February 5th, 2014

WATCH: Awkward Ed Miliband By-Election Moments

The Telegraph have done up Labour’s Wythenshawe and Sale East candidate good and proper. Mike Kane almost squirms out of his chair as he is asked why he voted for David Miliband to be Labour leader:

“Errrrrrrrrr, I am perfectly happy Ed Miliband’s leader, errrrrrrrrr, I just don’t accept the premise of your question. Do I pivot to the cost of living crisis? Ed’s doing a really good job…”

Balls’ face is classic.


  1. 1
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    There was not a single tube strike under Stalin.

  2. 2
    Labour Meltdown says:

    “do I pivot to the cost of living crisis?”

    He’s had media training but still falls flat. The voters might as well elect a tub of lard.

  3. 3
    Mad Frankie Maude says:

    “But officer… these Mini Cheddars are for personal use only. I’m not a dealer and had no intention to supply. You’ve got to believe me!”

  4. 4
    All the world says:

    balls, milliplonk and this nobead are all tw@s

  5. 5
    Ah! but says:

    …was Sally ever under Stalin?

  6. 6
    Return to your constituencies says:

    Candidate is a complete wank bag

  7. 7
    Bally Sercow says:

    I really love digger nick.

  8. 8
    Mitch says:

    Pity he didn’t have some English training.

    Why didn’t he just say: “I voted for David, but actually Ed has proved to be better”. A lie, of course, but a simple answer.

  9. 9
    Gromit via sign language says:

    Sally the beard has let the chutney ferret out of the bag?

  10. 10
    Len McClusky says:

    Have this Mike Kane bathed and delivered to my quarters.

  11. 11
    Mitch says:

    Actually, there were strikes under Stalin’s rule? Possibly not on the metro..

  12. 12
    Ed Miliband, Labour Saviour says:

    As it was written.

  13. 13
    The Labour Party says:

    We have a useless candidate crisis.

  14. 14
    Labour HQ says:

    Tub of Lard you say, mmmm.

    OK, where do we stick the red rosette?

  15. 15
    JH348324-03258 says:

    Oh come on, the guy is just the usual drone about to be parachuted in to a safe seat.

    You can’t expect him to have any actual principles or anything.

  16. 16
    Oxfam says:

    Never mind that – could you stop these people making fizzy drinks? It offends us.

  17. 17
    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    No mate, Stal­in’s rubber tubes never stopped day or night in the Lu­byanka underground.

  18. 18
    Paniagua V5.1 says:

    Are all these Labour drones based on the Stepford Wives?

  19. 19
    I'd never vote Lieber in a million years, but... says:

    I don’t see why Citizen Kane shouldn’t have supported David M. Everybody else did, apart from the unions.

  20. 20
    Yossa Arafat says:

    Gis a job.

  21. 21
    Sally Bercow says:

    God you’re really funny, about as funny as a dose of the trots… Now go and boil your head…

  22. 22
    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Judging by his accent at least he is a local candidate for local people. Labour don’t want no trouble ‘ere.

  23. 23
    EUHATER says:

    It got be’er an’ be’er an’ be’er !

  24. 24
    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Is it coz he’s white?

  25. 25
    Ed Miliband says:

    What is the bloody point of committing Fratricide when everyone insists on mentioning it?

    I’m so fed up I could scream.

  26. 26
    Ed Balls-Up says:

    It’s telling that a Labour member’s first instinct when asked a tough question is to “Pivot to the cost of living crisis”.

  27. 27
    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Because Balls would have nutted him.

  28. 28
    Keith Harris says:

    It’s like watching a bad ventriloquist show only there are two dummies.

  29. 29
    Tim Yeo says:

    Seems a nice place. Is there a golf course?

  30. 30

    He could have said: Look, they are all c*nts! So if I stood for the Tories or LibDems here I wouldn’t stand a chance. So what is your problem?

    A life on the expenses train beckons.

  31. 31
    was it something I said? says:

    He’ll still be elected with a thumping majority. Safe seats. Doncha just love ‘em?

  32. 32
    NGO Parasite. says:

    Will you stop paying the pally’s decent money. We need them in poverty otherwise we are toast and my 6 figure salary running Oxfam is in jeopardy.

  33. 33
    Cost-of-Labour-crisis says:

    They will.

  34. 34
    FrankField's Buttplug says:

    Mike has been a naughty boy – I will need to him to come to my study and bend over for six of the best. I can be quite strict when I have to be ducks.

    He isn’t there yet and he’s already entered the Westminster Wanker Of the Year Contest. I’m a bit put out about that, because I usually have the stickiest handshake in Parliament Cheeky cat.

  35. 35
    Orson Cart says:

    The nodding dog’s head will fall off one of these days.

  36. 36
    Truthteller says:

    Who on earth is going to vote for him?

  37. 37
    Sunny Jim says:

    The brain dead? The terminally insane?

  38. 38
    Proftastic says:

    It’s all they know, they have created them throughout labour’s history. I also give them an A* for creating several abroad, that’s a true gift! Being tallented enough to damage economies both at home and abroad, even when not in power.

  39. 39
    Proftastic says:

    That’s colloquially described as ‘labour activist’.

  40. 40
    Mr Rotivator says:

    Balls never took his eyes off of Kane. It was like he was there as part of the thought police.

  41. 41
    Anonymous says:

    “I teach leadership…it’s about vision, guts, gravitas”.


    Parliament is now infested with this kind of middlebrow, middle-manager, platitude-spouting prick.

    I doubt this ass will ever have more “vision” than is necessary to fill out an expenses claim…

  42. 42
    Fatty Pang says:

    I thought a seat in the Commons was a kind of welfare for unemployable former parliamentary aides…

  43. 43
    NE Frontiersman says:

    ‘I do a lot of teaching about leadership in my Movement for Change work…’
    This used to be the David Miliband fan club: what does it do nowadays?
    Does his leadership work consist in saying ‘Don’t vote for the wrong leader the way I did?’

  44. 44
    NE Frontiersman says:

    In the creepily bland cult-speak that can be found on the Movement for Change website comes a strange turn of phrase:

    ‘We believe that the way to achieve lasting change in local communities is by bringing people together and building their power to act collectively for common purpose.’

    CP used to be the old expression for a criminal conspiracy, by strange coincidence.
    Is it one of those trigger-words for the brainwashed to act out their programming, like the Queen of Diamonds in the Manchurian Candidate?

  45. 45
    NE Frontiersman says:

    JS Mill described the Empire as ‘A vast system of outdoor relief for the English middle classes’.
    Now we’ve got nowhere useful to get shot of them such as a tea-plantation in Assam, they’re cluttering up the public sector.

  46. 46
    broderick crawford says:


  47. 47
    broderick crawford says:

    the lady is never under anyone , she is a devotee of the venus butterfly position in the KS .

    No way is she a missionary.

  48. 48
    broderick crawford says:

    thought police ???

    the man couldn t get arrested never mind monitor one.

  49. 49
    broderick crawford says:


    feck off. there are nt even jobs for live people and you re dead !!

  50. 50
    Proftastic says:

    Common purpose = CP = Communist Party

    You see that ‘common purpose’ phraseology wherever you find hardline socialists or their writings these days. It’s the term they use to identify each other. I’m told it’s also whispered at meetings and social gatherings.

  51. 51
    NE Frontiersman says:

    Curious how that scourge of corruption and insider dealing, Private Eye, never mentions Common Purpose.
    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100191270/rotherham-hislop-common-purpose/ is on the money for once.

  52. 52
    David Miliband says:

    Thank you for supporting me. I do wish you were a union leader though….

  53. 53
    Proftastic says:

    Hislop too? Doesn’t surprise me the way HIGNFY changed. CP graduates are trapped in a web pf privilege, obligation and fear. They have no idea what true common purpose they are serving.

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