May 15th, 2014

The Balls Offensive

With Ed Balls dissing Douglas Alexander on LBC last night, this morning his wife Yvette Cooper has launched another broadside against the embattled election coordinator. As Guido reported earlier in the week, Alexander is under attack internally from the likes of Michael Dugher for not “taking the fight to UKIP”, and today that row has spilled over to the pages of the Mirror:

“Like their plans for NHS charges or millionaire tax cuts, UKIP’s Thatcherite policies are worse than David Cameron’s. Pulling out of Europe won’t help. That risks jobs. Better to get EU reforms – including better controls when countries join.

We mustn’t ignore UKIP … nor must we imitate them – we are challenging all the other parties because they have no answers to help working people.”

Finally it appears at least one faction in Labour has noticed the party ahead of them in the EU polling rather than being obsessed by the one languishing in last place. Looks a lot like a coordinated Balls camp shift…


207 Comments

  1. 1
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Leave Gary Barlow alone!

    Whatever he said, whatever he did, he didn’t mean it.

  2. 2
    Gideon Osborne says:

    I want his taxes back for good.

  3. 3
    still walking into darkness says:

    Isn’t the job of HM Opposition to oppose the Government versus attacking themselves internally? I’m prepared to admit I might have misunderstood.

  4. 4
    Cool Dude says:

    Labpour fight for working class people
    I have one question to the tories. Why do you hate the working class?
    We cut taxes for the poor and increase them on the rich.

  5. 5
    Cool Dude says:

    Labour fight for working class people
    I have one question to the tories. Why do you hate the working class?
    We cut taxes for the poor and increase them on the rich.

  6. 6
    Ivor Biggun says:

    “Better to get EU reforms” Oh, do fuck off. Denial is what got us into the EU mess.

  7. 7
    Winston says:

    Labour don’t need to attack UKIP directly, they get their friends at the BBC, C4, the Guardian, The Independent and The Mirror to do it for them. Likewise, the Tories have been using their buddies at the Telegraph, The Times, The Mail, Sky and, at times, Guido.

  8. 8
    Labour are cunts says:

    Even when confronted with having told a massive lie, the c-unt will not apologise. Balls is pure evil.

  9. 9
    Austin Mitchell says:

    I’m so hungry, I could really ra-pe a sandwich.

  10. 10
    Iain Drunken Smith says:

    Less than 1% of benefit claims are fraudulent: minister accused of misleading public http://ind.pn/1mu6faS

    Hear ! Hear ! Hic !

  11. 11
    Steve Miliband says:

    That’s two questions. or to be precise one question twice

  12. 12
    Labour imposion says:

    Close the door behind you Ed!

  13. 13
    NBeale says:

    “I don’t think Labour will win the next election as an anti-business party” says Ed B.
    But under Ed M’s leadership Labour is an anti-business party.
    Hence Ed B doesn’t think Labour will win the next election under Ed M’s leadership.

    He’s probably right – but quite brave to say so!

  14. 14
    Labour are cunts says:

    Please tell me you’re just doing a parody of a leftie moron. Labour fight for the working class? Labour who:

    Gave a knighthood to Fred Goodwin for services to banking

    Sold honours for cash

    Raised pensions by 75p a week

    Said they were “perfectly relaxed about people becoming filthy rich”

    Cut taxes on the rich for 13 years except the last 4 weeks before the 2010 election

    Gave billion pound PFI contracts to their cronies which resulted in hospitals being in debt for the next 30 years and being charged £350 to have a lightbulb changed

    Left poor and elderly people to die in their own urine and faeces at Mid Staffs

    Abolished the 10p tax rate

    Reduced the number of energy companies, causing people’s bills to rise

    That Labour you mean?

  15. 15
    Grant Shapps says:

    Us Tories have always known how to spin a good lie for propaganda purposes.

  16. 16
    Ockham's Razor says:

    Balls plays a massive part in ra’pe.

    I can think of three ways to interpret that already. Counting…

  17. 17
    Gerhard says:

    Are Labour capable of going more than a couple of sentences without referring to ‘ordinary working people’, ‘the most vulnerable in society’ or some sort of other meaningless and condescending tag?

    It’s like some sort of terrible bingo game when they get to sit next to Weird Ed at the Christmas party if they’ve said the key phrases more than anyone else.

    The sad thing is that there are some soft twats who listen to these catchphrases and think “yes: there’s someone who’s trying to help me”. Bollocks are they.

  18. 18
    R Sole says:

    You mean only 1% fraud is detected. There are many more swinging the lead or moonlighting.

  19. 19
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

    Balls offensive ??

    Yup, I totally agree.

  20. 20
    Dodgy D. Laws says:
  21. 21
  22. 22
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Super excited to vote for The Green Party next week.

  23. 23
    Gardening Times says:

    heres me thinking this was a tory blog – all you do is slag off evrybody else

    still, now summer’s here and you will all need one of these – you are rich aren’t you?

  24. 24
    Disorder in the ranks says:

  25. 25
  26. 26
    Say what you will says:

    We had 13 years of Liebours answers to the working people, it was a two fingered salute, they taxed, they stole pensions, they did everything they could to destroy working people , even to uncontrolled immigration, making wages drop like a stone while bills rose sky high and taxes higher, 10% to 20% tax on low wage workers, zero contracts, time Liebour and it’s gang of nasties was sent to where it belongs, in a tip with the rest of the rubbish, the only time I will vote Liebour is when I’am dead and they use my name in a postal vote.

  27. 27
    Evadne Gonads says:

    My Boy offensive?? – NEVER !!!!!

    He’s always charming to me – I just give him what he wants.

    Mind you, – it’s a different story afterwards – know wot oy meen?

  28. 28
    Ed Stalinbrand says:

    Even better, let’s all grow magic money trees.

  29. 29
    Ed Balls - Sage of Morley and Outwood says:

  30. 30
    Clown (Ex Swivel-Eyed Loon) says:

    We cut taxes for the poor and increase them on the rich.

    Dopy C unt, you’d be right if you reversed it.

  31. 31
    Lukewarm says:

    Both of which are shit

  32. 32
    Socialism is theft says:

    Whatever you put in it make sure it hasn’t been cooked using ra/peseed oil.

  33. 33
    Mangochutney says:

  34. 34
    Clown (Ex Swivel-Eyed Loon) says:

    As the total benefit spend is north of £300 billion that’s £3 Billion you plank.

  35. 35
    Socialism is theft says:

    And given that the useless state is the organisation responsible for the detecting, the real figure is probably ten times the one mentioned.

  36. 36
    Clown (Ex Swivel-Eyed Loon) says:

    You’ve never been right about anything you retard.

  37. 37
    Slap 'n' tickle says:

  38. 38
    Banana Republic Split says:

  39. 39
    YES--Scotland says:

    wee dougie heading NO campaign

    SO HAPPY

  40. 40
    It's the religion of peace! says:

    Sudan woman sentenced to be hanged for apostasy for refusing to return to Islam, after marrying a Christian man

  41. 41
    Rob Roy says:

    No longer will Balls and Alexander dictate to the people of Scotland from the well paid confines of Westminster.

    Vote Yes for Scottish freedom.

  42. 42
    Ed Moribund says:

    There is no crisis. Ed Balls, Dougie Alexander and myself are all happily locked in fraternal embrace, carrying the Red Flag onwards into battle next week when we expect to defeat the Tories, UKIP, Lib Dems, TUSC, Greens, and start work on a truly socialist Britain.

  43. 43
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    i think he meant ukips actually telling people about their plans for nhs charges and tax cuts for millionaires rather than the established labour way of introducing them on the sly.

  44. 44
    Unemployed and skint from Birtley Colliery says:

    What is so wrong making yourself rich ?

    Should we all stay on State handouts and express eternal gratitude ?

  45. 45
    do me a favour says:

    “Cool dude” is sitting in Labour HQ blindfolded
    and with his fingers in his ears. He doesn’t want
    to hear the truth.
    Those of us who went on demos,supported the
    unions,voted Labour, wised up not long after
    they were elected in ’97.
    Maybe one day “Cool Dude” will also realise Labour
    is full of stinking hypocrites who don’t give a shit
    about the workers.

  46. 46
    Brat says:

    Leave my mother Conchita Wurst alone!

  47. 47
    Nigel Farage says:

    Sorry, that was a blatant second attempt at last night’s joke.

  48. 48
    Long John Silver' s parrot says:

    Eanie meanie miney mo

    Catch a Socialist by its toe

    If it bites let it go

    Eanie meanie miney mo !

    Am I allowed to think and say this?

  49. 49
    Maqb­oul says:

    This is Party politics, nothing to do with their role as the Opposition… even though it is being performed on “company” ie taxpayers time.

  50. 50
    Lord Stansted says:

    Vote UKIP and screw the msm.

  51. 51
    hang on a min says:

    There will be no EU reforms.
    Unelected President van Rompuy has admitted the ever-expanding EU
    machine will carry on regardless.
    Thank God the British public has finally wised up and realised this.

  52. 52
    Trolling for Points. says:

    Well if he keeps trying, one day he’ll be right.

    Its all a loud of nonsense. Both parties sold out, one in 1979 and the other in 1997.

  53. 53
    Maqb­oul says:

    When Cool Dude leaves school and starts paying taxes it will dawn on the dozy fellow after his first paycheck that the Labour party, indeed all parties, are drones leeching off the workers. By workers I don’t just mean the working class with jobs.

    He’s so dim that he actually believes rich people pay less tax than the “poor” thanks to the Tories. Even dimmer to believe that the middle class, public school educated elite which comprises the Labour party care about the poor, other than as vote fodder.

  54. 54
    what a laugh says:

    They’re desperately trying to align themselves with hardworking ordinary Brits
    rather than be seen as the party of feckless scroungers and benefit cheats,
    welcoming millions of immigrants with open arms and giving away our powers to the EU.

  55. 55
    Maqb­oul says:

    The Unions won’t allow a woman to become leader of their Labour Party.

  56. 56
    Kim Jong-un says:

    It was meant to be a libertarian blog….except is has a no-speak list of words now….so it isn’t.

  57. 57
    There. Fixed it for you. says:

    The unions won’t allow a man to become leader of their Labour Party

  58. 58
    average joanna says:

    Perhaps Michelle Obama,Angelina Jolie Hilary Clinton could brandish
    a poster complaining about it.
    Alternatively they could start really protesting about how women are
    treated worse than animals in the Muslim world.Or is that a bit tricky?

  59. 59
    Jack - boudin noir - Dromey says:

    I’m a pretty straight kind of guy – but very much in touch with my feminine side.

  60. 60
    Steve Right says:

    How old are you out of interest? Were you paying tax during the Blair / Brown years?

  61. 61
    Hand genture says:

    What goes bump in the night?
    Balls parking a car.

  62. 62
    The Commentariat says:

    Quick! We must go and rescue her! #saveourmoralsuperiority

    Of course, by ‘we’ we actually mean ‘someone else’.

    Don’t bother mentioning vulnerable wh*te working class girls being passed around like meat by the religion of peace right under our noses though.

    We’ll fucking deafen you with our silence on that one.

  63. 63
    Steve Right says:

    “Get EU reforms” definition – Ask the EU to transform itself into something it isn’t and was never intended to be for the convenience of the British Conservative Party’s election chances.

  64. 64
    Iain Drunken Smith says:

    We’ve never had so many unpaid and zero hours jobs in the UK. There’s no excuse for being unemployed, you can be in poverty with a job!

    Hear ! Hear ! Hic !

  65. 65
    Maximus says:

    Just one more putsch Balls and he’ll be there.

    Two things to remember about Balls. (1) he’s a Bill da Burger golden wonder, (2) he’ll stuff you if he can.

  66. 66
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    dear cool dude
    my labour party love the working class that much that in my home town of….where is it again??oh yes doncaster.doncaster??do i have a house there?yes??i don’t actually have to spend any time in there do i?no..oh good i wouldn’t want my kids fraternising with the northern hoard.anyway i digress. that we deliberately relaxed immigration controls so that our corporate freinds could have lots of lovely minimum wage slaves to work in their distribution centers.if we hadn’t have done that they might have had to pay more wages to entice the locals to work for them and that means less profits for my chums.
    the labour party/amazon/tescos/b an q/asda/ikea thank you for your unquestioning loyalty and complete lack of eyes/sense

  67. 67
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    socialists are never very good at maths

  68. 68
    Every rapper says:

    Why you trippin’, n i g g a?

  69. 69
    Britannia says:

    One week to go.

  70. 70
    Dave says:

    Give them more aid money. That’ll learn ‘em.

  71. 71
    Anonymous says:

    The poster merely reflects reality. The entire Labour party is buried in vegetables.

  72. 72
    Lord Stansted says:

    This is in “The Independent” ffs! The same newspaper that told us there would be no more snow in the UK ever again. Plonker.

  73. 73
    Ed Ballls says:

    You be a’playin’ wit ma ferrets in t’sack agin eye Lass?

  74. 74
    Mo Ansar says:

    Moderate Islam says no to the bedroom tax.

  75. 75
    Mow Nascar says:

    I agree

  76. 76
    Owen Jones says:

    She’s my mother, I see it first!

  77. 77
    Mo Anshah says:

    I agree

  78. 78
    The British Public says:

    Vote UKIP. Chase the Westminster traitors into the sea.

  79. 79
    Mo Answer says:

    I too agree with the enlightened Mo Ansar. A great man

  80. 80
    Mo Farah says:

    Can’t catch me-eee!

  81. 81
    Chukka Harrison says:

    I hate trashy sock puppets

  82. 82
    give £3/month for ummm...Cheers easy... says:

    Yeah but……

    Isn’t most of that £300 billion public sector pensions ie if you EVER picked up a pen or donned a high vis jacket. Actual % that goes to claiments of anysort is closer to the ten percent i am more inclined to believe…not withstanding double that to adminster it (and pay their pensions…see where we go with this?)
    Vote UKIP EVERY time.

  83. 83
    Cool Dude says:

    Labour is tyhe party of the working class and you know it.

  84. 84
    Fuck The One-Eyed Scottish Fucker says:

    Cool Dude should be swinging from a rope on the good old money tree every Labour government in history has denuded of the fruit of others’ efforts, and then flushed it all away on lesbian outreach workers in Tower Hamlets and other essentials.

  85. 85
    Cool Dude says:

    Labour brought in the 10p tax rate in the first place and the mini wage, tax credits, working rights, union rights, more spending on public services that working class people use. You lot send your kids to private school. And we increased the top rate of tax at the end while tories brought it down for the rich.

  86. 86
    BBC red bottom says:

    In 1999 Thatcher brought in NHS car parking charges, tuition fees and the M4 Bus lane.

    What an evil old bag she was.

  87. 87
    Fuck The One-Eyed Scottish Fucker says:

    Even better – join UKIP AND vote for Nigel!

  88. 88
    Cool Dude says:

    What a psycho.

  89. 89
    The Truth about UKIP that the Media Doesn't Show You says:

  90. 90
    constituency trainbound says:

    and bon voyage to the pair of them … messina is the man

  91. 91
    Village Idiot says:

    ….When the government say it is raising the tax threshold to £10,000, to help those on low pay,giving a boost to hardworking drones,i mean people,do the rich get the same threshold,or does it just apply to the lower paid?

  92. 92
    Owen Jones,Socialist turned Capitalist says:

    A car has been dumped outside the Bank of England. Bomb squad, the SAS and Mi5 in attendance.

  93. 93
    Village Idiot says:

    ….I wised up in 1975 and have had to watch the wretched consequences ever since!!!!!!!

  94. 94
    Cool Dude says:

    LABOUR CUT TAXES ON THE WORKING CLASS. WE BROUGHT IN TAX CREDITS AND THE MINI WAGE THE FACT YOU HATE US WORKING CLASS PEOPLE IS YOUR FAULT NOT LABOURS.

  95. 95
    anon says:

    She never beat Liebours record for closing down coal mines though.

  96. 96
    Sarah Millington says:

    The only jobs under threat if the UK leaves the EU are those of failed domestic politicians.

  97. 97
    constituency trainbound says:

    what a strategy replace miliband with balls … a gift ticket to jokesville .. just imagine it with yvette’s ascerbic shrew vocals in support

  98. 98
    Herr schicklgruber says:

    I like this

  99. 99
    Anonymous says:

    Dotun’s on daytime

  100. 100
    Cool Dude says:

    So you vote tory and ukip just because you hate immigrants and the white working class then.

  101. 101
    Cool Dude says:

    It is one question then.

  102. 102
    Village Idiot says:

    …..What insulting grouping would you put maimed soldiers in?

  103. 103
    jimbo says:

    Guido… dear me – everyone should know, guido has gone through the comments on the mitchell r.a.p.e. thread and removed half the posts – go look at it, there was a long discussion about how guido is now working with the guardian and others to try to smear ukip, some good videos were posted, i looked back now, all miraculously disappeared. Compared to the guardian and telegraph one at least used to be able to comment here.

  104. 104
    Cool Dude says:

    So you speak for the rich i speak for the working class.

  105. 105
    wee says:

    this is a friendlcommonveerd

  106. 106
    Monolingual says:

    “coordinated Balls camp shift”

    Can someone translate this please?

  107. 107
    Village Idiot says:

    …..And it has these silly,egocentric like thingys’, and strange box shapes for some ,vain,incomprehensible reason?

  108. 108
    Cool Dude says:

    VOTE LABOUR IF YOU LOVE THE WORKIING CLASS.
    The mini wage, tax credits, increased public spending on health, education, and public services.

  109. 109
    Cabbage says:

    “WE BROUGHT IN TAX CREDITS”

    You say that like it’s something to be proud of.

  110. 110
    Fixed it for you says:

    Labour fight for working class people

  111. 111

  112. 112
    JH462323141245 says:

    “risk premature rise in interest rates”

    For fucks sake, we needed a rise in interest rates in 2003. Then young people would now be able to buy something more than a shitbox to reside among feral scum who leech off their taxes.

    But ooooh, couldn’t do that could we Balls. That would have ended the massive tax bounty from stamp duty for you to spunk down the drain on your drone-like pet voters, and pensioners and savers might have had a return on their hard-earned.

  113. 113
    Eleventy! says:

    How many second homes did The Balls family steal from the tax-payer?

  114. 114
    The Sabine Women says:

    Silly old fool

  115. 115
    Meth Minister Flowers says:

    I need CRACK

  116. 116
    Us says:

    Retard

  117. 117
    wee says:

    when the heart is burning what to do: watch (i need to cut muleftear)

  118. 118
    Balls Ed says:

    When I realised I had crashed the economy, I took full responsibility officer, and it was dark at the time.

  119. 119
    fhip says:

    After watching and listening to the Labour Party during their 13 year reign of terror in office I think I can categorically state that Labour did FA for the working classes but over delivered by a mile to the shirking classes.

  120. 120
    A Labour Troll says:

    Birmingham crime commissioner hits out at £500,000 bill for Conservative Party conference http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/birmingham-crime-commissioner-hits-out-7124604

  121. 121
    Don't panic says:

    Goodbye and thanks for all the fish

  122. 122
    BBC Obergruppenführer says:

    You won’t see this on the BBC, it does not fit our narrative.

  123. 123
    Cool Dude is a penis says:

    North Korean parliament looks very similar.Lots of seats for powerless representatives to sit in while the real decisions are made elswhere.

  124. 124
    the dude abides says:

    What really pisses me off is that the BBC so neutrally decided to fund a group of comedians to go there to try to pretend to be ukip supporters and discredit them by behaving violently. Really quite despicable from the BBC.

  125. 125
    5 million immigrants says:

    Not a problem for us mate, stop whining

  126. 126
    well says:

    I reckon the idea would be to replace Miliband with Cooper.

  127. 127
    Sick of the greed and lies(still) says:

    So removing the 10p tax threshold was for the benefit of the low paid workers?

  128. 128
    average joanna says:

    Did Balls hit and run?

  129. 129
    táxpáyér says:

    I can’t think of anything much more fascist than a state broadcaster funded by extortion.

  130. 130
    táxpáyér says:

    It went downhill suddenly once BoryTear joined.

  131. 131
    Raving Loon says:

    You mean they are vegetables.

  132. 132
    táxpáyér says:

    Labour is the party for those who don’t work. The shirking classes vote labour.

  133. 133
    well says:

    And she wasn’t responsible for deaths at Mid Staffs and Bridgend Hospitals.

  134. 134
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    all that girth on ed when he’s got his suit on must be his money belt

  135. 135
    BBC Obergruppenführer says:

    Thatcher introduced tuition fees but only for foreign students, and that was back in 1981.

    You are a liar.

  136. 136
    táxpáyér says:

    More economically productive people employ less economically productive people, so taxing the income of the rich creates unemployment.

    Labour, the job-shortage party.

  137. 137
    Ed Moribund says:

    If Minor party UKIP come top of the euro election then that would be proof that Nigel Farage “just doesn’t get it” and has gone “too far, too fast” with his populist policies and he should resign immediately.

    Conversely, if labour come 2nd or 3rd that proves I am on the right track to deliver a socialist future fair for all.

  138. 138
    Cool Dude is a penis says:

    Last time I voted Labour they sent the working class to fucking Iraq

  139. 139
    Captain Mainwairing says:

    Stupid boy

  140. 140
    táxpáyér says:

    Balls is car-crash TV, and he always tries to scuttle away as if nothing happened.

  141. 141
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    you could get a lot of PFI’s for that money….oh,probably not,maybe tree if your lucky

  142. 142
    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    Yes Labours pledge, “Poverty for All”

  143. 143
    Verité says:

    Balls offensive

    Miliband a dickhead

  144. 144
    Ockham's Razor says:

    Considering this was the second year of Tony Blair’s first term, it is outrageous that she had not vacated Downing Street back in 1990 but had stayed in place issuing edicts like the unpopular killing of the first born and banning of the 99 Flake.

    Blair could not do a thing whilst she was there. As a result of this meddling we lost Lady Diana and it was no longer safe for scientists to visit woods.

  145. 145
    BBC red bottom says:

    Yes she was.
    She personally went round hospital wards drinking patients water and eating their food. Check out the BBC history of 1979-2010 when she was in power.

  146. 146
    Channel 4 says:

    Two state broadcasters funded by extortion?

  147. 147
    Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Green Nazis, Peedos and other Wasters says:

    Balls IS offensive and summarises just how disgusting the Labour Party is.

  148. 148
    táxpáyér says:

    Hillary attempts a presidential run and this blog fills up with Monikers.

    Coincidence?

  149. 149
    Fishy says:

    I don’t send my kids to private school. The girl goes to the mill to sweep a loom from 5:30, my boy climbs chimneys to clean them. Good honest work that pays for their rent and food.

    Christ, you don’t know you’re born. You’ll be wanting food banks next

  150. 150
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    are you saying maimed soldiers should be put in an insulting grouping?have you just subconciously put injured service men in with feckless scroungers and benefit cheats?you sir, should be ashamed of yourself

  151. 151
    Harry Pollit says:

    The minimmum wage and tax credits are the same thing and the worse thing to happen to non-skilled workers since the slump of 1929. Tax credits are used to fund both low paid jobs and job immigration into this country that then competes for low paid no-skill jobs with the workers already here. They are a disaster.
    Labour had a golden oppotunity in 1997 to start moving the UK economy to a high value high skill model. It decided to borrow easy cash of and waste it and allow the banking sector to rip a new arse hole in the economy. Guess who this hurt most? Your beloved ‘working’ class that Labour was happy to sell down the river.

  152. 152
    Dangerous Brian says:

    Spot on.

  153. 153
    táxpáyér says:

    Prospective Labour MPs have to be diagnosed with PVS in order to run.

  154. 154
    Ed Milired says:

    They do get refreshing cups of tea to sip when they are not clapping. That is the progressive way.

  155. 155
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    I find Ed Balls and Mrs Balls offensive. Could they please do the decent thing and fcuk off.

  156. 156
    the dude abides says:

    You mean if you want to see the working class finally e.t.h.n.i.c.a.l.l.y. c.l.e.a.n.s.e.d and replaced oops sorry enriched with millions of foreigners.

    Perhaps historians will refer to it as the “final solution” to the problem of the english working class not voting for socialism and how annoyed the rich lefties have been made by this.

    I suppose for all concerned we must hope that the descendents of the men who fought hitler and napoleon don’t fight back. If they decide they won’t go quietly into that night and decide they won’t see the indigenous english made extinct without a fight then there will be carnage.

  157. 157
    Fishy says:

    ‘…he was not to blame .’

    Where have I heard Odd Balls say that before?

  158. 158
    The Critic says:

    Are you sure? Maths clearly is not your strong point

  159. 159
    Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Green Nazis, Peedos and other Wasters says:

    You don’t speak for the working class, you speak for the sponging underclass. The working class want to get on and be prosperous and not pay for a sponging class of wasters.

  160. 160
    Andy Burn'em says:

    Thanks, BBC RB. You beat me to it.

  161. 161
    Observant says:

    More fascist than the EU?

  162. 162
    Fishy says:

    I think that there is a typo, I think it’s effin shit.

  163. 163
    Observant says:

    Actually mate, i think you’re talking from your ass, no class at all.

  164. 164
    Fishy says:

    But he won’t complain about the Labour conference next year – while other Commissioners are getting on with their jobs, Jones is tribally Labour

    BTW this is the useless tosser who thought that it was ok for police to lie about Andrew Mitchell

  165. 165
    Dangerous Brian says:

    How sadly but horribly true.
    We dare not upset the “religion of peace and tolerance” under any circumstance.
    That would be racist, religionist and a thousand other ists’ that Liblabcon and the MSM would invent to distract us all from the truth.

  166. 166
    Expenses R Us says:

    They will do anything if the price is right

  167. 167
    WTF is the "Like this" shite? says:

    “We mustn’t ignore UKIP … nor must we imitate them – we are challenging all the other parties because they have no answers to help working people.”

    Err that other party known as the coalition has unemployment at record lows, more women in work than ever before, long term and young person unemployment falling rapidly while reducing taxes and creating sustained growth

    Other than that good comment

  168. 168
    Anon says:

    I don’t even need to watch that to know it will be bollocks. The pathetic way he wears a ‘security’ tag round his neck shows what a fucking local government pygmy he is.

  169. 169
    Nye Stitz says:

    housepricecrash?

  170. 170
    WTF is the "Like this" shite? says:

    Kiddies with paper rounds don’t need to pay tac

  171. 171
    WTF is the "Like this" shite? says:

    You increased taxes for 18 days of your miserable 13 years reign of terror. The tax on high earners has been more in 4 years than 99.95% of the 3 labour terms

    You took away the 10p tax band

  172. 172
    Observant says:

    Victims of expansionary socialism?

  173. 173
    Observant says:

    Perhaps if his ‘clock was stopped’ he could enjoy being right twice a day.

  174. 174
    WTF is the "Like this" shite? says:

    Well at least Balls finally admits there is a recovery to damage

    Cnut he is

  175. 175
    Observant says:

    Tow it to the HOC bar and perform a controlled detonation.

  176. 176
    Big DiAb says:

    Strap on a plank boy momma’s here.

  177. 177
    Sick of the greed and lies(still) says:

    Already done. Postal vote for UKIP in both the local elections and European elections.
    I have voted Conservative all my life but I am just sick of the lot of them.
    I was surprised when my postal vote arrived. I presumed that the ballot papers would only have a labour Candidate to vote for.

  178. 178
    VIP says:

    Vote Importation Plan

    TOFF

    Tories
    Our
    Financial
    Future

  179. 179
    Col. Stok says:

    There might be a few thousand Russian troop between Van Rimpuy and his expansion. True he could hoover up the Balkans and give us all the pleasure of dealing with them but can’t see that doing much other than increasing our welfare bill and lowering the cost of labour for picking fruit and veg. But if he thinks he’s rolling the EU show into former Soviet states that is dead in the water. Putin will push and get East Ukraine, then he’ll have a look at those Baltic states, easy to disrupt them and create Russian ethnic unrest in them. The EU will sh_t itself they think Russia is afraid of short term sanctions not a chance.

  180. 180
    Sick of the greed and lies(still) says:

    Maimed soldiers should be paid a pension by the Labour party as they were the ones that instigated the conflicts in the first place.
    WMD, 45 minutes etc….

  181. 181
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    I expect even Jimmy thinks you’re a mong!

  182. 182
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    The unacceptable truth…to the BBC and fukwits like cool dude.

  183. 183
    ed milliband peoples representitive of doncaster says:

    i love cheap labour,keeps the wages down for my corporate friends and housing in short supply so keeps my the value of my house in london rocketing skyward(which i will put in a trust to avoid tax obviously)
    the labour party again thank you for your gullibility
    yours
    Ed

  184. 184
    VIP says:

    As an employer I Love MINI wages and taxes ON the working class.

    Illiterate scum!

    Hate is a leftie concept.

  185. 185
    M says:

    And they were keeping that pledge right up until those workers voted them out

  186. 186
    spare me the lecture says:

    Neither myself or other half went to private school and
    we sent our kids to the nearest comp.
    We weren’t lucky like Balls and Cooper to benefit from
    the independent sector.

  187. 187
    the rest of us have to pay for it says:

    How much in expenses did Balls and Cooper claim for their
    monthly shopping?

  188. 188
    i want to know says:

    How much does he earn?

  189. 189
    M says:

    Hey “cool dude” , give the electric device back to the nurse now , there’s a good boy .
    Your medication will be here soon , Gordon

  190. 190
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    Shouting doesn’t help. It just lakes you look more childish. I guess trying to drown out the truth is the Labour way though.

  191. 191
    broderick crawford says:

    Aah m a wee lad doon from the Scottish Shires
    Ahm nae very big on American hires
    But when Axel s Big End lights my fires

    Ahh lays back and thinks o’ ScroteLand

  192. 192
    John says:

    I feel bound to ask, who on earth is ANYONE expected to “take the fight to UKIP”, or indeed anyone else when you have a hapless goofy prick like Ed Miliband sitting in the pilot’s chair?

    The man couldn’t win a reasoned argument with a 6-year old, let alone an experienced clown like Farage.

  193. 193
    broderick crawford says:

    Messina ? Didn t he drown in the Straits ?

  194. 194
    broderick crawford says:

    LORD PETRR WHIMSICAL OF FAVELA SAYS

    I m very relaxed about “people” becoming filthy rich as long as its limited to one person — me !!

  195. 195
    broderick crawford says:

    State the obvious why don t you .

  196. 196
    broderick crawford says:

    Yeah we rich get a thresh hold . It s called £150,00 after which we have to be actually arsed to employ an accountant to construct a bespoke tax avoidance vehicle for us.

    ( and a bally nuisance doing so it is too i can tell you — why that Gideon fellow just doesn t leave us alone to drink our brandies at the Reform Club in peace I shall never know ….. have to curb that young
    whippersnapper ! )

  197. 197
    broderick crawford says:

    “yvette Cooper , Shadow hom (me) . ” ?

    Does that mean she is a ” closet ” man ?

  198. 198
    broderick crawford says:

    NICHOLARSE THE RIDICULARSE SAYS

    Where s our media support then ?

  199. 199
    broderick crawford says:

    Like your title Gweeds …”Tha Balls Offensive ”

    Is thst what the little lady has to repel every night .?

  200. 200
    Skint.org.eu says:

    If it means fighting the EU, we should all visit training camps in Russia.
    PS. you first but i’ll pass a collection pot around to help your finances.

  201. 201
    Skint.org.eu says:

    The SNP and Labour are supervising a YES/YES campaign.

  202. 202
    Wrigleys says:

    Couldn,t chew gum and fart at the same time.

  203. 203
    Skint.org.eu says:

    Pssssssss !!!
    The B of E are using cheap labour minicabs. The driver thought he was going to have an immigration check and panicked.
    Every day occurrence in the City.

  204. 204
    By Cuspid says:

    Loggins is better!

  205. 205
    By Cuspid says:

    + several million!

  206. 206
    Sir Barrington Minge says:

    “The Balls Offensive” almost spot on Guido, but “Balls is Offensive” is better.

  207. 207
    wee danny gobshate says:

    I saw UKIP in my toasted cheese sandwich this morning


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