January 23rd, 2014

Clegg Does a Runner

Facing two sex scandals and a morning of brutal front pages, Clegg is fleeing the country. The LibDems say he has got far more pressing matters to deal with than how his party treats women, namely keeping Britain in the EU:

“He’s attending Davos to represent thousands of British businesses and the millions of British workers who rely on the UK’s position in Europe.

With European leaders discussing reform, he is not prepared to simply allow Conservatives flirting with the exit door to be the only British voice in this important debate.”

Probably not the best day for LibDems to lecture people about flirting…


188 Comments

  1. 1
    Never go into a room alone with a LibDem says:

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    • 21

      Oborne is only right 50% of the time.

      You will find a coin as useful.

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    • 55
      Chief Standing Bear says:

      Special delivery for Mr Clegg. One White feather.

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      • 119
        Anonymous says:

        I think I speak for everyone when I say that
        Clegg is a fcuking quisling with allegiance to his EU masters first and foremost.

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        • 128
          Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Immigrants, Criminals & other Wasters. says:

          It would be a real shame if some of the eu bureaucrats were assassinated.

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        • 185
          broderick crawford says:

          Well… wouldn t you be if your next career progression was atleast that of the next UK Commissioner or possibly enhanced within a Deputy
          President wrapper ?
          With his past soujourns in Poirot land plus his admitted fluency in many languages let s face it he s one of the favourites….. unless they give it to Mitchell in a craven bid for absolution for sacking him before the full facts were known.

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      • 170
        BBC - Labour & Lib Dems for Government says:

        We have stayed away from the Hancock story and also that Comrade Clegg has flown the coop.

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    • 70
      Sue says:

      Cowards & perverts who love the big state EU.

      Britain can trade with the world – no British business or worker relies on the EU outside of the political class – & they are now workers they are parasites.

      No way would the EU want a trade war with a free Britain – they have far more to lose than we do – look at VW, BMW, Audi – they love the British market & would not like to see “treasure island” in a tit for tat trade dispute with the increasingly socialist EU.

      I despise the Lib Dems – & yesterday Cable actually hired Vicky Pryce – the spouse beating convicted criminal – talk about rubbing our faces in it.

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      • 75

        There can be mitigation for spouse-beating, even by a convicted criminal, and my sympathies are with Vicky.

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      • 107
        Not convinced that Pryce is a bad un says:

        Anyone who beats up Huhne can’t be all bad.

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        • 149
          Stanléy Køllymøre says:

          I’ve found that if you hit women in the face it turns them on. And they respect you more.

          Oooh, I’m so depressed, I’ll have to go dogging.

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      • 137
        Bemused says:

        Typical EU import duty is about 2.5% and we could easily pay that by slapping a 2.5% import duty on stuff coming from the EU, and cross-subsidising.

        Meanwhile our imports from outside the EU are already costing us 2.5% more because the EU insists on this duty.

        Clearly we would be 2.5% better off out.

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        • 155
          Is it too much to ask? says:

          I don’t care if we are worse off, I want to be able to elect the people that make our laws, not be dictated to by frogs and bosch.

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    • 94
      Clegg says:

      I’m among the ski runs of Davos, sliding downhill rapidly.

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  2. 2
    Whippersnapper2 says:

    Did someone mention the names WARD and TONGE to him then. Nuf. to make anybody emigrate. Mind you ………

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  3. 3
    fruitcake says:

    Cobblers Clegg, we could still have a free trade agreement without the United States of Europe shite, that wouldn’t make any difference to the “millions of workers” you claim to be representing.

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      The British media are cunts says:

      Exactly. The USA, Russia, China and Japan trade quite freely with the EU without having to be members.

      The likes of Nissan and Toyota are here in the UK because there are no gormless trade unions to fuck things up and wages are competitive and taxes lower.

      If we left the EU the krauts would still want to sell their shite cars here so they’d have to accept our cars as well.

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      • 99
        Vroom Vroom says:

        ‘Our cars?’ Are we still making cars at Austin Morris and British Leyland then?

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        • 112
          The British media are cunts says:

          No because British Leyland were shite and destroyed by red Robbo. But Landrover Jaguar, Aston Martin, Nissan,Toyota and Honda are all doing very well and employing thousands of British workers.

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          • FrankFisher says:

            And doing very well for British shareholders – institutional and private. British cars have *never* been better.

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    • 13
      UKIP or bust says:

      It’s not the ‘United States of Europe’ that is a disingenuous and misleading title making people think of America.

      It is a Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

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    • 15
      ikyh7urtut says:

      Glad I emigrated. When the Little Englaenders get their way and leave the EU, they won’t be able to blame it for their own mongishness any more.

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    • 109
      Psyche the Dog says:

      Well there is one answer to all this and that is to form a delgation led by the Fawkeses and backed up by all the Tory MPs ( making sure the little darlings cannot
      hide ) and demand a meeting a meeting with Dithering Dave and demanding that the Cons break with the LibDems. Come on Fawkes, put yourself in the highlight instead of shouting then hiding behind a rock, make the Master be proud of you, you would be well rewarded by the Master. Can’t you just see yourself riding a white charger at the head of your Tory dissenters!

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  4. 5
    White Dee says:

    Get uz some cheap fags on the way back would ya Nick? Me votes all urs if you do.

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  5. 6
    UKIP or bust says:

    “he is not prepared to simply allow Conservatives”

    “he is not prepared to simply allow Conservatives”

    Who the fcuk does he think HE is?

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    • 14
      The LimpDums are a party of nonces says:

      He thinks he’s the cleverest and most important person in politics.

      Which is why the LimpDums only poll 8%.

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    • 48
      Anonymous says:

      If he had double the power he has at present he would still have only a half,if that, of the necessary ability to use it with any sense.

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    • 92
      CYNICAL OLD GIT says:

      On who’s authority is he in Davos will he be acting in the interests of this country or will he be entering into cosy little behind the scenes discussions with his EU handlers ?

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    • 180
      The Critic says:

      Nick Clegg, the leader who managed to reduce the number of seats acquired by his party in 2010 yet ended up in government ? The man who would deny us an EU referendum and who thinks the skewed electoral boundaries are OK. Hoping probably to jump into bed with Milliband in 2015 and continue in government.

      What democratic mandate does he have? In 2010 the poeple thought his party was worse than Labour.

      A cheap political tart and nothing more. He should shut up and be grateful for what he has.

      What next -Lord Clegg of Valencia perhaps?

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  6. 9
    Andrew Efiong says:

    He’s on the run and ducking for cover in Davos!

    Clegg will be swilling champagne whilst his party goes into meltdown over its inability to confront senior sex pests.

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  7. 10
    cep says:

    He doesn’t represent me or the company I work for, thank fuck..!

    We do business here(UK), the middle east and South America.

    Europeans are tightwad wankers who want 90 days to pay for everything.

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    • 127
      Psyche the Dog says:

      Yes I can remember the big sugar sale at Tesco’s 40 odd year ago, they bought a very large amount of sugar from the BSC payment 90 days, they sold it at cost, but they sold all the sugar in about a week and had the money in hand for 12 weeks, interest was quite high in those days, at least compared with today (barring Wonga and their like)

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    • 151
      Seeking an EU positive says:

      This is information you do not get in the BBC. What to expect if you try to sell into the EU/Common Market.

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  8. 12
    White Dee of Benefits ST. says:

    Nick youve got my vote,Mike sounds like my type of guy.

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  9. 16
    John Bellingham says:

    “He’s attending Davos to represent thousands of British businesses and the millions of British workers who rely on the UK’s position in Europe.”

    Britain’s position in Europe appears to mainly be laying back with eyes closed and legs and wallet wide open. A position that Lib-Dems seem to be keen on.

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    • 133
      Psyche the Dog says:

      Well, who has been in charge for the last 31/2 years old cock?

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      • 182
        John Bellingham says:

        41 years, I think that you will find.
        Fair comment, although the Lib-Dems have always been the most uncritical of teh EU, something to do with fancy jobs that do not require elections.
        By the way, weren’t you in a radio show with Arfur Daley?

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  10. 18
    Calamity Clegg, Chief Cockroach says:

    I don’t mind being called Calamity Clegg but Cowardly Clegg is a tad unfair.

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  11. 19
    Clegg might have bullshitted us in 2010 but NOT in 2015 says:

    Who cares ? Let Clegg go off for an all expenses paid by the British Taxpayer to Davos. He and the LibDems are irrelevant anyway. Hopefully these two scandals will cost him thousands of votes at May’s European elections and hopefully in 2015 consign LibDems to the rubbish bin of British politics

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    • 106
      CYNICAL OLD GIT says:

      He can do a lot of damage there in Davos talking to his Euromasters , remember where his first loyalty lies!

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  12. 23
    Joss Taskin says:

    Can’t we split the LibDems into two parties ?

    One half for perverts, fondlers and weirdos and the other half for normal people ?

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  13. 24
    Bert Birt says:

    Make the most of Davos, ya muppet. We’ll still be here – and mocking you and the LimpDum meltdown – when you get back.

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  14. 25
    Window Taxidermy says:

    Lib Dems always were a shower but doesn’t stop both Tories and Labour wanting to get into bed with them..

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  15. 26
    garbage produced garbage says:

    Hadn’t realised his was the party the got the most votes, wtf is he spending our taxpayers money on, I presume he’s gone to see if he can get a nice number with the rotten unelected EU gang.

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    • 98

      It’s fairly obvious Cleggy will be out of a job in the near future. Look for manoeuvres by the unspeakable Simon Hughes. Now there’s a potential leader in touch with his party….

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      • 142
        Anonymous says:

        This clip sums up Simon Hughes, Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems perfectly.

        You have to watch it or we will cut your h ead off.

        Lib Dems the party of peace. Inshallahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHZYXOm898Q

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        • 144
          Anonymous says:

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          • CYNICAL OLD GIT says:

            This needs to be shown on terrestrial television in all it’s hideous detail, in fact as an elected politician all his public utterances should be open to the widest scrutiny, a friend of mine was visibly shocked when I showed it to her on the internet, having never seen it before.

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  16. 28
    fed-up in britain says:

    clegg is a bona- fida gold plated Hunt.

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  17. 30
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote UKIP

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  18. 31
    Owen says:

    Sir James Dyson to create jobs for 3,000 engineers
    Sir James will double the size of his base in Malmesbury and triple the number of engineers he employs.

    Another rich bastard.

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  19. 35
    Ah! but, I don't believe her says:

    My wife claims she was never groped by DLT.

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      Bemused says:

      Even when I was young I always thought that DLT, Simon Bates, Paul Gambicini, “Kid” Jensen and Jimmy Saville were a bunch of sleazy middle-aged men that shouldn’t have been allowed anywhere near children and teenagers.

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  20. 36
    A Person says:

    So a long planned trip is called fleeing?

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      The LimpDums are a party of nonces says:

      Yep. Any sensible person would cancel the trip (which is entirely unimportant and very obviously a ‘jolly’) and deal with the immediate problem, namely that his party is infested with nonces and falling apart.

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  21. 37
    He's sorry says:

    He’s oh so sorry.

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  22. 38
    Anonymous says:

    He can meet up with that other shyster and war criminal Bliar!

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  23. 41
    Miriam Clegg says:

    Who the fuck is Nina!

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    • 50
      Toastie Clegg says:

      Somebody better point out that it’s also important for his party to maintain a place in UK politics, that place is rapidly looking like the gutter.

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    • 90
      Sir William Wayde says:

      There is little risk of our country losing its place in the World, unless dos Santos knows something new about plate tectonics.

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    • 118
      Casual Observer 2 says:

      Isn’t she one of those Beeb Weather Milfs?

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    • 154
      Biffo says:

      Who the tickets is Nick Clegg? That’s what I want to know. Oh you mean the failed ex-MEP- didn’t he suck on Brussels teats until he lost his seat? And soon to be failed ex-British politician by the sound of it.

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  24. 42
    How did this prick says:

    manage to get himself such a hot wife? Miriam is a gorgeous MILF. This wankstain should be with Sarah Teather. She’s more his league.

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  25. 46
    ████ 'changed my tune ' Hoon says:

    How the fuck can he claim to represent thousands of British businesses and millions of British workers when his scummy little Party got so few votes from the electorate ? Talk about delusions of grandeur !

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  26. 51
    OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT says:

    Camoron failed to win the 2010 against Gorgon’s open goal.

    It’s not the pathetic Clegg that we need to get rid of, it’s that lying overspending bumsex weakling Dave.

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  27. 52
    Shoving secretaries says:

    We also remember how Labour treated women. Gordon bullying and terrorising female staff at No10, shoving secretaries out of their chairs and throwing mobiles at terrified young women.

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    • 53
      Gordo Brown says:

      That’s because I am a power obsessed deluded fuckwit, and my constituents love me

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    • 55
      Delusional Politicians says:

      He doesn’t even represent 8% of the population!

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      • 64
        Long John Silver's parrot says:

        I think you are being very sexist here.

        Things were thrown at people regardless of their sex when they underperformed.

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      • 102
        How can they claim to be my representatives, they are all shite says:

        It’s 8 percent of those that actually voted, which is only around 65% of the nation.

        Around 5% of the nation voted LD. In other words, 95% of the nation did not vote for the now Deputy PM.

        Having said that, only around 14% voted for bumsex Dave the liar, or more accurately, 86% of the nation do not want that utter prick as PM.

        No party should be allowed to form a govenment without a 51% majority of the entire national electorate. Ever.

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  28. 54
    A BBC Special Correspondent says:

    What a coward!

    Just to think he could have stayed here and helped the Baldie Smith give the benefits scroungers a good once and for all kicking.

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  29. 58
    Chris Rennard, Mike Hancock, Chris Huhne, Mark Oaten, Cyril Smith says:

    Can we rely on your vote?

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  30. 59
    Gordon says:

    Where’s Nick?

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  31. 60
    Dazza says:

    Some leader… A bit worrying that he is DPM?

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  32. 62
    Glen Ghosclaci says:

    I can’t understand why everyone is being so nasty about the Lib Dems. In my experience and that of all my friends Lib Dems are not only morally far better people than the rest of the British population but also – and I speak from personal experience far more intelligent. In fact, I consider Lib Dems to be intellectually on a par with people from the continent of Europe and not at all Labour and Tory voters with their bad manners and vulgar political views. I always like to tell foreigners that I am ashamed of being British but enormously proud of being a Lib Dem. My friends all feel the same way.

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    • 68
      John Bull says:

      Fuck off back to Europe then!

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      Bemused says:

      It doesn’t seem odd to you that a party infested with hyper-intelligent beings is not doing that well in the polls then?

      Are you sure you are intelligent enough to be able to discern what intelligence actually is?

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      • 178
        Glen Ghosclaci says:

        Listen, you don’t get to decide what constitutes intelligence. There are very bright people in cultured places like Brussels and Luxembourg who can do that for you. The reason we are not doing well in the polls is that most British people are not clever enough to vote for us.
        We would do so much better if we were standing for office in a superior country.

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  33. 63
    Lord Rennard says:

    I hear Nick is out of town Miriam. Your place or mine?

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  34. 65
    The Bolsover Beast says:

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  35. 67
    Mike Hancock says:

    ‘Please give me a chance Nick, you never know my Princess xxx

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  36. 72
    Nick Clegg says:

    OMG! It’s all kicking off in the Guy News Room.

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  37. 74

    @ Alеx W

    That taxi trick is despicable. The MP tries to get a male date. If not successful, he just gets out of the cab and leaves you with the full fare to pay.

    You will likely not want to reveal him now as you may then not get stories from the others. Understandable.

    One day, soon I hope, you will get to the state where you can tell the entire truth, whenever you like and hang the consequences. They will still need you more than you need them.

    This scumbag MP will get caught out. I guarantee. If you don’t get him someone will.

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    • 97
      Mornington Crescent says:

      Hear, hear.

      Wik1’s, er, piece is both amusing and disturbing at the same time. Chr1st, what a hotbed of pervs, p00fs and general deviants Parliament is.

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      • 122

        Agree on amusing and disturbing.

        With regard to the latter, I am always amazed that they think that they can get away with it forever. Some do. But for most, they are encouraged by how easily they can flout any standards of decency. That realised they go on to the next step.

        Then one day, that next step falls away from beneath their feet…

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      • 176
        Bemused says:

        That was what concerned me.

        Gays are supposed to make up only 1% of the population. That would be 6 or 7 MPs. There must be more than that “outed” already, but Alex W. thinks there are far more still in the closet?

        What with the foreigners, children of foreigners, “outed” gays, closet gays, general pervs and expense fiddlers, are there ANY honest, decent and straight MPs in Parliament?

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  38. 77
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Going to a twerk class, funded by the EU.

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  39. 79
    Mike Hancock's Little Helpers says:

    This is Disgusting.

    The Portsmouth LibDems are trolling the comments section of the Portsmouth News. Trashing the woman and extolling Hancock.

    What hold has Hancock got over these people? Sex? Vice? Money?

    http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/politics/mike-hancock-s-alleged-victim-this-has-taken-far-too-long-1-5827361

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  40. 80
    Anonymous says:

    how would he or any politician know what “thousands of british businesses and” “millions of British workers” want regarding the eu? where’s our referendum? oh apparently it might happen in 2017!!!

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  41. 83
    George Entwistle asks says:

    Does anyone know what happened to me?

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  42. 84
    Fabians are EVIL says:

    Clegg is a snake oil salesman and the stupid wimmin voters fell for his bullshit.

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  43. 86
    Davos says:

    You will be ex-TERMINATED

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  44. 96
    Nick Clegg says:

    I love that Ant and Dick.

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  45. 101
    Fatty Pang says:

    I’m still here ! You can’t get me Forks !

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  46. 104
    Anonymous says:

    Celebrity chef: I had a great time at Clegg’s grace and favour home

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  47. 111

    Handycock could try the forward guidance route to his Admiral Winky and hold an MPC meeting at Portsmouth once a month.

    The Menacing Penis Committee would give indicators on trends and decide upon base rate movements in the light of inflation.

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  48. 117
    The Boy Clegg says:

    I’m desperate for another job and the EC beckons.

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  50. 137
    Diane Abbott says:

    It’s not fair, no one has attempted to molest me.

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  51. 141
    A bit of skirt says:

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  52. 158
    Pick litter for bennies says:

    Serious question,do politicians have a different “moral compass” to the rest of us?I,m thinking of illegal wars,secretary sh*gging,fraud,rent boys,theft sexual harassment etc etc.Normal people would accept their fate,do the time and never be heard of again but politicians keep fighting to keep what they think is their “entitlement”and in some cases are rewarded when the dust dies down.Just a thought.

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    • 165
      In what way is this a democracy? says:

      Those who actively seek power through the ballot box are also those most likely to be least suitable to use it benevolently.

      Oscar Wilde said, when being accepted as a member of a gentleman’s club, that he did not want to join any organisation that had such low standards as to accept him as a member.

      Same thing with Westminster. If they let you in, you must be a craven opportunist in the first place.

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    • 181
      FFS says:

      The political process tends to propel to the forefront alpha males (& females) with little restraint.

      Such people are more likely to consider themselves above the rule of law (because laws are set by inferior men), have a right to do what they want with women (especially detecting omega women as potential victims), have a right to take what money they want (because they can always justify that they have been hard done, by relative to other lesser men).

      You see it exemplified in many of the politicians, but also amongst celebrities and other people that have clawed their way to the top, particularly amongst those that have no real talent or ability where their alpha personality characteristics tend to morph into Narcissistic Personality Disorder. About 1% of the population are estimated to suffer from NPD and you can see how this particular disorder would actually help you progress in politics.

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  53. 168
    Biffo says:

    Parliament appears to attract people with the sort of morals that an alley cat would be ashamed to admit to – criminals & perverts of every persuasion who would sell their old mothers by the pound if there was a profit to be made. Start counting the honest ones on your fingers & I’d be surprised if you needed to use more than one hand.

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  54. 177
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    The limpdicks are pitiful. EUSSR lovers, harboring perverts, hiring criminals like Pryce and generally fucking up the wheels of Government with asinine green, trendy, lefty, grauniad rubbish. Hopefully they will be obliterated in 2015 and end up in the dustbin of history where they so rightly belong.

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  55. 183
    Nigel Farage says:

    Nick Clegg is my hero!.

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  56. 187
    Fleas of a Thousand Camels says:

    @postalvotes…

    Dont beat about the bush come straight out with it

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