April 16th, 2014

Facts are Sacred: Guardian Grovel For Polly, Again

The Guardian have been forced into a humiliating climb down and apology to former Sun man Richard Caseby, yet again, after Polly went off on one about the new Director of Comms at DWP:

The following correction was published on 15 April 2014: A Comment article about the treatment of disabled people by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) stated: “Forget civil service factual information: Duncan Smith has just hired a Murdoch managing editor from the Sun and Sunday Times as DWP communications director. Perhaps he helps hone Duncan Smith’s terminological inexactitudes.” We are happy to accept that Richard Caseby, the strategic director of communications at the DWP, carries out his duties in a thoroughly honest, diligent and professional manner. He was not hired by Iain Duncan Smith, the secretary of state for work and pensions, but works as a civil servant. We apologise for any misunderstanding. In addition, the writer of the article said that “PIP replaces the disability living allowance” (DLA). To clarify: DLA is still available for children up to the age of 16.”

If you can’t trust the Guardian or the Mirror, who can you trust these days?


131 Comments

  1. 1
    Whippersnapper2 says:

    Surely nobody reads nor listens to this maniac who*e these days – her Italian marbles have long gone.

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  2. 3
    Antipo-dean says:

    I’n perceflty hapy too trsut teh Grauniad to bee incmoheprnesbile.

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    • 43
      The Grouniad / Brown Bullshit Corpse (Prezza guest editor) says:

      what you what to know i dont understand and me wiv no aylevorls

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    • 121
      The Growler says:

      “If you can’t trust the Guardian or the Mirror, who can you trust these days?” Well certainly NOT the Sun, nobody is responsible for any thing because nobody can remember anything except none of them did not do anything wrong. Geedes you are one of them now, should have stayed with Dirty Des and gone to the Sexpress.

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  3. 4
    The British media are cunts says:

    The BBC? They never lie do they?

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    • 95
      End justifies the means says:

      Like all good leftwits, sometimes it is acceptable to lie for the greater good of the socialist cause

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      • 122
        The Growler says:

        “I did not do anything wrong”, that sentence has grown whiskers by now, trotted out by all of the politicos so much so no one believes them and automatically judges them guilty.

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  4. 5
    John Page says:

    Where an article is corrected, the writer’s name should appear in the correction.

    A press code should mandate this.

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  5. 7
    Ploppy says:

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    • 11
      The British media are cunts says:

      Which one is the fat ugly dyke?

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      • 23
        Do you hate women? says:

        Your mum.

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        • 56
          Brian Dead-Chav says:

          Polly ticks? I doubt she does, but like the broken watch she resembles, she can still be right, twice a day. The rest of the time wrong. In Tuscany.

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          • The Growler says:

            You go on about Poll Doll’s villa in Tuscany almost as if you a jealous of her money and wealth, you write for a “newspaper” as she does (provided some proprietor is willing to pay you), Geedes works for The Masters “newspaper” the Sun, still don’t know anyone who’s read it

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      • 112
        broderick crawford says:

        Did Toynboy actually manage to get on a plane and be allowed through Stansted or was that a holograph of her beamed in from Chiantishire .?

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  6. 8
    The British media are cunts says:

    Fat Polly spouts lies all the time. She’s just a fatter version of Cathy Newman

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  7. 10
    jgm2 says:

    Just been for a short dr*iv* around the shire. Radio Five filled with people phoning in complaining that their wages haven’t gone up and that there’s no recovery.

    It’s almost as if there’s an organised campaign by the bedwetters to rebut any good news at all. Some fucking school teacher who sounded like she was about seven moaning about having no pay rise ‘in real terms’ for years.BBC failed to ask her about the annual incremental marches up the ‘common pay spine’.

    What these fuckers really mean is that they’ve only had one pay rise a year instead of two.

    C*unts.

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    • 25
      Indeed says:

      They get an automatic increment every year for about 7-odd years after qualifying. End up on about £30k?

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      • 49
        Anonymous says:

        “qualify” . . . . QUALIFY. . . . ?????

        In what FFS ?

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        • 115
          Fred the pensioner says:

          Going out on strike and waving NUT placards about whilst getting in everybody’s way. Takes a lot of practice that!

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        • 124
          The Growler says:

          A go and do likewise and show them how it is done for 6 months then tell us how well you did.

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    • 83
      Everyone remembers a crappy teacher says:

      School teachers are childish folk who were too scared to think of what they wanted to do when they grew up. They know nothing about anything useful.

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      • 107
        Táxpáyér says:

        School teachers are often people with a chip who can only get by, by pushing kids around.

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    • 113
      broderick crawford says:

      Radio Five Dead . Don ‘ t listen to it . The fewer listeners it has the quicker it will be axed .

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  8. 12
    Ed Miliwit says:

    It’s a cost of lying crisis!

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    • 125
      The Growler says:

      Ed maybe to you no living crisis but the lower orders or finding hard to get by, if say your grocery bill is £150 (man woman and 2 sproggs) per week and you are on £100K and your bill goes up by £20 the increase is proportionally small compared with your incom but if you are on £20K the increase is proportonally much higher to you.

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  9. 16
    Garage mechanic says:

    Its completely trashed mate! Smashed to bits. And someone has been over revving the engine. It must have been over heating for a decade or more.
    I think its pretty much a write off.

    Ed Balls – But I only touched bumpers!

    Garage mechanic; oh , sorry mate. I thought we were talking about that economy you left us.

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    • 57
      Ed Twelvety Balls says:

      It was just a seven point turn. Seven comes after eleventeen, doesn’t it?

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      • 62
        Nick Clog says:

        No, seven is a much bigger number than eleventeen.

        It is the number between 98 and 100, when used as a percentage.

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    • 39
      The most amusing claim ever says:

      Age comes to us all……but in most cases you gain common sense and experience of real life as you age(NOT always though)

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      • 58
        Old Nick Heavenly (alive and kikin) says:

        The last time that I saw my ex wife it was only the fa

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      • 68
        Old Nick Heavenly (alive and kikin) says:

        I would not have recognised my ex wife, a formerly good looking woman, if she had not been in the same hotel room as my daughter

        Fat and ugly;

        Too much booze, fags and lies; It all shows on the face.

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    • 45
      Tuscan Tone says:

      Too much of the vino?

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    • 130
      RightwinggitRedux says:

      The socialist toxin always bleeds out through the skin and uglifies…damages the mind as well.

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  11. 18
    BBC Spokesman says:

    Well, you can always trust the nations biggest and most trusted Broadcaster….

    Due to unique way that it is funded, the BBC is completely free of bias and school boy errors .

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  12. 19
    Hacked off with Polly the Beeboid Hack says:

    Was it one of them full page apologies?

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  13. 21
    t42 says:

    What colour is Toynbee’s Rolls Royce?

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  14. 22
    Only good for lighting the stove says:

    I don’t trust the Mirror or the Grauniad, but then I don’t trust anyone else either.
    I don’t trust the Torygraph as the five-year-old office boy who types it can’t fucking spell at all.

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  15. 26
    Does Guido love D-Smith says:

    “Perhaps he helps hone Duncan Smith’s terminological inexactitudes”.

    NO APOLOGIES FOR THAT LINE

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    • 51
      Mike Robe says:

      The story here is a reminder of the facility with which the bankster influenced DWP now exerts its narrative on the presstitutes. It was quite a day when the otherwise sceptical Peter Oborne was invited to look around a Dunce Smith Potemkin Jobcentre Plus – and got totally pwned in the process.

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  16. 27
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

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  17. 29
    Liverpool Victim Culture says:

    I think Polly’s articles are written by a bot and just include various combo phrases designed to whip up Lefties into a click-tastic froth.

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  18. 31
    Fishy says:

    Toynbee, is not only a crap writer, she writes some of the most disgusting, bile ridden stuff in British journalism today.

    So as a tribute to and reflection of her journalistic form, I’d It’s time the cu*nt left to spend more time with her tortellini.

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  19. 32
    Potty Toynbee says:

    MORE TORY LIES.

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  20. 35
    BREAKING NEWS says:

    You have to laugh!

    P*ul Flowers, the former Co-op Bank chairman, has been charged with drug possession, prosecutors have said.
    :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

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    • 38
      Strangeways Inmate says:

      FFS – Is this a F***ing joke? And no you can’t start sending someone to gaol for doing drugs. This is a f***ing outrage. And there’s got to be time to collect witness statements and all that – can’t possibly have him in custody before April 2016 that would be totally out of order. And there’s spaces in Wandsworth anyway if need be.

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  21. 36
    Seen elsewhere says:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2605677/Mother-two-never-worked-encouraged-daughter-pregnant-council-house-easy-life-benefits.html

    Being the Mail, don’t know how much of it might be true. Will wait to see whether she accuses it of misquoting her or misreporting her role.

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    • 84
      C O (Ξ7q1) says:

      The Daily Mail can be relied on to demonize the poor.

      Likely true, but will be presented in such a way as to make the people involved look as bad as possible.

      Not that these folk are breaking the rules, but intentional inter-generational sponging off of the system is something that is unsustainable in the long term. Problem is set to get worst now the professionals are moving in from poor Euro lands.

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      • 109
        Seen elsewhere says:

        I’d suggest this is not about the poor, let alone the Daily Mail demonising the poor.

        It’s about a lifestyle choice in which a single mother, sponging council housing and other state handouts to support that lifestyle over 20 years, makes clear it was a deliberate choice and encourages offspring to do the same.

        She says she encouraged daughter “to work the system and have a baby so she could claim more benefits, get a house of her own and have a better life.”

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      • 120
        Now exceptionally irate headmistress says:

        CO: How many more times do I have to tell you? Learn the fucking difference between ‘worse’ and ‘worst’. You always give yourself away with this simple error.

        Detention for a month and write out 100 lines.

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  22. 37
    IDS says:

    I love stamping the jackboot of Tory intolerance into the defenceless poor

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    • 40
      M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

      Sterilise the poor so they can’t breed and produce more dependents that hard working people have to subsidise. EUgenics.

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    • 71
      Right Full Rudder says:

      If you think they’re that defenceless, I recommend spending Friday night in your local Wetherspoons.

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  23. 41
    Mike Wilkinson says:

    If you have sympathy with UKIP’s arguments, then none of the above…..

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  24. 42
    Princess Po-face Polytwaddle, seated on Her High Horse, talking down at Common People says:

    I am always Right !!!

    I am NEVER Wrong !!

    And in my role as the most Progressive Left Wing Multi-Millionairist_Multi_Culti_Arty_Farty_Femininist Voice on the Planet, – I expect an APOLOGY delivered to me in a grovelling fashion, – by all concerned pdq!!

    Alfonso, – bring me the finest grappa, cancel any work you have this afternoon, and then come and comfort me in all my many nooks and crannies!

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  25. 48
    tories are the nazi party says:

    The DWP don’t know its arse from its elbow – it is a fucking shambles. Duncan Smith along with Penning and McVile are thoroughly nasty bastards without a qualification between them – at least not one for killing citizens of the uk

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    • 53
      jgm2 says:

      If you want to talk about industrialised killing of UK citizens the Andy Burnham’s NHS is the place to start.

      And Tony Blair’s Iraq war. Although, in fairness, most of the victims were Iraqis.

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      • 65
        Polly Toynbee says:

        You are willfully ignoring the difference between being killed by a caring leftie’s incompetence and being killed by a snarling right winger’s uncaringness. It is a very big difference, I assure you.

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        • 88
          Tony Bliar says:

          Hi Pol, yeah, good to see you.
          Just wanted to add that there was no incompetency in the Iraq project: we studied the long-term aims and devised a plan to achieve them.

          1. Open American Market to brand Bliar
          2. Test and consolidate loyalty of BBC.
          3. Massive coverage of International statesman flavor: “Churchill”
          4. problematic resources eliminated.
          5. lock-ins with international gameplayers to ensure permenet income stream.
          6. Jump projects as New Labour ceases to be cash cow: let Gordon take shit
          7. Get to have Rupe’s bitch . Not bothered by girls but teh power feels good.

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    • 104
      Gradgrind says:

      The entire department should be shut down and, apart from flat rate pensions for the elderly and some allowances for quadraplegics, no more handouts should be given to any of the ungrateful whingers. In these days of call centres and the internet there is no reason why most people who want to stay at home all day and save themslelves a commute should be considered ‘disabled’.

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  26. 50
    Foodbanks set up by middleclass people trying o feel good about themselves says:

    The Mirror is at the forefront of the fucktards in the media who cant understand that making use of a foodbank does not necessarily equate to poverty.

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    • 66
      Socialism is theft says:

      If you start dishing out free stuff just how surprising is it that there is soon a massive queue?

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    • 75
      Marketing Dept. says:

      Also useful for giving good publicity to companies who arrange for collections among their workers.

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    • 79
      M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

      The Foodbank is a lefty device to create the illusion of poverty in modern Tory-led Britain.

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      • 91
        Tesbury's and Morrisda says:

        When workin g properly, these schemes are means to get customers to buy more tinned stuff from us which they don’t need and give it away to people who we have banned for stealing from the booze aisles.

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  27. 59
    Polly Toynbee says:

    For fuck’s sake, I got a couple of little details wrong. Rusbridger hires me for hand wringing, not facts. Tuscan villas don’t pay for themselves, you know. You should see what those bastard eyeties charge in property taxes. Fucking socialists.

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  28. 67
    Ed Moribund says:

    COSTALIVIN’CRISIS ! cost of living crisis {sob} its a costy-livey-crisey {boo hoo …boo …hoo}

    Fuckin’ recovery!!

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  29. 74
    Polthew Parisbee says:

    Wht is it that so many pundits in the British media actually live a lot of the time overseas?

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  30. 76
    Ed Twelvety Balls says:

    I was only practising my hand signals for PMQs.

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    • 78
      Polly Pot says:

      Ed Balls stop this recovery at once. If all the plebs start skipping food banks I’ll have nothing to write about.

      Promise me you will get back into power and wipe out the economy so there will be loads of poor for me to ‘care’ about.

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  31. 85
    Gordon McBreath says:

    I don’t like Mongdays

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  32. 87
    nasal ed says:

    she couldn’t even get through the first sentence without a typo in today’s article

    “Expect triumphant headlines for the latest employment figureson Wednesday.”

    http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/15/help-to-work-punishing-jobless

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  33. 90
    Carter What The Feck says:

    Any of them…well, where there’s muck there’s brass – loadsa money!

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  34. 92
    Owen Jones says:

    Polly should be shaved and taken roughly from behind.

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  35. 94
    The British media are cunts says:

    Polly Toynbee giving us her wisdom and knowledge

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  36. 97
    Guy News Room says:

    Gordon Brown’s spokesman,Guido Fawkes, refuses to deny the ex-PM is stepping down as MP next year: “He has no plans to make any announcement”

    Like

  37. 98
    Maria Miller says:

    In Liverpool, you’ll never walk alone.

    There’ll always be a Scouser sidling up to dip your pockets.

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  38. 114
    broderick crawford says:

    WHY NO PMQ S ?? HAVE THOSE TROUGHING SELF OPINIONATED SPACEWASTERS BAGGED THEMSELVES ANOTHER BUNK OOF FROM SCHOOL TOGETHER WITH SPROGS , JUDGES, BARRISTERS, TEACHERS AND OTHER SUNDRY FLOTSAM ?

    I SUPPOSE THE EXCUSE THIS TIME IS THAT ITS EASTER …..ROLL ON SPRING HALF TERM …

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  39. 127
    Graham says:

    Champage Tuscany Polly gets it wrong ?

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  40. 128
    Taxfodder says:

    A UNITED Nations official has been slammed for claiming that Britain is one of the most SEXIST countries in the world.

    Quite right too….I fully reserve the right not to wolf whistle complaining fat ugly old boilers as and when I choose.

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  41. 129
    Anonymous says:

    “Facts are Sacred”
    Which may explain why even god wears a wry smile, when they’re sacrificed.

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