from beneath the Englishmans feet by assholes like this says:

    Have not heard the phrase from the EUSSR Mongs, but did they not try using the term indirectly elected for a while

  39. 39
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:


  40. 40
    The Billionaires Club says:

    No chance. It wouldn’t pay him enough.

  41. 41
    broderick crawford says:


    i was nigel farage’ s fag at boarding school and we have now resumed that master servant relationship in brussels and especially on our monthly taxpayer funded junkets to strasbourg where he takes the opportunity of flogging me mercilessly in the darker recesses of the building where CCTV is non existent .

  42. 42
    broderick crawford says:

    i know what chutney is …

    it is the christian name of a certain mrs mary .

  43. 43

    I would love to have seen Mr Rompuy’s face when this lot started to appear on the screens. With all the largesse that the EU enjoys you would have thought that they’d have some savvy PR wonks who could have helped the old gentleman to avoid this cyber equivalent of a good beasting. Or is it a case that the EU doesn’t need to bother with good PR as they think they already own us, body and soul, and feel able to laugh at our backward little nation from their luxury gold plated apartments in Brussels?

  44. 44
    tigerowl says:

    He is no different to the advisors and unelected people we have. Just look at the House of Lords. He got the reaction because he has European Union in front of his name. Red rag to the idiots.

  45. 45
    Rev Spooner says:

    Predictably hilarious.

    The thick as stew Yanks shoehorning in were an enjoyable bonus.

  46. 46
    Jimmy says:

    So a head of government is illegitimate if elected indirectly rather than directly? Good news for M. Hollande sans doute but are you quite sure you’ve thought this through?

  47. 47
    chris says:

    There should be a cross national organization to storm the EU parliament.
    Frenchmen, Spaniard, Greeks, Englishmen and all other people of europe should jump on a plane to Brussels (Bloody BELgium) and just smash the place up.
    It will have the added effect of trashing BELgium. I hate BELgium.

  48. 48
    Europe wide civil war says:

    Not so much uniting to overthrow the scum in Brussels, but united in our determination to eliminate the scum ruling over us in our respective countries.

    As things hot up, watch the various Euro oligarchies and their MSM lackeys try and play native Europeans off against one another.

  49. 49
    Jimmy Savile's Ghost says:

    This has inspired me to join Twitter, just so that I can message that unelected plonker.

  50. 50
    A+ says:

    Surely everyone here holds the same opinion about all the mayors across the country who are not directly elected?

  51. 51
    Allegedly Posh Jock says:

    Steady laddie, just because we want independence doesn’t mean we want to replace English rule with European rule; it is that pesky democratic deficit again

  52. 52
    Every Social Workers Nightmare says:

    The Mayor’s except the EUSSR regional London Mayor are a way of life,What is not is people cowardly walking in back doors (Lisbon) and signing rights away by the ilegal immigrant truck load

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