March 26th, 2014

That UKIP Expectation Management Strategy in Full

Godfrey Bloom is on as message as ever:

“Well Nigel Farage has to win. He can’t draw. A draw is not enough. It’s Nigel’s subject, it’s Nigel’s baby. It’s UKIP’s thing, so consequently he can’t come away having just drawn the game… He has to win and he has to win convincingly… I think he will because Nick Clegg has an Achilles heel in his argument as I discovered when I was in Sheffield.”

Talking the talk…


  1. 1
    Festina lente says:

    Too far, too fast, sunshine

  2. 2
    Yearning for a British Ron Paul says:

    Godders should be brought back as an MEP candidate for this May, he is the best member of the party on a level with Farage. Bloom was the only politician in the UK who would talk about the scam that is fiat money.

    Anyway, let’s hope Farage CRUSHES Clegg.

  3. 3
    Lord Owen Jones of The Cottage says:

    Get in there Nigel,destroy Clegg please.

  4. 4
    FrankFisher says:

    Personally, I think Nigel should just shake hands then kick him in the nuts

  5. 5
    Sense Or says:

    Which football team did he manage ?

  6. 6
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote UKIP

  7. 7
    jdseanjd says:

    Is Farage the real deal, or another phoney, like EU fans, Cloggedup, Minibrain & Camoron?
    Beats me.

  8. 8
    I was Hitlers missing bollock says:

    3 million jobs at stake, blah blah, ex pats living abroad, blah blah, better off in blah blah blah.. EU migrants have enriched the nation.. blah blah blah.the usual bollocks from a troughing EU loving prick.. Medhi Hussein can do one too.

  9. 9
    Far Parr says:

    It is not that Farage dare not lose but that Clegg must win, and win decisively, if he is to retain any credibility.

  10. 10
    My other vote is at a bedsit says:

    He’s right, you know

  11. 11
    nigels parachute says:

    Why do pro europe politicians constantly say that the only way to reform the eu is from the inside?

    If being on the inside meant we could reform it, wouldn’t we have reformed it by now?

  12. 12
    LibDem says:

    Why did you do this Cleggy?
    You’ll have been hung, drawn, and quartered by tomorrow.

  13. 13
    The British Public says:

    If Clegg comoes out with that guff, he is going to lose. We have heard it all before and for millions of us, it no longer washes.

  14. 14
    Tardkiller says:

    Nick will have Nigel by the balls, there is plenty of ammo out there to show just how useless and crap EUkip are

  15. 15
    Centipede says:

    Any argument in defence of the EU has more Achilles heels than me.

  16. 16
    Tony Blair is a war criminal says:

    Clegg doesn’t have any. His wife removed them.

  17. 17
    Anonymous says:

    I’ve seen him at close quarters and I am confident he is the real thing. He may have a few posers around him but Farage is what it says on the tin – libertarian, free market, individual liverty, national self-government and friendly cooperation with others.

    What is wrong with any of that.

    Oh, he smokes (tonacco!), drinks (so do I) and he likes a laugh (even at himself).

  18. 18
    The British Public says:

    As I see it, UKIP only has one job: to get us out of the EU. There are no other expectations on UKIP.

    Whereas the LibDems have to show that the EU works well and will go on working well into the far distant future. That is a very big ask.

    I think a strategy of throwning shit at UKIP for not fixing an unworkable system will fail.

  19. 19
    Europhiliac left wing twat says:

    We learned that the best way to ‘reform’ the British establishment was from the inside.
    So we apply that logic to the EU with one subtle difference.
    We don’t want to reform it.

  20. 20
    Gordon Brown says:

    Manchester Athletic Wednesday

  21. 21
    The Hun says:

    Please don’t leave. When ze frogs collapse ve need you to help us bail zem out.

  22. 22
    jgm2 says:

    Nigel and UKIP show up make their pre-programmed speeches and then fuck off. They don’t engage with the EU because they don’t want to be party to any of the industrial amounts of paperwork and legislation it generates.

    They’re making the point that while y’all go through with your charade there are millions of people in the UK alone who want no part of your fucking nonsense.

    When Labour had 400 or so seats post 1997 there was no point the Tories showing up to vote (they did but they needn’t have bothered). Labour just rammed through any old fucking madness with its massive majority. UKIP just doesn’t even bother pretending to be interested in their idiocies.

    I don’t blame them.

  23. 23
    Bill Quango MP says:

    I would be very worried if that was the main plank of the argument. “UKIP aren’t very interested in the EU parliament.”

    No one is very interested in the EU parliament. Its too easy for Farage to counter. And he already has.

    Clegg better have something a lot stronger than that.

  24. 24
    thostids says:

    I thought the Debate is on the Merits of membership of the EU, not those of UKIP. I can see Clegg trying to glue the LibDems to the pro-EU vote but as UKIP will demonstrate, the only place where the LibDems will be after the next General Election is nowhere. A repeat of the Euro -Election coming to them soon!

  25. 25
    President supreme Von Rumpy pumpy says:

    District 9 was the name of that place where they dumped all the aliens wasn’t it?
    From now on Britain shall be known as EU district 9.

  26. 26
  27. 27
    Lefty Comedian says:

    I believe passionately in the EU.

    However if 1 million Eastern European comedians had come to the UK and undercut the comedy circuit price and made TV and comedy club work hard to come by, I might not be quite so arselickingly in favour.

  28. 28
    Socialism is theft says:

    The big question is who has decided who is in the audience? Hopefully it is not a typical BBC-style selected audience.

  29. 29
    Dot Cottons fag says:

    There will be an audience who will be allowed to jeer and cheer, say’s Burley. Seeing as Murdoch’s Sky leans left these days, can we expect an impartial audience or a bussed in question time type audience. I smell a stitch up.

  30. 30
    Lefty Comedian says:

    Have you any actual numbers of dead disabled people killed by the government?
    Last CIF comment I read had the figures as high as 1 million and as few as none.

    Whatever .. However many the number of dead disabled people might be it won’t ever exceed the number of newly created disabled people from the left wing desired Iraq war.

  31. 31
    C.O.Jones says:

    They will probably borrow the audience from the BBC. They will obviously then be an unbiased audience due to the BBC’s charter.

  32. 32
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Rupert is no fan of Dave. Leveson and phonegate and all that.
    So I doubt Sky will be any more pro-Clegg than average.

    And the average appears to be about 9%.

  33. 33
    Socialism is theft says:

    They once said all those jobs were at risk by not being in the Euro.

    Now they say those jobs are at risk if we leave the wretched EU. But the opposite is the case. It is the red tape inflicted on UK businesses by the EU that is costing the UK jobs. Just as it has cost jobs over most of Euroland.

    Farage should ask Clegg how come Norway and Switzerland have prospered by not being in the EU?

  34. 34
    Bloke says:

    Now we discover that Gaydo is not only pro-fox, but anti UKIP as well.

    I used to think the tosser was on our side.

  35. 35
    jgm2 says:

    Are they hunting disabled people with hounds? That’s a bit off. They should at least cripple the hounds to even it up a bit.

  36. 36
    Not in my name says:

    But Clegg is such a wet blanket all the fine evidence will be of no use in the harsh & cruel balance of public opinion: he has “loser” written all over him.

  37. 37
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Don’t forget “Can’t sell any products to the EU.. Will need a £90 visa to visit France…Letters will cost more…Won’t be allowed in the Champions League..Banned from European song contest…Kicked out of the G7 .. kicked out of Nato… 100 hour working week .. Excluded from world trade talks .. erm…erm… ..erm…. Will lose Gibraltar!…erm…

  38. 38
    The BBC says:

    What are you all on about?

    We know of no debate.

  39. 39
    Garfield says:

    I’m trying to think up a comment about Clegg but all I can think of is Max Cliffords 5 1/2 flaccid todger.

  40. 40
    jgm2 says:

    Yep. UKIP will simply use the S&P argument. The EU/Westminster is shit. True, it’s no worse than Westminster/Holyrood but if we leave then at least it will be our shit fucking things up rather than EU/Westminster shit. Plus if we jump ship we won’t be responsible for whichever world of shit they embroil themselves in as they continue their delusions of Empire.

    It’s a simple message and one that is difficult if not impossible to refute.

  41. 41
    jgm2 says:

    That’s what Cameron thought when he agreed to have a three-way debate between Brown, Clegg and himself.

  42. 42
    Too true says:

    Of course he’s anti UKIP.

    He’s a true blue money monkey……like the rest of his treacherous party.

    He’d sell his own children for cash.

  43. 43
    A Chinaman says:

    The EU are presently mulling new sanctions against Russia.

    Should not Nigel be mulling with them rather than giving TV debates ?

  44. 44
    Sue Denim says:

    I’ll pay £90 NOT to visit France.

  45. 45
    The public says:

    Someone still reads the Independent.

    Ahhh..That’s kind of sweet, isn’t it.

  46. 46
    The public says:

    Retain ?

  47. 47
    M102 says:

    It will definately be a stitch up. Like X factor (not that I watch that shite).

  48. 48
    BBC Red Bottom says:

    SHHHHHHH! For God’s sake don’t let them decriminalise the telly tax AND stop us getting handouts from the EU!

  49. 49
    Bill Quango MP says:

    First question from the audience for Mr Clegg….

    “Thank you .. Mr Clegg. Why are you happy to debate the merits of the EU yet you won’t allow the British public a referendum on Europe?”

  50. 50
    Universal Hissing says:

    Same level of debate for Scottish indy then. We’re all going to die when the sky falls in post Westminster rule.

    It’s odd.I never thought that being an oil producing country is a very bad thing indeed.Osborne freakonomics.

  51. 51
    Podiceps says:

    He has the choice of two pointless talking shops, but one of them is on television.

  52. 52
    Jasmin Beckett says:

    i read that they want to set the foodbank people to eating the disabled. That cuts down on foodbank use and the disabled..And I think they want to make poor people eat their neighbours. It was in the Guardian. But I was crying so much that I can’t remember the details.
    I want all neighbours dead!
    Vote labour!

  53. 53
    David Cummerbund says:

    I agree with jgm2

  54. 54
    Bill Quango MP says:

    hello – long time no hiss.

  55. 55
    Dot Cottons fag says:

    If I were Farage I think I would start with. ” If you were to say anything that undermined the EU as an institution, you would immediately forfeit your £60,000 a year pension, is that correct Mr Clegg.

  56. 56
    Nick Clegg says:

    Bugger. I was hoping for an easy one for starters. Something about swivel eyed racists..? Anyone want to ask that one? The civil service have written me some great jokes about it..

  57. 57
    Owen Jones says:

    Thought you might enjoy this one Guido.

    ♫ Cliffs Of Doneen – Christy Moore

  58. 58
    BC says:

    All either irrelevant, untrue or to be welcomed – take your pick.

    Popcorn ready, Look forward to seeing Clegg made to look like the brain dead incompetent traitor he is.

  59. 59
    Godfrey Bloom's Bingo Bingo Land says:

    Eyes down for a full house…of immigrants.

    Two and Eight 28…million Romas heading for Blighty.

    On its own number 6…million muzzies already hear.

    Number 10…used to be Maggie’s den, now occupied by a useless EU quisling.

  60. 60
    Wipper In says:

    Its fine, we use one in a wheel chair, and always start on a hill.Tally Ho.

  61. 61
    Axe The Telly Tx & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    Latest polls show Pro-EU LibLabCon on 67% and Anti-EU UKIP on 23% for the Euro elections.

    UKIP outnumbered 3 to 1.

    If UKIP can’t even manage to get more votes than the LibLabnCon in a low turnout Euro election then they might as well call it a day and wind the party up.

    Bye bye UKIP :-)

  62. 62
    burt11 says:

    Dunno if anyone heard IDS on Today this morning but he sounded completely barking

  63. 63
    Kay Burlesque says:

    Having found the plane

    Dirty Digger Junior has asked ME to arrange the debate

    I will have another lifting before I appear

  64. 64
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    You are Evan Davies and i claim my £145.50 refund.

  65. 65
    Love the looks on their faces as they try to control the faeces in their pants says:

    Here’s the LibDem leader and Danny Alexander dealing with an unexpected interruption.

    If you are a supporter of Clegg and his ilk, feel proud of your leaders.

    If you’re not, have a good laugh at their scurrying away. The LibDem way, ignore problems. Scared shitless, they scarper, and their supporters disappear.

  66. 66
    Cressida's Dick says:

    If you don’t like Farage, fine.

    If you don’t like UKIP, fine.

    If you want to put a rocket up the ring of the LibLabCon cabal because you’re totally pissed of with the lot of them……………..

  67. 67
    Economist says:

    Donn’t forget UK share of EU bailout of Ukraine

    Between $4 and $7 billion added to national debt

    The City, as usual, take the private profits and socialise the costs

  68. 68
    M103 says:

    then vote independent

  69. 69
    Lord Owen Jones of The Cottage says:

    I’m making an important announcement tonight! Stay tuned…

  70. 70
    Liar, liar .... Cleggs undies on fire says:

    I thought it was 5.25inches?

    Who, besides any people watching from padded cells, is likely to think that whatever Clegg says is truthful? Given his ‘promises’ so far, and the number of them that he has actually kept, why should anyone believe anything that the charlatan now says?

  71. 71
    oioi says:
  72. 72
    jgm2 says:

    If they borrow a typical ‘balanced’ BBC audience then Clegg could be in trouble too. Labour apologists hate him for siding with the Tories instead of The Imbecile and also for the student fees U-turn.

  73. 73
    Cressida's Dick says:

    ..and feel good about it no doubt but you’ll still have LibLabCon.

  74. 74
    Meanwhile in Ukraine says:

    Brown shirt on brown shirt murders start

    Svoboda Party Interior Minister orders murder of Right Sector leader

    As programmed by the CIA

    On berhalf of the State Department, Mrs Nuland sent her congratulations to the murderers and said she wanted total chaos in Ukraine

  75. 75
    Cressida's Dick says:

    Make no mistake about it, Cameron and Milliband might not be there but they stand full square behind Clegg tonight.

    Sky being as impartial as the British Buggering Corporation.

  76. 76
    Loser Clegg says:

    Stoke Academicals Thursday

  77. 77
    Cressida's Dick says:

    If Farage is clever he’ll slip tuition fees in somewhere, that’s Clegg’s Achilles heel.

  78. 78
    Pollster says:

    Was Ben Brogan there also?

    With Guido? (As we suggested this morning)

    Nigel is getting the symbolism right…

  79. 79
    Watching Kay Burley Closely says:

    OTT,I’m being kind

  80. 80
    Cressida's Dick says:

    4 folks on the Sky panel in St Margarets. 1 Pole, 1 Dutch, 1 guy with European parents, very impartial….not.

    Oh, and an ex copper.

    Update : Now we’ve got a Swede and a German.

    Fuck me Nige, you’ve got your work cut out.

  81. 81
    Pollster says:

    It is a rational and coherent programme

    Perhaps he will kick the gangster oligarchs out at the same time

    And confiscate their ill gotten assets

    And restore a little national pride

  82. 82
    Biased, no it's Sky says:

    Agree, Sky is as unbiased as the bBBC, it’s like watching a fight with the UKIP fighter having his hands tied behind his back

  83. 83
    Good Hoe says:

    That Ferrarie Bloke is better than any Beeboid I’ve ever seen ot heard.

  84. 84
    Grant Shapps says:

    Eyes down

  85. 85
    Phos4 says:

    Mr Clegg, If Sudhir Choudhrie and his son Bhanu are convicted of the bribery charges they are arrested for, will you give back £1.5M donation from Choudhrie family and their private health businesses?

  86. 86
    Universal Hissing says:

    Waves. I’m taking an interest in haggis politics & don’t want to inflict it on all you good people.

  87. 87
    Moizee says:

    Man Friday United

  88. 88
    Average white bloke says:

    I like Godfrey Bloom, and his wife.
    They both like a laugh, they can take it, and they don’t bullshit.

  89. 89
    Cor Blimey says:

    Not in the spirit of we will fight them on the beaches.
    More like let us run away with our tail between our legs.
    Leadership – what leadership?

  90. 90
    Anonymous says:

    “Farage has to win”
    by playing the prevented plebiscite card. Yet without revealing if this represents a permanent move toward policy selection by the majority (true democracy). Or just a one-off introductory offer to future rule, under his personal untested ideology.

    “Clegg has an Achilles heel”
    wedged firmly in his mouth. After reneging on his election promise, and not immediately submitting himself for re-election. Then blocking the democratic demand for an MP accountability recall facility, for voters.

  91. 91
    Anonymous says:

    This is the only site I visit to know all I need to know about UKIP

  92. 92
    jdseanjd says:

    I’ll drink to that. :)

  93. 93
    jdseanjd says:

    Encouraging, thanks.

  94. 94
    Nigel for Pope says:

    Brilliant summation- don’t forget to consign that fat cow Abbott to hell too!

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