February 3rd, 2014

Yeo: “Too Close To Call”
Will He Walk Like an Egyptian Today?

The BBC won’t call it and local sources say this afternoon’s result for Tim Yeo’s de-selection is on a knife edge:

Meanwhile, the absentee MP spent the weekend in Cairo.

If Yeo survives Neo-Guido pays up a hundred quid and we spend it on drowning our sorrows, if Yeo goes Guido pays and we celebrate. Win win.


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    Anne McIntosh says:

    I feel his pain.

    I’m applying to join Labour. Ed Miliband has the right vision for a One Nation Britain faced with the cost of living crisis and bedroom tax and he will freeze energy prices and restore the 50p top tax rate.

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    Meanwhile says:

    Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – EU Commission

    You don’t say……………

  4. 4
    Hard Man says:

    You gonna kill me? No one’s gonna fucking kill me!

    Except maybe Well ‘ard.

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    Gordon Brown says:

    I bottled it. And now I have to spend the rest of my days in the knowledge that if I hadn’t bottled it in 2007, I’d have probably won with a small majority.

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    John Bull (British Bulldog) says:

    The Westminster village waits with bated breath for the outcome of a local candidate election.

    Meanwhile, our great Union sleepwalks towards the humiliating fiasco of national disintegration.

    Those beyond these shores who are ill-disposed towards us are licking their lips at the prospect of a Britain fragmented, confounded and in disarray.

    226 days and counting. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.

    Ask yourself – what are YOU doing to preserve our great United Kingdom?

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    Geedo Goffa v Geedo Boss says:

    So H@rry is betting that Yeo stays and his boss is betting Yeo goes.

    My money is on the Office boy being right.

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    Cymro oddi ar y llinell says:

    And if it’s a draw, Wiki-G pays and you look for a new intern.

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    A Inglisher says:

    Ask yourself – what are YOU doing to preserve our great United Kingdom?

    I’m doing fuck all mate. Only the Jocks get to vote.

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    Casual Observer 6 says:

    I rather think that N’eo may have a better handle on Lodge politics than Guido. Classic common sense vs. the corrupt and concealed truth.

    Still – there could be an upset. If they keep Y’eo then Suffolk is prime territory for UKIP and a lot of maybe unwanted negative press attention.

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    Wiki-G says:

    Temporary Assistant Bus Ticket Editor, if you don’t mind.

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    FrankField's Buttplug says:

    Well done, duckie. You can always hedge your bets like me and help dear Mr Duncan-Smith so that you can be on both sides of the fence. He really is a lovely man. I’d happily bend over backwards for him

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    Mitch says:

    How can Yeo work succesfully with a local executive who don’t want him?

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    Granny says:

    I have plenty of vinegar and mixed spices, but there does not seem to be a big enough empty jar in the cupboard under the sink.

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    English Pensioner says:

    If Yeo is not de-selected, it will leave UKIP in there with a fighting chance!

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    Leonid Kharitonov says:

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    lojolondon says:

    I seriously hope that some of the fence-sitters will see that Yeo has gone golfing and strike him out!! Time to speak up for the ordinary people!

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    The Green Movement says:

    Doesn’t anybody think about the poor windmills?

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    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    He’s managed it perfectly well thus far. From a golf course at the other end of the country.

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    Coming up on the outside says:


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    The British Public says:

    If he isn’t deselected, it will show the Tories are still not capable of reforming themsleves.

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    INCOMING............ says:

    FFS endless ‘armchair chats’ on the BBC promoting his fucking pamphlet full of bollocks…

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    Every single fucking member of the Europe'an Commission says:

    It’s breathtaking we can get away with so much!

    Now, time for luncheon followed by a little bit on the side for the afternoon – these Romanian birds are damn hot, you know.

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    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    “Wardrobe, fresh underpants for Mister Kemp !”

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    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Can hardly wait….

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    Is the shit deep enough says:

    Who should replace him? I would go for Portillo providing he keeps to his political shows expressing his opinion. Best thing he ever did showing up the slurring from new labour and Ashdowns Lib Dem for what they are first and foremost.

    Around Bath average Lib Dems and Labour candidates is 22 years in 2015. One has already drop sighting stress of exams.

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    David Cameron says:

    My Hero, and role model

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    Mitch says:

    I bet ‘The Establishment’ are sh*tting themselves.

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Taxi for Yeo!.

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    Sue says:

    The more the working class see middle class lefties like Owen, Brigstock, Steel & Rufus Hound talking down to them from the bastion of leftism that is the BBC about what they “need to believe in” the more they will turn to Ukip – the only party to speak up for them.

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    Anonymous says:

    You mean if he is deselected his only hope is to join Ukip. He should be old enough soon.

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    Sue says:

    Who voted for you?

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    By de-selections says:

    Labour staff, Labour Cabinet members and Labour MPs tolerated him for far too long a time. It should be in their DNA representing such people. Nasty lot.

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    Mustapha Djinn says:

    Don Quixote thinks about nothing else. He is Tim’s hero you know.

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    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    Owen you silly little t**t -you are the establishment – you whore yourself around the BBC and mainstream press so you much you can almost be classified as a pillock – I meant pillar – of the Establishment

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    Direct and to the point says:

    Are you a p’aedophile ?

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    Anonymous says:


    He’s not kidding. He means that the BBC will promote it for him and invite him
    onto QT as a respected author.

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    non taxable says:

    If he goes the Sun headline might well be: Yeo, Heave-Ho.

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    Everyone's a critic says:

    It’s an autobiography.

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    WoRaft Chihuahua says:

    We could take down the Gill statue of Ariel at the BBC and put up one of Owen with his rippling pecs and pout, waving his little sickle and saving da werking classes.

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    Fairy story says:

    Rufus Hound…….lol…..what a twat

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    EUHATER says:

    Since when is it in the remit of the EU to send soldiers anywhere .
    Maybe we missed the vast panzer armies of Luxembourg and Greece with their Maltese allies using their military might to bring about justice and peace in the world when we weren’t looking

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    EUHATER says:


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    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Win win soundds good to me!

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    The Sun says:

    Yeo is in De Nile about his future.

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    EUHATER says:

    This is no longer punny

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    The Sun says:

    OK how about ….

    Yeo begs for Morsi?

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    EUHATER says:

    No mention of this on the BBC london news, is she Labour?

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    EUHATER says:

    Yoe’ll be sari !

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    Angry natives says:

    He wasnt so brave up the Newtownards Road….

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    Biased BBC says:

    Got it in one.

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    nmj says:

    Is he seriously thinking that people will actually buy it? I really can’t see riots in Waterstones as customers fight over the last copy.

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    Fart box says:

    Fuck that twat and fuck the South Suffolk Tories. All a bunch of thick Hunts anyway. They deserve a fuckwit like him to represent them.

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    R Hon DC says:

    Every country has it’s corruption, presumably including the UK, I think Geedes wants to start probing there, until the UK has got rid of ALL its corruption we can hardly point the finger of blame

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    R Hon DC says:

    Couldn’t resist this one, I’ve not seen before, ehh it takes thee back.

    I bet neither of the Two Fokkers could do that, especially after a bit of a few water of lifes

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    Vazdazzle says:


    The cnut is going.

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