December 19th, 2013

McMental: I Saved the World But No One Listened

Gordon Brown has taken the time to represent the people of Kirkcaldy in the pages of the New York Times. Like a drunk shouting on a park bench about the apocalypse, Gordon’s new line is that he saved the world but nobody was listening:

“In early October 2008, three weeks after the Lehman Brothers collapse, I met in Paris with leaders of the countries in the euro zone. Oblivious to the global dimension of the financial crisis, they took the view that if there was fallout for Europe, America would be to blame — so it would be for America to fix. I was unable to convince them that half of the bundled subprime-mortgage securities that were about to blow up had landed in Europe and that euro-area banks were, in fact, more highly leveraged than America’s.”

Remember kids, Gordon “not only saved the world, but we saved the banks too.” Yes, the food banks…


82 Comments

  1. 1
    Sarah says:

    My Husband, My hero

  2. 2
    cured lefty says:

    Delusional f:ucking tit

  3. 3
    Genghiz the kahn says:

    Fat Bastard.

  4. 4
    Truthspeaker says:

    Still barking.

  5. 5
    i don't n eed no doctor says:

    Brown fucked up the UK.

  6. 6
    Senior Consultant says:

    We should have sent in the white coats whilst he was in office.

  7. 7
    Squeaker says:

    “I wonder why they didnt listen …………………………………………..”

    Who took the Nokia then?

  8. 8
    Ravinder Bannerjee says:

    I’d almost feel sorry for Brown and his delusions had he not cratered the economy and proved so incapable as PM.

    What a wretched man

  9. 9
    Gordon Brown says:

    I did save the banks.

    And now I make at least one bank a week in interest alone.

    Wibble

  10. 10
    Jack the Ripper says:

    Is this chap an MP?

  11. 11
    Little Ed says:

    My father, my inspiration

  12. 12
    Ravinder Bannerjee says:

    Also can you imagine the Euro finance ministers getting advice from Brown, the man who’d just sabotaged the UK economy. It’d be like asking Dr Harold Shipman for advice on pain relief.

  13. 13
    Mustapha Djinn says:

    Time for the trip to Switzerland. Just pretend that Dignitas is another bank

  14. 14
    Great British Public says:

    Your husband, your weirdo.

  15. 15
    Numeroalphaclass says:

    111
    ekyawon
    50vvo
    1yes
    11v1
    11v1v1
    vulv missing.
    drop the v.

  16. 16
    Gordon Bennett says:

    I resent that man sharing my name.

  17. 17
    Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

    ” THIS IS AN ERA THAT HISTORY WILL RECORD AS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW GOLDEN AGE FOR THE CITY OF LONDON AND I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR WHAT YOU ARE ACHIEVING”. NOVEMBER 2007.


  18. 18
    The Critic. says:

    So his ‘it started in america’ line,was by his own admission a lie?

  19. 19
    GORDON McMENTAL McMAD says:

    And i also saved a rather peculiar looking Jobby in a shoe box ,
    that i’ve named Horace

  20. 20
    Steve Miliband says:

    Is he still on a zero hours contract?

  21. 21
    MR FUCKING GREAT USELESS TURD ESQ says:

    Funnily enough so do i

  22. 22
    C.O.Jones says:

    Any man who has to be taught or coached how to smile at the age of 57 is in need of his own version of reality.

  23. 23
    Peter Carter-Fuck says:

    Deluded cock muncher.

  24. 24
    C.O.Jones says:

    Your husband, our zero.

  25. 25
    Downing Street Mahogany Table says:

    I’ve been irreparably damaged and hurt by Mr Brown.

  26. 26
    MR FUCKING GREAT USELESS TURD ESQ says:

    My husband my pampers

  27. 27
    My delusional freeinit says:

    dhoom

    olOovv

    no farther no all.
    turncate the deer.
    kate is cheap as a dear.
    heap the cheap.
    junk

    vv is jiji
    giraffeinadonkeyjacketmyleftfoot.when mike (did somel say meaw) has the mike, just have a fanta my elephanta.

  28. 28
    Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

    i’M GLAD THAT WE DON’T DO pERFORMANCE rELATED pAY IN THE hOUSE OF cOMMONS OR i’D BE IN REAL TROUBLE. i’M PROUD TO TELL YOU THAT I STILL COACH BOTH OF MY APPRENTICES, MILIBAND & bALLS( Please excuse the thick crayon )

  29. 29
    C.O.Jones says:

    Forget the table, think of the millions of private pension holders who have been royally fucked by this wholly incapable man.

  30. 30
    Eddie says:

    “Oblivious to the global dimension of the financial crisis, they took the view that if there was fallout for Europe, America would be to blame”

    I recall Brown blamed America for Britains problems..

    “I was unable to convince them that half of the bundled subprime-mortgage securities that were about to blow up had landed in Europe”

    Brown knew of the debts his Banker friends had been piling into.

  31. 31
    Arthur says:

    He really is bonkers isn’t he.

    No mention of his light touch regulatory framework, firehosing borrowed money at the public sector at the height of the boom, cooking up a dodgy deal that lumbered Lloyds with HBOS and the rest of his economic mismanagement.

    He should shut up and start representing his constituents in Westminster which after all is what he is being paid to do.

    I forgotten how deluded he was (and apparently is)

  32. 32
    C.O.Jones says:

    British banks actually BOUGHT sub prime exposure. They actually paid for it!

  33. 33
    Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

    I plead the Vince Cable Defence, I have never heard of Sir Fred Goodwin.

  34. 34
    M says:

    There has been a new space programme launched to map the galaxy , which is great news as when we find the planet in question we can stick Gordon on the next rocket & fire him back at them , that’ll teach um to use WMD on us

  35. 35
    FFS says:

    I don’t doubt your abilities Gordon!

    You ARE the saviour of the world!

    And there is one place, one place on this good Earth that needs your unique help more than any other….

    ….you need to go there immediately Gordon

    They need your help.

    Please, go now, Gordon. Go right now to VENEZUELA.

    And don’t come back till your job is DONE!

  36. 36
    Nadhim's accountant says:

    Whereas we should have done what? Let them all fail?

  37. 37
    bergen says:

    It’s still astonishes me that someone so patently off his trolley could have been allowed to stay in office. It doesn’t inspire confidence in the “checks and balances” of our constitution.

  38. 38
    It was Gordons policies that caused it all along says:

    And who was it that advised Bill Clinton to repeal the act of Glass Stegiel?

  39. 39
    The Critic says:

    No. The terms of the rescue deal should have been very clear and in davour of the taxpayer/ There should have been legislation to regulate their behaviour.

    McRuin failed to do either. He just threw money at a problem. same old same old.

  40. 40
    Send no Flowers says:

    Co-op divvy. Says it all.

  41. 41
    Eric Hobsbawn's Fabian Solutions says:

    Looks the mendacious calculating freak is sucking up to the Yanks . Obviously there is money to be made for the ‘office’ of Gordon and Sarah Brown.

  42. 42
    Nigel's Red Barrel says:

    As Ed Balls is so useless, I wonder if Ed M will replace him with Gordoom.

    What fun that would be!

  43. 43
    Old Geezer says:

    Judging by his record of ruining everything he touches, if he claims to have saved the world, then the lunatics are right. Prepare for the end of the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  44. 44
    I hate socialists. says:

    It is frightening to think that someone as mad as Brown had access to
    the nuclear button . Why did the Miliband brothers not call in the men
    with white coats ? There is an excuse for Balls ,he was so far up
    Browns arse that he did not know the time of day .

  45. 45
    RomaBob...ethical immigrants. says:

    Is Nelson still dead?

  46. 46
    I would marry any Fox News female presenter says:

    Did he mention that he sold off the Country’s gold reserves at a pittance? Thought not.

  47. 47
    Nigel's Red Barrel says:

    Yes, I’ve seen his column.

  48. 48
    John Bellingham says:

    Fortunately Britain does not have a nuclear button, but it has well-balanced Naval officers whose commander is the Queen. Possibly this situation was imagined by MacMillan after his own experience with Eden in 1956.
    But your point about the nutcase’s cabinet doing nothing is pertinent–Hitler and Stalin’s henchmen were also impotent.
    So, tell me, why was the law changed to allow lunatics to serve as MPs?

  49. 49
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    One thing I waned to ask you Gordon, what is this soduku business all about?

  50. 50
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    They should bring back Harold Wilson. He knows what day it is.

  51. 51
    A Doctor says:

    ‘He really is bonkers isn’t he.’

    I’m afraid he is. There is no hope. Switzerland and an end with dignity beckons.

  52. 52
    That Old Bigoted Woman says:

    But the needs of his constituents come first off course so you must understand that he is in the US serving them. It’s difficult for us ordinary folk to understand how the High & Mighty serve us.

  53. 53
    John Bellingham says:

    Africa Time, old boy! Africa Time! Three days is about six months, so expect the resurrection in June.

  54. 54
    leapy lee says:

    Comments OFF.

  55. 55
    Old Blue Eyes says:

    Mad as a hatter – a BROWN hatter.

  56. 56
    Morgan's Organ says:

    My banker now go save the Eurozone and finally bury it.

  57. 57
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    Defuckingludedfatbastard.

    If that’s not a real word. It should be.

  58. 58
    Sir Barrington Minge says:

    TWAT!!!

  59. 59
    Sir Barrington Minge says:

    HE thinks he is, but then again he is delusional!!!

  60. 60
    Sir Barrington Minge says:

    Yes, he would sit there very quietly saying not a lot

  61. 61
    Sir Barrington Minge says:

    Anybody noticed that the so called “Mrs Brown” and her “Children” are notable by their absense?

    I always reckoned that she was an actress and the kids were borrowed from an orphanage.

  62. 62
    Anonymous says:

    What – is Horace the jobby or the shoebox? Or the Mentalist himself?

    Would he ever know

  63. 63
    Brown Rat says:

    Bullshitters revision of history!

  64. 64
    Eric Hobsbawn's Fabian Solutions says:

    They certainly came in handy when he needed a ‘human sheild’ to hide behind when leaving No 10. This from the man who stated he would never use his family for political purposes . Twat.

  65. 65
    Directorate of Non-Compliance says:

    I repeat yet again that self-serving humbugs like Mr Brown should be flogged from Dalmuir West to Auchenshuggle, pursued by a Number 9 Tram.

  66. 66
    Gordon Browns big fat pension says:

    “Stability is necessary for our future economic success. The British economy of the future must be built not on the shifting sands of boom and bust, but on the bedrock of prudent and wise economic management for the long term. It is only these firm foundations that we can raise Britain’s underlying economic performance.”
    Amazing what can be achieved with a degree in the history of the Labour party and no numerical qualifications whatsoever.

  67. 67

    WHY ARE COMMENTS ON WOOLWICH MURDER MUTILATION
    CLOSED PLEASE ?

    IS IT SUB JUDICE UNTIL ACTUAL SENTENCING IS HANDED DOWN ?

  68. 68

    WENSEL S ARSE SAYS

    I M STILL LOOKING OUT

    HOPING TO FEAST ON STEPHEN

  69. 69

    DAVID ICKE SAYS

    YOU CALLED?

  70. 70
    that yank bloke says:

    Still crazy after all these years ♪ ♫ ♭

  71. 71
    Brown is a c*nt says:

    You are a c*nt.

  72. 72
    Cabbage says:

    Your husband, my fucked pension.

  73. 73
    Kirkaldy Voter says:

    I’ll still vote for him. Why wouldn’t I? I’m a brainless twat.

  74. 74
    Bloke says:

    Oh please God let it be so…

  75. 75
    Harriet PIE lover says:

    Jack Dromey’s smiling because he’s beside the PIEs.

  76. 76
    Sir Mary Flappes says:

    The Soggy Trooed Lycanthropist. “AaaaOoooooooo!”

  77. 77
    NE Frontiersman says:

    40: It makes perfect sense: as Brown himself would say, ‘This is no time for a novice’.

  78. 78
    Robbie says:

    In the immortal words of Benny Hill (RIP) “Schtoopid Irriyit”

  79. 79
    HEARDITALLSEENITALLBEFORE says:

    How it must have hurt him seeing his hated rival, the duplicitous creature Blair with his smooth easy manner being feted in the White house , addressing the UN , being received in Moscow , Paris , Biejing , how it must have gnawed at his bitterly jealous soul .
    When his time came after all those years, his big opportunity, realising he was hopelessly out of his depth, a figure of scorn and ridicule , a pathetic failure unable to win a General Election in his own right, the country on the verge of bankruptcy as a result of his wild spending and idiotic socialist policies. With hindsight the whole chapter is totally predictable why did nobody see it coming.

  80. 80
    Anonymous says:

    He really is a fat, deluded, incompetent twat isn’t he?

    Mind you, judging by the comments on the article posted above, the Americans are easily fooled and don’t appear to have done any reading up. Are they not aware the one eyed Scottish twat spent months telling everyone it was all their fault?

  81. 81
    bystander says:

    Did the twat pronounce leverage as levverage as seems to be becoming the norm, why do we have to copy the yanks.

  82. 82
    Bollox BC says:

    “why did nobody see it coming.”

    Because all labour voters are fcuktards?


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