May 12th, 2014

Doddery Old Vince Fails to Grasp Royal Mail Basics

What could be worse than hearing something come through your letterbox and seeing that it is just some campaign material from Vince Cable? How about the fact that the Business Secretary had posted it stamp-less so you have to fork out the £1.53 unpaid postage to the postman. You might have sold Royal Mail Vince, but you still have to put a stamp on it…

Via The Backbencher.


  1. 1
    Ah! guess says:

    Blunkett designed the letterhead

  2. 2
    Time to unplug Cable says:

    He was promoted as a financial sage but has been exposed in government as a crackpot uncle, the kind of man who in ordinary life would spend half the day in a garden shed listening to Radio 2.

    He’s out of his depth and his bungling over Royal Mail has cost taxpayers a fortune.

  3. 3
    Incapable Vince, deputy Chief Cockroach says:

    LibDem lies free at the point of delivery.

  4. 4
    The Conservative Party says:

    We chose Devoid Cameron to lead us because he said all the right things.

    He led us to believe that he, being The Heir to Bliar would bring us effortless Victory after Victory.

    It turned out he could not even return a resounding victory over the imbecile Brown, or, as some say, An Open Goal!

    And he certainly cannot choose, select, or install competent people. Managing is a problem too.

    How wrong we were! And how we are paying for that now!

  5. 5
    Phil Hayter says:

    I don’t like this “like button”

  6. 6
    Mrs. Ball-Scooper, TRIPLE FLIPPER says:

    Stop it, Ed !

  7. 7
    Leave Freddie alone! says:

  8. 8
    Vince von Kabal says:

    wots postage?

  9. 9
    Rickytshirt says:

    Unreformed socialist passes on costs to others. Sounds about right.

  10. 10
    Euro elite ignore democratic vote says:


    It was an unelected euro elite who gave the bearded lady 12 point. They overrode the British public who voted for the Polish real women.

  11. 11
    Sid Cleverbollocks says:

    Arr-yoobinzeerius? Arr-yoobinzeerius?

  12. 12
    suissebob says:

    It’s embarrassing, members of my family voted for this moron.

  13. 13
    Vince Cable says:

    Now you mention it, I don’t recall putting a stamp on it. I’ll have to check Nick’s diary.

  14. 14
    Derry Cocksporn says:

    LibDem leaflets going begging too.

  15. 15
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Probably pays his drinks & restaurant Bill with a photocopy of a £20 note, or better still; a promise to pay from a Monopoly set.

  16. 16
    Maqb­oul says:

    How has it cost taxpayers anything? Do you seriously think the proceeds of the sale would be redistributed to the taxpayer?

  17. 17
    Ockham's Razor says:

    * Like this :-)

  18. 18
    The truth says:

    I’m sure you’re kidding yourself if you think the British public still watches this joke programme.

  19. 19

    Then say three hail mary’s and one our father.

  20. 20
    Ockham's Razor says:

    Gummint money is for the gummint. What has the taxpayer got to do with it? Greedy bastards! Toffs! Fatcha! Bedroom tax! Racist!

    {er what do I shout next?}

  21. 21
    The truth says:

    But you’re a foreigner, as your name and the fact that you appear to have meekly complied by giving this site an email address and picture testifies. We Real British are made of sterner stuff.

  22. 22
    Ockham's Razor says:

    Has he been dubbed The Twat of Twickenham yet?

  23. 23
    Long John Silver' s parrot says:

    Whatever happened to the Government vision of a paperless administration?

    The Royal Mail is slow mail.

    E Mail is cheaper and faster and harder to hide or mislay when there is a change of Government or policy.

    It is kind to trees and hard on pens.

  24. 24
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    LOL, Quote of the Day:
    “Bruce is employed by me to care for Theodore (my Bernese mountain dog) and my chickens whilst I am in London. He also helps me to perform various administrative tasks (i.e. scanning, typing etc.) when working from home.”
    Do not try this folks on YOUR tax return, HMRC takes a very dim view of people taking the piss!.

  25. 25
    Frayed Cable says:

    It’s money the taxpayer lost. He bungled the Royal Mail sale.

    There’s no point trying to defend Cable, even a barrister on £2500 an hour would think twice before taking on this brief!

  26. 26
    Dirty Cyril says:

    It was cracking, you should have seen the swedish entry, she went staright on my todo list !

  27. 27
    Ockham's Razor says:

    There is a further dimension to this, bad though it is, which should not become lost in our memories. The original complaint was from John Mann MP.

    This is the very same John Mann MP, who used Commons headed paper to threaten members of the public with legal action, a wholly inappropriate use of public resource.

    Their offence? To accuse him of being a wanker…

    One may always enter a plea of justification.

  28. 28
    suissebob says:

    We real English are made of sterner stuff. I could give a flying whether they have my email address. DoB, street address and inside leg measurement.

    They can all go f. themselves as can you. Cowardly little shite.

  29. 29
    i think says:

    An unelected Euro elite overriding the wishes of the British public.
    Hmm-sounds familiar.

  30. 30
    Smells fishy to me says:

    Can we be sure that that was watermarked Commons headed paper that John Mann was using ?

  31. 31
    Barrister says:

    £2500 an hour? I wouldn’t even lift a leg to get out of bed for that sort of trivial payment. We demand the legal aid system starts paying us according to our true worth.

  32. 32
    The Truth says:

    Oh dear! A little rattled I see.

  33. 33
    LibLabCon says:

    No I don’t like this.This site is a dinosaur. Moving on.

  34. 34
    ned ludd says:

    So that’s why Brucie gave up that shite tv show. Too busy.

  35. 35

    I like the photo of Dr Cable on the right of this post .
    Very life like .

  36. 36
    broderick crawford says:

    2a Lion Riad Twickenham 2a??

    Sounds like a coldwater flat above a massage parlour to me .

    Obviously his constituency office , not his actual palatial secluded detached in the Twickenham leafy area.
    ( on which of course ….. Mansion Tax will be payable .. )

  37. 37
    Anonymous says:

    Who is his P.A and are they both related?

  38. 38
    Phil Liker says:

    I don’t hayt this “hate button”.

  39. 39
    Anonymous says:

    Oh. Don’t go.

    You obviously have an aversion to ‘ Popular Capitalism’

    It’s very popular with Capitalists I believe.

    Not the schmuck small players – the big ones.

    Pfizer all the way I say.

    Don’t let the door hit you on the ass on the way out.

    Loser- shheesh!!!

  40. 40
    jdseanjd says:

    Vince Cable, our business hating Business Secretary.

    He co-authored ‘Our Common Future’, a vision of our 21st Century future, with Gro Harlem Brundtland, the rank communist who also co-authored UN Agenda 21, the nightmare UN plan for One World Govt, behind the benign false cloak of “Green Sustainability”

    Exactly the same idiotic reasoning gave us the non-existent Global Warming/Climate Change/Weird Weather scare scam, with the same end purpose, One World Govt, through lies, deceit & scare stories. While on the way, enriching the 1%s through Cap & Trade, enriching Politicians & their landowning Father-in-law (Cameron) for placing bird killing, people damaging, non electricity producing, windmill monstrosities on their land. Camoron’s F-I-L is currently copping £350,000 pa, almost £1,000 per day for producing more more bird corpses than electrickery.

    Google: agenda 21 for dummies. Best 9 mins education. Then google Agenda 21, for the official lies.
    Google Georgia Guidestones to see their Malthusian depopulation plans.
    Google 9/11 hoax to uncover the nature of the psychopaths running the greatest show on Earth.

    What’s “not Sustainable”? Dams & Golf courses, Individual private homes in suburbs. Private Property & the family itself, not sustainable.

    What’s not sustainable? “The Middle Class is not sustainable” – Maurice Strong, UN founder & Funder, currently hiding in China from a charge of stealing a cheque for almost $1,000,000 out of the oil for food scandal in Iraq.

    Lots to study there, boys & girls, you have a busy weekend ahead. See you in class 1st thing Monday morning, your comments neatly presented in your notebooks, please.

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