May 7th, 2014

Pfizer’s Fixers
Axelrod Hamstrings Another Labour Attack Opportunity

Pfizer are turning out to be just about as well-connected as you would expect a major multinational pharmaceutical corporation to be. They are well in with Downing Street having paid No. 10 director of external relations Gabby Bertin £25,000 when she worked with Adam Werrity at Liam Fox’s struck off Atlantic Bridge ‘charity’. Dave’s pollster Mark Textor also used to work for Pfizer ten years ago.

Normally Labour would make a fuss about this, so why so quiet? Perhaps because Miliband strategist David Axelrod’s old firm AKPD ran attack ads for Big Pharma in the States, a coalition that included the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, whose chairman is Pfizer CEO Ian Read. Lining the pockets of advisers from both parties can’t hurt when you need their support for your takeover…


18 Comments

  1. 1
    Stupid cow says:

    Voting Labour is a form of illness

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    • 3
      Cash Bonanza says:

      Not if you depend on taxes paid by others. Those who work in the public sector or scrounge welfare as a way of life are dependent on Labour returning to office and spraying the cash around again.

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        broderick crawford says:

        This photo of Axelgrease gives him the appearance of a docile badger caught in his own sett just before gassing .

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  2. 2
    catesby says:

    Another dodgy female in politics!

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  3. 4
    Anonymous says:

    What’s UKIP’s policy on this?

    Are they free-marketeers content to let shareholders decide for themselves or are they Britain-first types who want to block Yankee asset strippers?

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  4. 5
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Labour have hired an Axelrod for their back!

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  5. 6
    Colonel Mustard says:

    With the LibDems sleeping with a corporate lobbyist does that mean we have to vote UKIP if we do not wish to be run by a carve-up between overseas big business and the quangocrats – like Fascism without the racism and nationalism?

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    Fabians and paid trolls are Evil says:

    Axelrod is the son of a Marxist (fact) and comes with a reputation for smearing the opposition with lies and half truths – he will ensure the coming election will be both negative and dirty.

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  7. 10
    StuffallSeptics says:

    Pfizer can go Pfuck itself.

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  8. 15
    Med in cupboard says:

    Corruption with a hint of a stitch up!

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  9. 16
    Meds in cupboard beside the needle & thread says:

    CEO Ian Read? Criminal & corrupt. It will end in tears for them!

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  10. 18
    catesby says:

    Yes it will.

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