May 23rd, 2014

WATCH: Farage Victory Lap


239 Comments

  1. 1
    Fat slug Dave (where's my brown trousers)? says:

    I’m saving my victory lap until Sunday evening.

    Follow me chaps!

  2. 2
    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

    Legend!

  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

  4. 4
    Hooray says:

    weird Ed is taking a beating, this is a good thing

  5. 5
    Anonymous says:

    Vote UKIP

  6. 6
    Londoner says:

    “Our voluntary structure is behind”

    Yeah, we all hate you.

  7. 7
    rimboooo says:

    It’s worth seeing Dan Hodge’s twitter feed. He has gone into meltdown and is clutching at anything, he’s very particular agitated that everyone knows that Ukip only did “very well” in London versus”excellently” outside london.

    Has a newspaper of the prestige of the telegraph ever before given such a prominent position to someone as biased, unhinged and downright silly as Dan Hodges before? A serious question. Polly Toynbee might be odious but even she will occasionally, grudgingly accept she was wrong about tiny things and try to keep up the pretense of being a journalist. With Hodges there is none of that. His whole professional life these days is dedicated to a doomed attempt to make people believe that Ukip’s desire for every man to have the democratic right to elect those who make our laws is “racist”. He screams it over and over again. And still normal people say “no it isn’t” and vote for Ukip.

    I fear for his mental health, he already sounds like he is in a corner weeping, sending out angry texts “But they are racist, they want to control immigration!!!” and I fear for the future of the telegraph giving such a man a prominent position in the newspaper.

  8. 8
    Ed Balls says:

    Vote UKIP

  9. 9
    Max says:

    Don’t include me in thatn

  10. 10
    ask Harriet says:

    Labour have lost the plot.

    They now seek to attract trendy young green things and decry working class man.

  11. 11
    Anonymous says:

    Watching BBC – turns out Labour won easily. Because London = Britain and that is all BBC are talking about.

  12. 12
    Raving Loon says:

    He can’t seem to cope with the fact that he’s surrounded by WAAACCIIIISSSTS!

  13. 13
    Guido Fawkes says:

    So green party want to legalise cannabis and make raves legal, well I know who I’m voting for now hahahaha

  14. 14
    Vichy ‘Dave’ says:

    Help me!! I don’t know what to say, promise, – or do!

  15. 15
    Tachybaptus says:

    Not if he gets replaced by someone more competent (assuming that there is such a person left in the Labour party).

  16. 16
    Patrick O'Flynn says:

    Ed Balls (UKIP) will be on the BBC election special from Leeds shortly.

  17. 17
    Realist says:

    “professional life”??? But he’s a journalist, what has that got to do with the professions?

  18. 18
    Anonymouser says:

    But they did win easily. The swing to Labour is much bigger than the swing to UKIP.

  19. 19
    Max says:

    Been watching all the party leaders on sky this morning, they still don’t Get it. Cost of living cwithith, got to work harder (Cameroon ) listen when your in a hole stop digging. Hard decisions glegg. They are so out of touch and don’t deserve to represent us. Vote ukip

  20. 20
    Megawhite says:

    Lolita porn
    teeth whitening

  21. 21
    Anonymouser says:

    Goes to show what media manipulation can do, when a party of jump-ship Tories with no manifesto can get this popular.

  22. 22
    Britain's Obama is readying says:

  23. 23
    This is how it is says:

    People vote UKIP to vote for themselves.

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

    Little Londoner?

  25. 25
    Autobahn says:

    The House of Commons notepaper is quite poorly designed isn’t it ?
    You’d think with all the money they spend they could pay a designer to come up with something decent.

  26. 26
    Coward says:

    So, that’s a bo to a referendum from Ed Balls…

  27. 27
    All Hail The King says:

    Rimjob, its called clickbait every time you look at his puerile efforts the Telegraph website goes kerching and they get a penny of their advertisers.

  28. 28
    Dan Hodges the man with a plan says:

    Dan Hodges is positioning himself to be the next Alistair Campbell behind whoever replaces Miliband (Probably chuka).
    That is his plan anyway.

  29. 29
    sasson says:

    why bother no one believes a word that come out of your mouth

  30. 30
    Anonymouser says:

    No, they vote UKIP because they can’t think for themselves.

  31. 31
    Gooseberry_Fool says:

    Billions of barrels of Oil found below Sussex.
    The Police are still trying to work out who put them there.

  32. 32
    Coward says:

    And a no too

  33. 33
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    Labour’s media friends still won’t admit how significant it is that whilst in OPPOSITION, Labour are losing protest votes.
    Governing parties don’t expect much joy mid-term, but the official opposition party, should never expect to lose votes mid-term like that. Labour losing out to UKIP, a right-wing party, would be comparable to the Conservative losing votes (whilst in opposition) to Real Labour or something.

  34. 34
    Taxfodder says:

    Its simple really old Dan is an idiot, if ever you see a man pissing into the wind…..

    Best to move upwind.

  35. 35
    Call a taxi for Nick Clegg says:

    There are NO Lib Dems left on Brent Council they’ve lost all of their 17 seats to Labour & Tories.

    Nick Clegg is toast !!!

  36. 36
    UKIP on a winner says:

    At this moment the £ multi million labour organisation have gained 100 seats, and shoestring UKIP have gained 99 seats.

    Only a Labour supporter with his head in the sand would say Labour have done well.

  37. 37
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    And in historical terms, not nearly enough mid-term to suggest they have the remotest chance in a GE (despite all those harvested postal votes). But keep clutching at straws.

  38. 38
    SCRAP THE BBC-LAB LICENCE FEE says:

    THAT’S IT THEN FOR DAVE MILIBLINK

  39. 39
    Bacon Sandwich Eating Coach [Funded By The EU] says:

    Now young Milliband for the first couple of lessons we will have to use the Bib.

  40. 40
    :) says:

    LOL. Only a darling Labour luvvie would think that. but you are good for a larf.

  41. 41
    Evelyn Sackrider says:

    May all your children have small penises……. and that includes the girls!

  42. 42
    Rip van Wrinkle says:

    Baaaaaaaa….baaaaaaaaaaaa….baaaaaaaaaaaaa

    And I voted Labour!!

  43. 43
    T B says:

    Shhhh

  44. 44
    Nigel Farage is a complete twat says:

    Woah! UKIP have won 3.22% of the 3,324 seats declared so far. THIS IS SEISMIC STUFF !!!

  45. 45
    Rip van Wrinkle says:

    That’s what happens when you import half the voters from overseas.

  46. 46
    Harriet Harman and Diane Abbott says:

    We hate white working class males.

  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    pic.twitter.com/y073Dq7pWr

  48. 48
    Eastenders (former) says:

    The demoghraphic war on British people has paid off for Labour in London.
    No shit.
    I was a Londoner and none of my family live in the shithole anymore.
    Generations going back god knows how far no longer represented in Walthamstow by any of my family.
    Shame but I at least know they are all safe where we live now.

  49. 49
    anon says:

    “Hate” is a bit politically incorrect, you must be a labour voter.

  50. 50
    David Cameron says:

    This is a cast-iron promise. I get it.

  51. 51
    Goodluck chuka says:

  52. 52
    Winston says:

    UKIP is not “right-wing”. It is not any ‘wing’. It does not fit to the lazy, simple view of politics. It believes in liberty, freedom and democracy.

  53. 53
    String Vest says:

    You are so wrong. But carry on, the three main parties still do not know why there has been this movement away from their core vote and they cannot address the issues that UKIP are trying to.
    It is not about immigration alone, it is not about the £22BN subsidy to europe alone, it is not about closing borders or pulling up the moat.
    It is all about being governed by europe, we want our country back.

    PS – small hint: its in the name UKIP.

  54. 54
    Not E problem says:

    It’s no ifs, no buts Chuks.

  55. 55
    The Public says:

    Harriet Pieman perhaps?

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  57. 57
    rimmmer says:

    GO ON NIGEL

  58. 58
    Raving Loon says:

    PO you communist.

  59. 59
    Robespierre says:

    Women are dangerous and best ignored and avoided at all times.

  60. 60
    Londoner says:

    Never correct your opponents when they are making a mistake. Let them go on not getting it. It will make it easier to get rid of them.

  61. 61
    Dan Hodges Cat says:

    Dan…Dan why are you crying?
    Don’t suppose he’ll mind if I eat his chicken sandwich then YUM

  62. 62
    The Public says:

    “Billions of barrels of Oil found below Sussex.”

    Expect American troops by the end of the week.

  63. 63
    Professor Owen Jones says:

    Hydraulic fracturing products contain chemicals that are known human carcinogens; that are regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act for their risks to human health; or listed as hazardous air pollutants under the Clean Air Act. The toxic chemicals pumped into the ground include:
    Methanol (Methyl alcohol)
    Ethylene glycol (1,2-ethanediol)
    Diesel
    Naphthalene
    Xylene
    Hydrogen chloride (Hydrochloric acid)
    Toluene
    Ethylbenzene
    Diethanolamine (2,2-iminodiethanol)
    Formaldehyde
    Sulfuric acid
    Thiourea
    Benzyl chloride
    Cumene
    Nitrilotriacetic acid
    Dimethyl formamide
    Phenol
    Benzene
    Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
    Acrylamide
    Hydrogen fluoride (Hydrofluoric acid)
    Phthalic anhydride
    Acetaldehyde
    Acetophenone
    Copper
    Ethylene oxide
    Lead
    Propylene oxide
    Xylene

  64. 64
    non taxable pikey says:

    Not good at maths are you? Based on previously held seats the percentage swing to Labour is in single figures. The percentage swing to UKIP is currently standing at 1600%.

  65. 65
    Message from Rupe says:

    What happened? I told you to take Farage out with a series of smears and he’s ended up MORE popular. Geez,just can’t get the staff these days. I feel truly humbled.

  66. 66
    Socialism is theft says:

    It is becoming increasingly clear that, but for people voting UKIP, Labour would have done much, much better in the polls. But for UKIP many disillusioned voters would have voted for Labour as a protest vote.

    Therefore the idea that a vote for UKIP will let Miliband in is completely wrong. In fact a vote for UKIP is probably the only thing that will STOP Miliband getting in at the GE next year.

  67. 67
    táxpáyér says:

    David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Milliband, your boys took a beating.

  68. 68
    Cabbage says:

    Exactly the principle of CiF. Post up a topic that the frothing loons will start posting endless drivel about and the clicks mount up. Problem is that CiFers are so blinkered and daft they can’t see they are having the proverbial taken out of them by the Guardian.

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    No hope Nick says:

    I’ll have to ask Miriam.

  70. 70
    Dan Hodges says:

    That’s it Chuka nothing controversial stick to the script.

  71. 71
    Eddie Booth, plinky, plonky, me white honkey says:

    Q. Dave, Dave, remind us what you are going to do about immigration again??

    a. Feck all ‘cos ya mates in Brussels won’t let you.

    Q. Ed, Ed, remind us what you are going to do about immigration again?

    A. Feck all ‘cos ya mates in Brussels won’t let you.

    Q. Nick, Nick……………..forget it.

  72. 72
    táxpáyér says:

    Oops there goes another rubber tree plant.

  73. 73
    Londoner says:

    UKIP didn’t stand in my ward. I am sure that if they do they will pick up votes. They won’t win here at the GE time – Eric Pickles’ inability to deal with Labour’s corruption of the franchise will ensure that, but they could well reduce the incumbent Party’s majority signifciantly and wipe the smile off the faces of the cocky, preachy, thieving b”astards. .

  74. 74
    táxpáyér says:

    Labour = Hate, not UKIP style hope.

  75. 75
    Londoner says:

    He’s a Labour/BBC troll

  76. 76
    My mum says it's time to go back to school says:

    Silly person, everybody knows you can make pots of money if the raves are illegal.

  77. 77
    Socialism is theft says:

    And how many of these products are released into the air in the manufacture of wind turbines and solar panels?

  78. 78
    táxpáyér says:

    Not good at maths are you?

    Terrible at maths is a pre-requisite for supporting Labour.

  79. 79
    Anonymous says:

    Edd Balls ?….

  80. 80
    Socialism is theft says:

    They will all huff and puff. Especially the puffs.

  81. 81
    Alan Johnston (Leader of the Labour Party,designate) says:

    We’ve done it! We’ve won a Labour majority for the first time in the history of Redbridge!!!!!!!

  82. 82
    hope not soap / unite against freedom says:

    You’re a Hevea brasiliensis -a-phobe!

  83. 83
    String Vest says:

    No he is not good at maths, when he swam the channel he got 3/4 the way across, decided it was too far so swam back.

  84. 84
    táxpáyér says:

    Did the Saudis pay you to write that?

    BTW this is fun.

    http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/05/james-okeefe-punks-hollywood-greens.php

  85. 85
    cousin Jack says:

    You do know that the rocks beneath your feet already contain many very dangerous elements and chemicals professor?

  86. 86
    Taxfodder says:

    The litmus test for a coalition….

    An IN/OUT vote on Europe NOW!

    No ifs No Buts!

    and London….if it behaves like a third world country…..

  87. 87
    EeeYepBlowing Whistles says:

    ughh ‘Rumbled’ it should be Rupe.

  88. 88
    Balls Ed says:

    I took full responsibility for leaving the scene of an accident, after plod caught up with me.

    p.s.
    have I been prosecuted yet?

  89. 89

    Vote UKIP – 2015 :-D

  90. 90
    EeeYepBlowing Whistles says:

    The public have huffed and puffed and blown the 3 stooge party B/S away.

  91. 91
    táxpáyér says:

    Drivel.

  92. 92
    EeeYepBlowing Whistles says:

    Now what was it again Alan about them zero / annualised hours contracts of cancer from the US of A?

  93. 93
    the homonculus says:

    Japanese celebrations

  94. 94

    Actually, dear child, they’re voting UKIP because they’v started voting for themselves.

  95. 95
    Wir fahren auf der says:

    True – it’s not nearly absorbent enough, yet it still feels a little harsh on the sensitive areas.

  96. 96
    Adolph Hitler says:

    He shows promise but this is how a real Nazi does it:

  97. 97
    Pick litter for bennies says:

    On BBC news just,”Labour gained seats in London but lost seats in its heartlands”.Sounds like the mass immigration policy is paying off in Londonistan but the traditional working (maybe not working)person elsewhere can see the true effect of Labour policy’s.

  98. 98

    Idiot. Actually, trendy green thing, they’re voting UKIP because they’ve started thinking for themselves.

  99. 99
    the homonculus says:

    Even Prisoners in the phiillipines are delighted for the UK

  100. 100
    tory twats still not getting it says:

    Only a 9,000% increase in UKIP seats compared to last time.

  101. 101
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Hello Scotland. This is London calling. Can we maybe join your referendum please?

  102. 102
    Southern Softy says:

    No he’s not – not yet. The Lib Dems are too thick to understand that he’s a twat. Hopefully will be toast in 2015. Their natural allies are the deluded tree-huggers.

  103. 103
    journomummmi says:

    I hate white middle class males

    That’s got it about covered, between us.

  104. 104
    táxpáyér says:

    What happened to “Mimi Kempton-Stewart” and her tweets?

  105. 105
    Parliament is a Gay Disco says:

    what happened to the BBC thread above this one?

  106. 106

    It’s got many similarities with the oldest profession.

  107. 107
    táxpáyér says:

    Nigel is ANTI-Socialist.

    Hitler IS A Socialist.

  108. 108
    Yvette says:

    Nor pet, needs a lass who will appeal to t’ working class.

  109. 109
    the homonculus says:

    Congratulations from south americas ladyboys

  110. 110
    jumpthrohoops says:

    whoops big fat controllers taken down the Mimi link

  111. 111
    Victoria Derbyshite says:

    I literally cried when I saw that victory lap. I hate UKIP and I want all UKIP supporters dead.

    Vote Labour

  112. 112
    JH3904023923-093-4 says:

    If it happened anywhere else, to anyone else, they would call it what it is.

    Ethníc cléansing.

  113. 113
    Bill Quango QC says:

    Lawyers.

  114. 114
    Mimi? says:

    Why has Guido deleted the BBC Mimi tweet thread?

  115. 115
    journomummmi says:

    In an unprecedented and unpredictable election outcome, immigrants vote for immigration:

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    The snug at the wolfs lair says:

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    Dangerous Brian says:

    It really doesn’t matter what anyone says about this, or how it is spun.
    The “left” obviously believe that 30% plus of the UK electorate are racist, mysogonistic homophobes who should be marched to the nearest g*s chamber (as is the Socialist way).
    The “right” obviously believe that 30% plus of the UK electorate are imbeciles, loonies and xenophobes who should be ignored and ridiculed until they go away.
    Unfortunately 30% plus of the UK electorate are ordinary people who are sick to the back teeth of a Westminster based cabal whose only vision is more of the same, on Europe, Crime, Immigration, Energy, Schools, Public Transport etc.
    If UKIP can (and I really do hope so) field credible candidates with a clear manifesto for real change the Euro elections will only be the start.

  118. 118
    Stingray says:

    Why are you so weird homonculus ?
    Are you a founder, and only, member of the Ed Miliband is cool club?

  119. 119
    They're all cut from the same cloth says:

    Coopers wiki entry says she became mates with
    James Purnell at Oxford.

  120. 120
    Anonymong says:

    Da law.

  121. 121
    Lib Dems 2014 says:

    NEWS UPDATE
    Final remnants of the late Liberal Democrat party will be buried under a car park in Kingston.

  122. 122
    The BBC says:

    Yeah look at all that lovely shiny, paid for by those mugs who have no idea we don’t give a shit about anything except our metropolitan lefty bubble of self-satisfied sanctimony.

    Must remember not to Tweet that.

  123. 123
    Adolph Hitler says:

    We’ve been here before but it’s a British thing to go round the Wrekin:

  124. 124

    Taking into account the 6-week concentrated UKIP hate campaign run through the MSM by LibLabCam, it shows what media manipulation can no longer do, little young, trendy green thing.

  125. 125
    Ed Moribund says:

    NO! I AM A THOCHILIST. Hitler was a Fathisth!

  126. 126
    Corrosive BBC comment says:

    Too acidic.

  127. 127
    It's irony folks says:

    She was booked to appear with Marcus Brigstocke at the London Palladium in a new show called: “Kill UKIP, they’re fascists”.

  128. 128
    Eddie Booth, plinky, plonky, me white honkey says:

    ‘We need to listen’ says Dave

    The time for that was 4 years ago. You thought that if you cocked a deaf ‘un we’d go away. You know better now it’s too late.

    By the way. How’s the renogotiation going? Angie being helpful? Frank helping you out. Hermie pushing it through?

    You sir are a liar.

  129. 129
    Mimi? says:

    Have the bbc threatened guido with legal action over the Mimi thread? All he did was post tweets by one of their producers. Once a tweet is sent it’s in the public domain. Methinks they’re running scared because three days in a row senior bbc news staff have exposed themselves as rabidly biased.

  130. 130
    same old same old says:

    Balls was given an easy ride by Dumblebore.
    And he patronised UKIP Deputy Paul Nuttall.

  131. 131
    Bomber Harris says:

    You sad, sad, twat.

  132. 132
    The snug at the wolfs lair says:

    Im bored and due to an oestrogen imbalance am currently developing worrying fantasies about youn asian women and ladyboys (sans facial hair) of all races
    Im a diverse pervert

  133. 133
    Mimi? says:

    For those who didn’t see it before it was taken down, the thread showed tweets, since deleted, by a senior Today programme editor called Mimi, in which she said she wishes all UKIP voters would die, preferably drowned in acid. She’s deleted most of them and posted a new tweet with an insincere apology.

  134. 134
    Wandle Housing says:

    What if we give you a nice big watch on the quiet.

    Then it will go away, yeah?

  135. 135

    Vote UKIP :-)

  136. 136
    Milimarx says:

    That’s Ed Balls.

  137. 137
    more money than sense says:

    The music, lighting,and graphics are crap.
    Whoever came up with the idea of Jeremy Vine
    jumping about on an indecipherable map should
    be sacked.
    And when the programme cut to the news, the
    sound failed.

  138. 138
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    Linky? Google cache?

  139. 139
    Adolph Hitler says:

    They will do to you Herr Nigel what they did to me.

  140. 140
    Ms J Dromey says:

    No butts? :-(

    #sadface

  141. 141
    well says:

    Should be popular with the Lib Dems.

  142. 142
    BBC News and Propaganda Unit says:

    We are not familiar with those three concepts.

  143. 143
    The snug at the wolfs lair says:

    Berlusconi sends congratulations from the people of italy

  144. 144
    I want to know says:

    Is it true journomummy Jasmine Lawrence is an Aussie?

  145. 145
    Name and address not supplied says:

    Dave was warned time and time again, he would lose support if he carried on the way he was going , he must have had ear plugs in and was deaf to people who voted for him, tick tock four years later, he’s listening, the bus was on time and left you where you are now Dave, in a hole and still digging, not a chance of me voting for your lot again, I will even go pushing UKIP leaflets into house letterboxes and help to get Esther McVey out, who voted deeply to be in the EU, none of that from her before she was elected.

  146. 146
    Common Sense says:

    the turn was less that 40%, anyone who claims this has victory is a fool.

  147. 147
    actually says:

    The unelected EU elite are fascists.

  148. 148
    nell says:

    Surely the beeb hasn’t browbeaten Guido into removing it? I tried to post a comment before it disappe a r e d but it wouldn’t let me.

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  150. 150
    The British media are cunts says:

    So where is Toenails I went down to college green to shout some abuse and there’s no twat there.

  151. 151
    Has Mimi been fired? says:

  152. 152
    Has Mimi been fired? says:

  153. 153
    Common Sense says:

    I’m sorry, everyone in politics knows right wing and left wing are simplistic. However is a simple way of putting party in a box and comparing it to someone else.

    Not great but to suggest that UKIP are some how above it then I dare you to for a policy similar to Ed Milibands… I dare you.

  154. 154
    non taxable pikey says:

    I don’t think we can take another Richard III moment, especially in Kingston where the King who first united Great Britain was crowned.

  155. 155
    Raving Loon says:

    What ever happened to Nick Griffin? Is he still alive?

  156. 156
    Anonymous says:

    Ive just woke up.

    Were ukip wiped out by all the negative publicity?

  157. 157
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    Read her whole timeline, she just got sacked.

    Comedy Gold.

  158. 158
    String Vest says:

    Such intolerance is breathtaking. She should be sacked!

  159. 159
    Name and address not supplied says:

    Now what gas is released from Granite?, oh yes Radon, just goes to show what’s already under our feet in the ground, people are pissed off with with the fear mongers, they have done more damage than the stuff they are trying to make people afraid off.

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    Londoner says:

    If your family really came from Walthamstow generations ago, you’d know that Walthamstow was in Essex when they lived here, not London.

  161. 161
    Judge Pickled says:

    That Marcus Brigstocke, one big bundle of privileged, smug lefty bile that thinks it’s a comedian. Still a must for any BBC Radio 4 / Channel 4 ‘comedy’ panel game show…. ‘THATCHER-MILK SNATCHER” – ‘Up The Miners’ – cue howls of laughter from ‘the kidz’ who weren’t even thought of ‘back in the day’.

  162. 162
    Parliament is a Gay Disco says:

    Is this a wind up? Nobody could be this dumb.

  163. 163
    Judge Pickled says:

    Hope his guide dog can help?

  164. 164
    Name and address not supplied says:

    Yes, must hurry over to the UKIP street party, our racists have just arrived from from the jails they were put in for being racist..

  165. 165
    give it a try says:

    I dare you to write a sentence that makes sense.

  166. 166
    Autobahn says:

    Is there perhaps some educated person on here amongst all the fruitcake ukip supporters ?
    can you answer me ?
    has anybody done the work to remove time from equations of destiny ?
    what happens if you do that ?
    What is there there if there is no time ?
    Is everything all of a jumbled up together. ?

  167. 167
    Anonymong says:

    It was a not very good prank, she didn’t work for the BBC at all.

    Although she’s most certainly a genuine lefty halfwit.

  168. 168
    Anonymong says:

    It’s a wind up, hence Guido removing the post.

  169. 169

    ‘Fraid so.

    Respect have united with B-NP to rule over us in a 1000 year Reich.

  170. 170
    Anonymous says:

    what was the share of vote obtained by ukip? did they get no1? i assume they did as we are not being told

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    U-kip are winning and Labour arselickers from the BBC are going into meltdown. says:

    I put in a complaint to the BBC trust for Mimi Stewart’s appalling tweets. I am no U-kip fan but no one should be intimated for their political opinions. The BBC’s morals & ethics are in the toilet.

    No doubt the BBC Trust will ignore my complaint.

  172. 172
    táxpáyér says:

    Ask your mother to make sure you take your lithium regularly.

  173. 173
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    Yeah, Dan Hodges said ‘racist’ for the 501st time in a given hour and it finally broke the camels back.

    Every UKIP member shamefacedly admitted they are all giant racists and agreed to go for intensive diversity training overseen by Lee Jasper.

    It’s over.

  174. 174
    Tarmac says:

    We have that covered.

  175. 175
    Dr Frankenfreud says:

    She is a figment of Guido’s imagination. Such types do not really exist outside of what journalists now call ‘narratives’ and ‘discourses’.

  176. 176
    James Purnell says:

    I only sh*gged her once! Ed, honest. Right little goer though!

  177. 177
    Ed Moribund says:

    Well…no.

    I just don’t understand what went wrong with my strategy of ignoring Working class people in favour of eco-loons and euro lovers.

  178. 178
    they don't like it up 'em says:

    Wasn’t it all phony-aimed at tricking Guido so
    the BBC could throw their toys out of the pram.

  179. 179
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    Ahhh. Rather too realistic to be ironic though.

  180. 180
    táxpáyér says:

    He was a fascist who believed in big government control of everything.

    UKIP believe in smaller government.

    Blair’s “third way” is a direct link to Mussolini’s fascism.

  181. 181
    The East of England says:

    Christ, I bet he’s absolutely SEETHING today. Shame.

  182. 182
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    She is leaving the punchline awfully late if it is a wind up… are they trying to be post-post-ironic?

  183. 183
    Autobahn says:

    if there is no Time then there can be no speed or velocity so the speed of light as a barrier would be a nonsense if there was no time.
    I ask again has anybody checked how the equations work without Time ?

  184. 184
    táxpáyér says:

    psittacines poster?

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    The BBC Stinks. says:

    Listened to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme where they were discussing UKIP’s lesser showing in London. A BBC reporter said this was due to Londoners being “more intelligent” than those in, eg, Essex. And he probably genuinely believed this! Such unashamed bias that we all are forced to pay for.

  186. 186
    Nick says:

    An IPSOS exit poll says Wilders’ Party for Freedom has gathered 12.2 per cent of the vote, down from 17 per cent at the last election in 2009.

  187. 187
    nell says:

    Counting of votes will not be finished until late tonight so the official total figures won’t be available until tomorrow.

  188. 188
    I'm confused says:

    So she’s not a former Guardian Student Digital Journalist of the
    Year and Assistant Politics Ed at R4 Today?
    And she didn’t tweet that it would be perfect if all UKIP supporters died?

  189. 189
    Anonymong says:

    As far as I can tell the person is genuine, the job at the beeb and content of the tweets are not.

    Still phenomenally dumb though for someone in media. Those tweets, ironic or not, will hang over her every move in media land.

  190. 190
    String Vest says:

    So it appears. I do not see the point of it though. When someone posts something it will remain cached and traceable years later.
    Do these people not realise that many employers do checks on prospective employees and somtimes go as deep as looking into the company they keep on FB and twitter. A young person today can damage their work prospects at some later point in their life by inappropriate behaviour.

  191. 191
    @bbcleftyjourno says:

    Wind up.

  192. 192
    Autobahn says:

    in the creation of everything everything is.
    creation is said to be expanding but nobody will say into what.
    they say ah but, because you are actually in the universe that is getting bigger it’s all relative.
    Nobody has seen the edge of the universe because the edge of the universe is said to not exist.
    The universe is clearly a 3 dimensional thing so where is the fucking edge ?

  193. 193
    Get us out of the EU says:

    The European vote has not yet been counted.

    I did not vote UKIP in my local election as they were not standing. Maybe next time, if we are still in the EU.

  194. 194
    String Vest says:

    Correct me if wrong Nell but was under the impression that some EU countries vote tomorrow and the release of voting results has been delayed till Sunday for that reason.

  195. 195
    Get us out of the EU says:

    It is actually anti-British racism.

  196. 196
    The Growler says:

    Why do they vote Conners, that is what would like to know, they like labore are or do not seem interested in the the lower orders and their problems caused by their actions

  197. 197
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    Not really that realistic in hindsight. As if anyone would be fired from the BBC for basically stating their editorial policy.

  198. 198
    Bill Clinton says:

    That all depended on what the meaning of ‘is’ is

  199. 199
    The Growler says:

    Are you sure they were boys some of them seem have problems in that direction.

  200. 200
    Just sayin' says:

    By the power of google, and from what I gather. Two of those assertations appear true, one is false. Can you guess which?

  201. 201
    JH326y345sd23432 says:

    I’m sure there are now thousands more people eager to demonstrate how ‘uneducated’ they are.

    God, the anointed media class are in for a shock.

  202. 202
    The Growler says:

    Thatis a quite a bit higher than normal.

  203. 203
    Autobahn says:

    in the obvious wrong thinking that there might be a thing that was infinitely big the questioning mind asks,
    “is it possible that I am living in a false reality ? ”
    ” is all that I see a peculiar dream ?”
    ” Have I ( for example) being punished by a celestial court for some misdemeanor and have been sentenced to live for 90 earth years without a memory of my true existence” ?

  204. 204
    Weird Ed in Swindon mode says:

    Yes, I have.

  205. 205
    The Growler says:

    To all intents and purposes it is a third world country

  206. 206
    The Growler says:

    Have rest for a year now, you will get your chance next year, in the mean time Nige and chums are going work out their policies

  207. 207
    Autobahn says:

    in everything that exists there is mind ( the thinking of people ) shared by speeches and books and now by twitter so now everybody can exchange views of things ( in time) so people are more convinced of the existence of others by the belief that others exist.
    Now that it is established by global telecommunications that others exist mental telepathy can grow
    merging of brains from all over the planet come together for the purpose of making a super brain that is full of capabilities for extra terrestrial communication and shit like that.

  208. 208
    The Growler says:

    And some a similarity to the second oldest profession

  209. 209
    Autobahn says:

    Is Earth a penal colony where we are forced to live alongside the Islamics as a special punishment in time where logical thinking is faced with Inslamity ?

  210. 210
    Common Sense says:

    Apologies for the typos, making my previous statement difficult to read.

    In till the full figures are out we won’t know the national turn out but anything less than 50% for is no victory for any party. Even then its a shaky mandate, especially in tight elections where a few votes make a difference.

    Democracy in Britain is a joke but not because the Westminster alliance ignores it favour of the most powerful lobbies but because people themselves are no longer taking a hand in getting involved. Leaving it to the elite in the Middle.

  211. 211
    The Growler says:

    It is just that London has spread like a cancer, gradually covering the surrounding area with concrete

  212. 212
    Vladimir lenin says:

    Why can’t people just stop listening to the BBC!

  213. 213
    The Growler says:

    The trouble is GOM is that they, the libberlabberconners still do not get it, the whole exercise is try to make the them come to their senses, give them a jolt so that they are not so comfortable standing on their plinths and remove their self-satisfied, security in Westminster.

  214. 214
    Anonymous says:

    i went to london for the first time in 2 years yesterday.

    the metrosexuals all think they are tough trying to walk into you. i had a 10kg bag and the number of people who walked into it and got dead legs was silly.

    clever they are not.

    who would want to pay 2 million quid for a flat in that hole when you can spend a quarter of that for a nice detached in the countryside?

  215. 215
    Colin Shepherd says:

    Its a funny old place Thurrock.

    When I lived there it was always said they could put Rin Tin Tin up with a red rosette and everyone would vote for him. They had a Tory council from 2004 to 2007 and I believe they have a tory m.p.

  216. 216
    tigerowl says:

    Bet Farage will not be going here….Basingstoke and Deane.
    Their ‘candidate’ won, but now says he is an Independent, but UKIP say he is still theirs, despite at one time they were to deselect him due to poor comments made…..
    What a shambles. Thought UKIP was different!!!!!

  217. 217
    Me again says:

    Democracy is a bugger when voters don’t agree with you.

  218. 218
    tigerowl says:

    Brilliant. Who would have thought there was such a thing outside the minds of BNP and EDL supporters.
    ‘It is actually anti-British racism.’
    explanation please as to what this is. OK for BNP, EDL, UKIP supporters to call others names and deride other nationalities and attack people for their sexuality, BUT…… Someone asks questions of UKIP and they see it as attacking them and come up with the latest catch phrase.
    It gets better by the minute.

  219. 219
    tigerowl says:

    Do not worry. We WILL still be in the EU in 2015. And 2016, 2017, 2018 forever and ever. Get used to it. UKIP can talk but the country will not vote to leave the EU.
    Ask why UKIP are so crap in Scotland?
    reason is that the Scots have travelled all over the world under freedom of movement. They see freedom to move from country to country as a good thing.
    Little Englanders are so lazy they do not even move from town to town to better themselves. But then attack everyone else for doing such a thing.
    Question. If under UKIP you can only move around the EU if you find a job, what will you tell all the Brits who live in Spain and France who are not working? You have to come home.
    Irrational arguments do not a party make. 450million live in Europe are not going to come here same as the fifty six million living in Britain are not going to move to France. UKIP can not fool most of us with silly arguments. Sad they can fool anyone.

  220. 220
    tigerowl says:

    The quote over more intelligent came from UKIP spokesperson, NOT the BBC.

    While Nigel Farage is busy claiming “the Ukip fox is in the Westminster hen-house”, party spokesperson Suzanne Evans has uttered a sound bite UKIP would probably rather forget. … HERE IT COMES FOLKS…
    Asked to explain the party’s relatively poor performance in London on Radio 4, Evans said they had difficulty appealing to the “educated, cultured and young.

    Well who would have thought that. Makes you wonder what UKIP think their voters are like. Old? uncultured? uneducated?
    Possibilities are endless one thinks. World looks better through the bottom of a pint glass eh?

  221. 221
    broderick crawford says:

    Er …hello ?

    I thought that was the readon everybody voted ( for themselves)

    after all i ‘ m not going out to votd to please my neighbour or my sainted aunt am I ? Are you ?

  222. 222
    Er ... twat says:

    All the little lefties in the BBC like to think they are Saints because they vote Labour, as they are so caring.

  223. 223
    Lefties are snobs says:

    Reporter John Piennaar has just made this claim on BBC radio – not quoting UKIP, it was his own (outrageous) viewpoint.

  224. 224
    Lefties are snobs says:

    Tigerowl, your posts are all so anti UKIP and smug. Which successful party, pray, do you support? One hint for you – it can’t be Lab, Lib or Con because they have all had their chance and have been totally useless.

  225. 225
    (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

    Well done Nige and thank you!

  226. 226
    Damp Rag Von Rumpy Pumpy says:

    More like an EUSSR commissioner in October.

  227. 227
    (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

    Don’t forget Mark Steel and Jeremy Hardy!

  228. 228
    Bob-Your Local Friendly EU Borg says:

    “We are the EU. Lower your Borders and surrender your Parliament. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.”

  229. 229
    Julian Gibb says:

    http://wingsoverscotland.com/wagging-the-dog/

    Great cartoon that sums it up

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  231. 231
    Anonymous says:

    maybe this song will be number one next week !

  232. 232
    Anonymous says:

    You want your country back?

    This afternoon I’m going to MacDonalds then I’ll have a Coffee at Starbucks then perhaps KFC for supper. Then I’ll sit down at the computer
    ordering a book via Google through Amazon. Probably whilst being watched by the NSA.

    If you want your country back ( and a sizeable proportion of the City of London ) best ask the Yanks. With a pretty please of course otherwise you may find a local branch of NATO planted on your lawn by Sunday morning. Putin did.

    You are all iving in the past.

    Wer’e only making plans for Nigel (XTC)

  233. 233
    Julian Gibb says:

    You mean HR?

  234. 234
    Julian Gibb says:

    Not ours I hope! YesScotland

  235. 235
    Julian Gibb says:

    They have to plan on an alternative for post September!

  236. 236
    Julian Gibb says:

    Now that was a boring post. More Ed Milliband than Owen Jones!

  237. 237
    Anonymous says:

    Yes and I have noticed the penchant for beards these days amongst the young.

    Bum fluff more like.

    We’ve had enough of sneering lefties and I for one wish to side with beardless clean shaven types like Prince Charles.

    Forget the Nazi jibe against Russia as most of his relatives down the genetic pole are Hollhollernzons or Prussians so for all the slight was deemed as crass it’s more of a family in joke.

    David Cameron is clean shaven and the blessed Nigel also. If Milliband grows a beard the man is doomed. See Robin Cook as an example. No beardie has held office in modern times as far as I am aware. Sometimes I am not aware which is due to the demon drink and this is not an appropriate forum for that matter.

    Remember talking to the trees is not a major problem. It is the idea and announcement in the media that they reply which puts you in a precarious position. I for one know at first hand as I am now living with a particularly saucy Silver Birch who I met on an Internet forum.

    Mums the word though.

  238. 238
    Anonymous says:

    Thanksgivings grumpyoldmank and I will say that it would be no problem for myself and lady wife to live next door to Mr Farage.

    I am not ashamed to say that some of my best friends are white Englishmen with no sense of identity or any idea of what or where the blessed world is going and worse no idea of how to solve it. Trust in God or do as I do, bribe your way out of the problem.

    Mr Anisgoglou.

    Bucharest.

    p.s . If Nigel will do a deal I have very nice concrete apartment for sale.

    Very cheap and no Gipsys within 20 kms of the place.

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