June 25th, 2014

Ghastly Ghose Hopes It’s Third Time Lucky

Not deterred by her failure to win selection in Stoke-on-Trent North and Brighton Kemptown, serial loser and perennial carpetbagger Katie “Ghastly” Ghose has put herself forward to replace Austin Mitchell in Great Grimsby. The woman who turned a 27% referendum lead for “Yes to AV” into a 36% victory for the “No to AV” campaign has been nominated for the all-women shortlist in the seat. She could have at least bothered to have changed the photo on her website from her previous failed attempt down in Brighton…

Ghose was up in Grimsby at the weekend, though her attempts to endear herself to the locals and fight the UKIP vote were less than subtle:

Retiring Mitchell has himself warned that his successor should not be “imposed upon them by the metropolitan elite”. What could go wrong for Oxford-educated parachuting southerner Ghose…


147 Comments

  1. 1
    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    Grimsby is proud of its fish.

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    • 9
      Bosun Higgs says:

      It’s appropriate, then, that ‘Katie Ghose’ is an anagram of ‘Hake Egoist’.

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      • 45
        Owl eat bacon sandwiches twooo says:

        Only chance Ghose has are those that vote Labour without thinking. All it requires is some moderately proficient doorstep campaigning by UKIP and a local candidate. They really don’t like having propectives parachuted upon them in that area and certainly a Ghose type wouldn’t be top of the list for any Grimsby inhabitant.

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        • 117
          Up North-Oliver's Proctologist says:

          UKIP are getting stronger in Grimsby and field a Local Candidate. This Parachuting-in of candidates has to stop. Miliband, Balls, Johnson, etc. Just where’s Labour’s shame when it comes to overriding Local Member’s wishes? They like to hail FPTP because you get ‘Local’ MP’s. Well, she’s hardly Local, she’s just cut from the usual out-of-touch Oxbridge trash. If the LibLabCon’s want to play the Politics Game like this, then we really should have FULL PR instead. They wont entertain it because they prefer Divide and Rule/Party Politics over True Representation. (and they KNOW IT too)

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          • Tom Catesby. says:

            Any local liebore party members unhappy with the imposition of metropolitan liebore HQ candidates, can if they wish, vote with their feet and take no part in the election campaign and could of course vote UKIP, if only as a means to send a message to Milli and his ‘deadheads’ in the fuhrer bunker.

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      • 50
        Tom Catesby. says:

        Superb Bosun! Lets hope Grimsby proves ‘ghastly for Ghose’.

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      • 55
        Colonel Mustard says:

        Given that UKIP look set to take those former fishing ports currently held by Labour why should anyone we care who Labour puts up to defend them – unless it is to ensure that they do not stand for safer seats.

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        • 64
          Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Layabouts & other Wasters says:

          If Labour lose the North it will destroy them. What a shame!

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      • 84
        Fun Guy says:

        Shitake ego

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        • 126
          Tom Catesby. says:

          I believe a ‘shitake’ is a type of mushroom, very appropriate for liebore, who no doubt, want to keep the electors of Grimsby, like the rest of us, in the dark and shat upon at regular intervals.

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      • 137
        RWG says:

        Pike rhymes with kike.

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    • 11
      Sausages says:

      As the BBC and Guardian are so concerned that Dave employed a man who later became convicted as a criminal, perhaps they would care to explain why they employ convicted criminals Chris Huhne and his ex wife Vicky.

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      • 22
        Alastair Campbell deserves a slow & painful death says:

        An explanation from the BBC as to why they regularly keep paying the pornographer and mass-murdering liar Alastair Campbell to air his opinions would be good, too.

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    • 12
      Brian the Dunce says:

      So Brian Leveson’s love in with the Luvvies made his whole inquisition pointless and without worth.

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2668418/Hypocrisy-stars-laid-bare-They-moaned-Leveson-invasion-privacy-invaded-own.html

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      • 44
        Beach blanket bongo says:

        The DM does not scrap its Femail, TV & Showbiz, Fashion Finder sections. Hypocrisy, indeed. And if gossip is supposed to sell then why are newspapers loosing money?

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    • 102
      Troy Prodworthy says:

      It’s a mistake in the printing – it should say Katie Does Grimsby – it’s a low-budget remake of Debby Does Dallas.

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    • 147
      RichUpNorth says:

      Looks like a big turnout for her appearance in Grimsby. I doubt even hardened Labour voters there are ready for an effnick MP. Doesn’t anybody in Westminster think that all-women shortlists can actually be counter-productive?

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  2. 2
    Racist and sectarian and bigoted and anything else they accuse proud English people of being says:

    She looks like she was dying inside a little as she held an England flag.

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  3. 3
    Dumpynose says:

    There were two young ladies of Grimsby……

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    • 19
      Fred the pensioner says:

      Oh, I thought they were from Leeds – who swallowed a packet of seeds – and blades of grass… well I am sure you all know the rest.

      Now then, can somebody please explain what is so extra ultra brilliantly special about an all female candidates’ list?

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      • 31
        Dumpynose says:

        It’s a convenient way of excluding local candidates, the majority of whom will usually be men.

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        • 38
          Fred the pensioner says:

          TQVM. So let us hope that the local folk have a say in their choice of candidates. Still got plenty of time to create a bit of local mayhem over the issue.

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    • 59
      Tom Catesby. says:

      One said, ‘I should stand as MP for a whimsy’…

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      • 61
        Tom Catesby. says:

        The other replied,’so how Hard you tried, you’ll not get in here, this is Grimsby’.
        (Thank you, thank you. I’m here all week).

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        • 138
          RWG says:

          “A vice most obscene & unsavoury
          held the Bishop of Gloucester in slavery -
          with horrible howls he would bugger young owls,
          which he kept in an undergound aviary! “

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  4. 4
    The Lone Ranger says:

    Since she obviously doesn’t understand the Internet she must be a secret UKIPer.

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  5. 4
    Sadiq Khan 4 Mayor says:

    Go Ghose

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  6. 6
    Grant"The Cheeky Chappie" Shapps says:

    I hear Luis Suarez walked in and asked for a large aperitif.

    No, said the barman. They’re quite big enough already…

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    • 8
      Peter"I can tell them" Tapsell says:

      Why is Suarez like a high-speed modem? He’s got plenty of access to the net and gets loads of bytes.

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    • 21
      Northern comic says:

      I fang you.

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    • 57
      Owl eat bacon sandwiches twooo says:

      I’ve had a suspicion for around 15 years that a footballers first duty is to the club, the national team is not a priority.

      As the game became more about money it became even more obvious. I’m almost sure clubs send players to the world cup with a pep talk.

      “Ok dickhead don’t let patriotism go to your head. Don’t get injured, don’t try too hard and get back here ASAP, you work for us!”.

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  7. 7
    Ed Miliband says:

    MURDOCH

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  8. 13
    What happened to meritocracy? says:

    Why are all-women shortlists allowed? Are there ‘all-male’ shortlists? ‘All-Christian’ shortlists? Why are women singled out for special treatment? If they’re incapable of winning on their own merits they deserve to lose.

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    • 70
      BubbleBoy says:

      They are highly controversial, but rather than select strong local candidates from a variety of Backgrounds Labour has committed itself far to heavily to Blarite Westminister bubbletwats.

      I am only voting Labour in my Local area because we have a strong Local Candidate, not an upperclass Westminster Bubbleboy.

      2015 will see Labour getting hammered in seats like Grimbsy, precisely because people do not want BubbleBoys and Bubblegirls…

      Trying to appear diverse because you have more elected women, is a false sense of diviersity.

      What about the people from the council estates.

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      • 83
        Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Layabouts & other Wasters says:

        Why are you voting Labour? Are you an idiot? Do you want to see the UK trashed again?

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      • 95
        Unbelievable says:

        What about the people from the council estates.

        Fucked over by the people you intend voting into office again.

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    • 71
      Tom Catesby. says:

      Given the current ‘PC’ legislation, I cannot believe that shortlists excludind all other candidates on the basis of gender can be legal, have no disgruntled members of the liebore party or any of them with genuine principals, and there must be at least a few left surely? Have not seen fit to challenge this in court.

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    • 74
      Jack Ketch says:

      It is a slippery slope. Eventually there will be quotas for “Efnik minorities”, Muslims, trade unionist—-the quota for the mentally handicapped is already complete.

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    • 76
      Life confuses me says:

      Puzzled myself, after 50 years of being brain washed about how women are not only equal to men, but usually superior in many ways I can’t understand why they require remedial assistance in this way?
      It just doesn’t make sense unless you analyse the logic as a form of extremism.

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    • 89
      Ms J Dromey says:

      All-women shortlists are just a guideline.

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  9. 14
    Julie Middleton says:

    “Inspiring. Leading. Winning.”

    She has taken her Common Purpose training to heart. I approve!

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  10. 15
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    How long before there is an all ethnic short list?

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  11. 17
    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    Just another loser doing the political rounds, just another Liebour gig, where are we now Grimsby ? where the hell is that, still I wear my red rosette, if Mitchell is worried then time for UKIP to show up and see what they can do.

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  12. 18
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    UKIP can do well by putting up local candidates against any Liebore/Tory parachuted in establishment clones next May.

    They can emphasise this in their campaign literature and on the doorstep.

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    • 67
      albacore says:

      They will do well just not being LibLabCon
      Parliament’s credibility’s lost and gone
      Manipulating short lists till Kingdom Come
      Won’t hide that they’re all E U fifth column scum

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  13. 20
    Sven says:

    I would not vote for any party that adopts an all-woman shortlist policy.

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  14. 24
    The 1922 Committee says:

    Try our David Cameron Apology Generator.

    http://www.thepoke.co.uk/2014/06/24/david-cameron-apology-generator/

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  15. 37
    Fishy says:

    What’s going on?

    I woke to the sound of multiple orgasms as I turned on Radio 4 this morning. They went on for hours.

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  16. 42
    Oh Dear Another One says:

    Reading her bio she seems like a female, mixed race version of the very elite, rich and connected Dark Baron Mandlescum!

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  17. 46
    Ed Miliband in Contempt of Court....18 months? says:

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    • 47
      #SendEdDown says:

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      • 94
        Village Idiot says:

        …Milibands thoughts should be with genuine, disabled and sick people who have been treated very badly,cruelly and heartlessly by the present system, leading some to take their lives or die from the stress caused, not hacked people,who have been amply rewarded for the stress caused to them!

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    • 100
      Unbelievable says:

      LOL @Mr Ed. Where were his thoughts when he was posing with a copy of the Sun?

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    • 115
      Miliband is an eejit says:

      His thoughts are with Hugh Grant, Alan Partidge and their luvvy friends?

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    • 128
      The Growler says:

      Teddy had one of his Brown moments when the agreed to hold up the freebie Tit and Bum, a lck of joined up thinking, News Corp never does something without some come, mind if he had not agreed theTit and Bum would have run the story, “Ed Milliband does NOT support England!”

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  18. 48
    Fly on the wall says:

    Of course the ‘progress’ backed Ruth Smeeth was shooed in during a well choreographed selection meeting in Stoke North.
    Predictable.

    One unsuccessful candidate who ‘knew this was a stitch up’ was observed leaving the room and breaking down in tears.

    Katie Ghose was present during the selection.

    The ‘token local candidate’ wasn’t even allowed to answer a single question due to no questions being put to her.
    The West Midlands organiser decided which questions would be presented and who should answer them.

    It was found that most question forwarded were intended for the local candidate.

    Ruth Smeeth, the winning ‘Mandy’ candidate refuses to this day to answer any questions regarding her links to Israel.

    Stoke North has a predominantly large ethnic Muslim electorate.

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  19. 53
    Does not compute says:

    “Finally, I want to serve here because I am passionate about fighting mistrust in politics, which is the root cause of UKIP’s recent surge. I will pull out all the stops in our fight against UKIP and the Tories in Grimsby.” – Ghose’s website.

    She wants to fight mistrust in politics by fighting a party that had surged because it wants to restore trust in politics?

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    • 88
      Life confuses me says:

      Um er … but isn’t Ghose a walking talking example of why people mistrust politics?
      Is she going to be fighting herself then?

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  20. 58
    Labour voter-averageIQ of 69 says:

    Inspiring.Leading.Winning-what a slogan! She’s got my vote.

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  21. 62
    Lesbians 4 Labour says:

    Good – we need more manly women. We have asked Angela Eagle for her support and she sent us her jockstrap, bless her

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  23. 82

    What is UKIP’s position on the CFP ?

    Are not Labour due to be buried for their part in the kangaroo proceeding’s which failed to prosecute anyone except – oddly – Cameron’s ex-PR man ?

    Very expensive trial with negative civil liberty side effects for the electorate from Lib and Con there. Actual journalists who saw what happened to their innocent colleagues – eg. Wolfman etc. – perhaps should bear that in mind when covering the LibLabCon.

    Vote UKIP :-D

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  24. 96
    The Unacceptable Face Of Capitalism says:

    Wonga to pay £2.6m to customers after sending debtors letters from non-existent law firms http://www.cityam.com/1403685688/wonga-pay-26m-customers-after-sending-debtors-letters-non-existent-law-firms

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  25. 97
    Mandelssonn says:

    It’s as if Cameron and Miliband are in a race to the bottom – and I don’t mean that in a sexy way.

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  26. 98
    Anonymous says:

    “successor should not be “imposed upon them by the metropolitan elite”.”
    Given that politicians are for the most part, in line with the party politics principle of Divide and Misrule, little more than servile sock-puppets. Small wonder then, that they cannot return a cogent argument in relation to any of those policies which they are merely required to parrot. Rather than providing precise explanations, of that reasoning which renders it more rational than an opposition’s alternate. In a sane system, surely disparate ideologies would naturally coalesce. Because true intent and optimum methodology would be universal.

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  27. 101
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Erectile dysfunction is on the increase. If you suffer; Please add white flag with a red cross to your van or car.

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    • 108
      swarthy immigrant says:

      Prime minister, If you were to be confronted by this baby murdering whore would you not suffer from erectile dysfunction ?

      I keep all of my wives happy due to a diet of mint tea, goats testicles and making them wear a bag on their heads
      Inshallah I will keep filling up our local school and health service with many many little Mohammeds

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  28. 106
    swarthy immigrant says:

    Another MP for Tel Aviv

    Burn the witch!

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  29. 110
    BooBoo says:

    Something fishy about Labour Party female shortlists.

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  31. 121
    Katie “Ghastly” Ghose says:

    Come on England. Everyone here in Grimsby is rooting for you.

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  32. 123
    Who you gonna call? says:

    Ghose Busters.

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  33. 127
    England is becumin a ferd world cess-pit innit says:

    Im sure she is desperate to represent these fucks

    Parasite

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  34. 130
    The Growler says:

    It is P R is not so easy to parachute the choosen ones into of any political party into a constituency, that is the Conners and Liebore did not want PR of any description.

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  35. 133

    Third time is a charm? Maybe it is because she does not appeal to the public.

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  36. 134

    It would be an insult to the people of Grimsby if Labour selected her to represent them at Westminster.

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  37. 136
    Anonymous says:

    That is hilarious. The Grimsby folk will love a soft southern socialist woman toff being dumped on them. The seat will be a UKIP certainty if that is the case.

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  39. 142
    Bill de Burgh says:

    She’s being parachuted in…an’ it don’t look good…
    Who ya gonna call?
    An unbearable SpAd…in Grimsby’s neighbourhood…
    Who ya gonna call?

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  40. 143
    Bill de Burgh says:

    And while it’s in my mind, I bet that any UKIP supporters would be able to identify the land where the Bong tree grows.

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  41. 144
    Wonga says:

    Imposed candidates are always a bunch of over educated and unemployable Southern softies. Can’t Labour learn from Tory cock ups? Their whole candidate lust is a tw*t bank.

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  42. 146
    The People's Army says:

    We all are rooting for your selection, Katie.

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  43. 22
    Gordon Brown says:

    ASHCROFT!

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  44. 43
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Ozzie had a good one line put down yesterday about not taking lessons from anyone who employed McBride.

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  45. 54
    M says:

    I can’t wait to see milliband get stuck into Cameron about how all these homes are gonna get built with no work force , so the next generation is not disenfranchised .

    A real chance here for milliband to show how intouch he is with the “man on the street” .
    Show he’s not just an opportunist sucked into the self serving bubble that is Westminster .
    Go milliband show the country what you’re made of !

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  46. 60
    St George says:

    You are almost as bad as Scotland.

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  47. 85
    Eat yer Greens or the Govt. Will getcher says:

    Clearly so, given Suarez wasn’t minded to take an even-tentative nibble out of the meat-heads running around the pitch like purposeless automata.
    That’s the thing with foreigners, they’ve always got really strong teeth. My old dad told me it was because they ate lots of savoury things like Missionaries and laid off the sweeties. Obviously, Suarez prefers dark meat

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  48. Nick Clegg says:

    Dead man!

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  49. Cameron says:

    Cast iron!

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  50. Harperson says:

    PIE!

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  51. Prescott says:

    Mmmmmmmm Pie!

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  52. The Growler says:

    Eric Pickles, loads of curries

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  53. Village Idiot says:

    Cameron;….Oh, Andy….!

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  54. 69
    A man with a crushing hangover says:

    Don’t forget Tony Blair and his shredded expenses.

    Or the Iraq war/dodgy dossier thing, either.

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  55. 80
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Would she do a discount for coach trips?

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  56. 81
    Life confuses me says:

    Don’t get your hopes up lol.

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  57. 99
    Vitamin D says:

    No it’s because they get more sunlight and don’t have a sugar based diet.

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  58. 104
    Squeaker Bercow says:

    FIFA have had a hearing about Suarez bite incident and they have awarded it to Qatar.

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  59. 105
    Life confuses me says:

    If I bit someone wouldn’t it be assault? Why aren’t the police involved in this?

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  60. 111
    swarthy immigrant says:

    Mr Squeaker is it true that your whore of a wife has a bite down gag reflex

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  61. 112
    ISIS says:

    Yeh!!

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  62. 119
    Inspector Morseinho says:

    Cool it, gringo. We don’t pursue cases like this. Have you ever been to a favella?

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  63. 113
    Humiliated says:

    Suarez didnt just bite, he chewed England up

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  64. 114
    Rope time says:

    And Peter ‘I let the IRA free’ Hain

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