July 2nd, 2014

‘Red Princes’ Gets Box Office Treatment

It has been two years since Guido applied the ‘Red Princes‘ neologism to Labour’s nepotistic sons, who are  seeking to inherit power from their political parents. Sorry Bercow, but someone has been reading…

“We’ve got son of Blair, son of Straw, son of Prescott, son of Dromey. When you take out the Red Princes, you’ll find that 80% of their candidates are union sponsored. They bought the candidates, they bought the policies, they bought the leader, we must never let them near the country.”

Is Joe Dromey going to get his mum to complain again?


  1. 1
    Red sinkholes says:

    Can you just imagine the indignation from the BBC and the left if the Tories tried to do this.

  2. 2
    DtP says:

    The crying shame of it is that they’ll get easily elected.

  3. 3
    Miss Dromey Daughter of Mrs Dromey of all Wimmen shortlists says:

    Mummy they are being nasty and horrible to me sniff sniff

  4. 4
    Owen Jones,Socialist turned Capitalist says:

    Prime Minister, What impact did the Berlin Airlift have on West-East relations during the Cold War?

  5. 5
    BBC World of Filth says:

    BBC Radio 4 News at One busy blocking public knowledge of peedos at Westminster.

  6. 6
    Harriet Harman says:

    My Uncle Lord Longford (or uncle fester as we used to call him) said to me,
    “Harriet,you are not one of the common people and you will never do whatever the common people do…..and neither will your kids”

  7. 7
    Anon. says:

    Looks like Mummy may have already complained?

  8. 8
  9. 9
    Ed Miliband says:

    Can the PM tell us exactly during this cost of living crisis how many mickles make a muckle?

  10. 10
    Jack Dromey says:

    On our first date I took Harriet to a supermarket and she pushed me round in a trolley.

  11. 11
    Jimmy says:

    Never mind that, tell us about the fundraiser.

  12. 12
    Ed Balls says:


  13. 13
    nell says:

    And don’t forget the son of kinnochio.

    The trouble is none of them have ever had a proper job.

  14. 14
    Ed Miliband says:

    Not looking good Jimmy, Len says I didn’t work his shaft hard enough.

  15. 15
    Miliband is Lurching to the Left says:

    Labour, the new party of privilege.

    It shows the entitlement culture that runs deep in Labour.

  16. 16
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    Is Joe-sephine Dromey going to win through on an all women’s shortlist like his father Jaqueline did :-)

  17. 17
    Anon. says:


    Meanwhile,on another planet:

  18. 18
    Fucking dis custard says:

    Fuck all

  19. 19
    Ed Miliband says:


    After we stop quantum easing it will be.

    Live long and propser

  20. 20
    Diana Abbott says:

    Ya want to sponsor I walk…..from de sofa to da fridge an back?

  21. 21
    BBC says:

    Labour has informed us, as they do, that they will be launching an NHS summer offensive against the Tories. We shall be reporting it extensively, and it is the start of the final push to get Labour into office. Certainly we expect no repeat of the failure of the winter A&E crisis offensive – which we were all geared up to report – but unfortunately it failed to happen. We shall not be relying on the plebs to get ill in numbers this time.

  22. 22
    The 1922 Committee says:

    Eric Pickles gets through an average of 7,000 litres of dairy cream every PMQ’s!

  23. 23
    Turd with a Red Rosette says:

    Have I got competition?

  24. 24
    Eds the entitled says:

    I’m proof of the pudding. My Dad through his contacts, notably Laski, gave me and brother David, safe seats, in constituency we have absolute no connection with.

  25. 25

    Primus inter parents?

  26. 26
    Non-voter says:

    Not so sure about Blair MkII. Even Labour voters hate Blair and may feel taken for granted.
    Also if you see him he looks like horribly like his war criminal father.

  27. 27
    Missed a bit says:

    In a country we despise.

  28. 28
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    They already have son of Benn.

  29. 29
    Parrrp! says:

    On the bright side unlike Harriet he’s not trying to get one of his turds onto the candidate selection list.

  30. 30
    táxpáyér says:

    The alternative to capitalist reciprocation is always force, and that requires trust which tends to mean nepotism “wins” the day, to the great harm of the country.

  31. 31
    The Lone Ranger says:

    Solution = vote UKIP :)

  32. 32
    táxpáyér says:

    You only need one Carney to make a cock-up.

  33. 33

    Political inheritance, shit ennit?

  34. 34
    Awful woman says:

    Her uncle sticking up for child killers herself allowing child fiddlers to be affiliated to an organisation she was running.
    For her own children a smoothed out path to power.
    What a nasty piece of work Harriet is with the cold dead eyes to match.

  35. 35
    John Bellingham says:

    He missed out Son of Kinnock, The Brussels-working, Denmark-living, Swiss-taxable representative of the Welsh coalfields.

  36. 36
    Anon. says:

  37. 37
    Anon. says:

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    …..and also have no connection with.

  39. 39
    Rupert says:

    Straw junior looks as daft as arseholes – just like his dad

  40. 40
    Non-Voter says:

    One in seven MPs have never had a proper job. I heard Gove on the wireless referring to the “Governing Class”, says it all.

    We all know that nepotism works, look at North Korea.

  41. 41
    Caliph of Tower Hamlets says:

    A product of PIE perhaps?.

  42. 42
    Will Straw says:


    Wanna score some weed?

  43. 43
    Anonymous says:

    They have. The Cabinet has been bought by the Eton and Bullingdon clique. Anyone who can see any difference between being dominated by the dim sons of Labour grandees or the dim members of the minor aristocracy must draw very fine distinctions.

  44. 44
    Engineer says:

    I’m not usually very impressed by the BBC, but they seemed to do a balanced job with this. Interview with Danchuk did seem to show that evidence for ‘a network’ is very thin indeed. Dickens’ dossier apparently contained two letters with matters warranting investigation (passed to the police by the Home Office) and a lot of padding. Hard to see what else either the Home Office or Brittan could have done on that evidence.

    Question – how does such a network form? You can’t really go around saying, “I say old chap, if you enjoy a spot of kiddy fiddling I know a few contacts.” Even in the late ’70s, you’d have made yourself arrestable and destestable doing that.

  45. 45
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

    Did you say weed or weird ?

  46. 46
    Anonymous says:

    But, to be fair, Straw senior did do one service – he outed John Smith as a drunk on the George Brown or Willie Whitelaw scale.

  47. 47
    Lard Pressclott of Beams, Bellies, Banjos, Bulimia, two bog seats, two Jags & Shags. says:

    Amateur !!

  48. 48
    Ed the entitled says:

    hate the beer, weather and British sport.

  49. 49
    Anonymous says:


  50. 50
    Straw Dogs says:

    His grand dad was a “Man of Straw” as well.


  51. 51
    Grey. V. Train says:

    Brussels-working? Surely an oxymoron!

  52. 52
    Engineer says:

    Well, at least the EU don’t go around appointing tame insiders and yes-men.

    Oh, hang on…..

  53. 53
    Mumsnet says:

    A woman has given birth outside the Primark in Birmingham, with staff helping deliver the child and promptly putting it to work.

  54. 54
    Joe Dromey says:

    I want to live like common purpose people
    I want to do whatever common purpose people do,
    I want to sleep with common purpose people
    I want to sleep with common purpose people like …. Lucinda wassername..the one that’s a real goer..

  55. 55
    Sir Nob Skelpoff says:

    It’s not as if they are sons of unreconstituted pricks…

  56. 56
    Jon Redwood says:

    That’s illogical captain

  57. 57
    Pink and Irresistible says:

    Sparrow is paid to say that. He could not do otherwise. It is rag for Champagne Socialists who can’t afford good champagne. One only has to read the multitude of adverts for public sector “jobs” to know what seditious, bleeding hearts write it.

    Long on opinion, short on facts, I cannot resist rolling found copies into a ball and kicking them from arseholes to Xmas.

    Sad but true.

  58. 58
    Let me explain says:

    Your naivity is endearing Engineer. Let me explain, it starts in the public schools and churches were the abuse is systemic and institutional. Once they are abused, they can then be corrupted and controlled.

  59. 59
    Birmingham state school says:

    That woman was a white whore

  60. 60
    Engineer says:

    One thing that might help Labour is if their Union paymasters extracted their finger from their fundament and changed the party’s policy of not having any policies.

  61. 61

    Equality does not apply to the political elite. They are more than happy to give their children an unfair advantage yet complain when others try to better their broods prospects.

  62. 62
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Miliband won? Only a die hard guardianista could have imagined that.

    And only if they hadn’t seen it. Or heard it it. And were relying on someone else who had, but has a sight and hearing medical problem necessitating that they wear a Russian hat pulled down to their neck at all times.

    Then , maybe, maybe … Miliband did ok.

  63. 63
    Engineer says:

    Watch out for that giant lizard behind you.

  64. 64
    EderRed the Eveready says:

    Big strike coming up next week. Ready for some unbiassed reporting? How about checking hospital wards now..look for some 95 year old about to pop off and see if you can get them to go terminal on the strike day.

  65. 65
    bergen says:

    Ironically Kinnock minor is set for Port Talbot where 400 job losses were announced from the steelworks yesterday. The reason given was high energy prices which can be traced directly to EdM’s time as minister for energy under Brown. I’m not waiting for Labour’s apology.

  66. 66
    mumsnet says:

    There’s far too much estrogen on our website.

  67. 67
    Engineer says:

    Lucretia Berger?

  68. 68
    Jimmy says:

    If the Daily Hitler’s running interference then something’s about to break. Last time there was an arrest in Downing St for kiddy porn. Wonder what they’re trying to distract us from this time.

  69. 69
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  71. 71
    Nepotism ain't what it's cracked up to be says:

    To be fair at least in North Korea they have the decency to bump each other off every now and then.

  72. 72
    Anonymous says:

    BBC very similar…..

  73. 73
    johnscotland says:

    Yes Camoron, They may be Sons of Bliar, Dromey, etc but all the political class in Westminster, Edinburgh and Brussels all have on thing in common. They are all a bunch of thieving, troughing, parastical SONS OF BITCHES.

  74. 74
    Dangerous Brian says:

    In fact, refresh my memory, exactly what is Doncaster and where in Islington is it?

  75. 75
    Dangerous Brian says:

    But those towering intellects in Wales will vote him straight in (unless of course a donkey in a red rosette stands against him).

  76. 76
    Engineer says:

    So where’s the evidence for a ‘network’?

  77. 77
    John Bellingham says:

    I am the real John Bellingham and have been so on this site for two years, who are you?
    Anyway, I would vote for Kinnock minimus if I could have a go at his Missus.

  78. 78
    bergen says:

    I think things may be starting to change. Metropolitan New Labour have little to offer Old Labour rustbelt areas and the locals are beginning to notice. It’ll be a while yet but I hope to see Labour go the way of the Liberals in my lifetime.

  79. 79
    The two Muppets says:

    Harriet Harman is everything that is rotten and corrupt with the
    Labour Party .She is a nasty piece of work .and when you look at
    the scum that has floated to the top of her Party , people like
    Miliband ,Balls, Cooper,Burnham,and the Eagle brothers it makes
    you despair what they would do if ever they got near Government ,

  80. 80
    Oh Really ?? says:

    Curious how you know what was in this dossier Engineer , care o expand ?

  81. 81
    Santiago comes says:

    But she has a cross to bear….a hubby who likes to connect with big dicked Brazillians.

  82. 82
    Mealtimes with Harriet, Jack, and spro must be totally fascinating, though I'd rather slit my throat says:

    Why does this jumped-up self-important nonentity Dromey seem to lower his voice when asking a question?

  83. 83
    pi55ed as a newt says:

    Can never have too much of any type of gin.

  84. 84
    Engineer says:


    I listened to the interview with Danchuk on WATO. It became clear from what Dunchuk said, and what the interviewer asked, that the dossier consisted of a lot of paper, only two letters being of sufficient merit to warrant passing to the police. Ergo, the rest was, in the opinion of the Home Office officials reviewing it (not Brittan, who left the whole thing to his officials) the rest was of insufficient merit to warrant police attention.

    By all means listen yourself on the iplayer (or whatever it’s called) and form your own judgement.

  85. 85
    Anonymous says:

    Is Guido going to the Conservative Ball again tonight – or is that a secret?

  86. 86
    Anonymous says:

    Er, the Guardian backed the LibDems at the last election

  87. 87
    deleted says:

    So there are no Blue Princes: Gummers, Priors etc?

  88. 88
    Anonymous says:

    Jimmy Savile was a Tory!

  89. 89
    Let me explain says:

    Your dismissal of these matters on the basis that you find it unlikely that such networks could exist as you cannot fathom the mechanics of how they form is neither here nor there. The fact is we know from a number of court cases through the years that such networks do indeed exist and can form in a variety of ways. Now whether such a network exists in this particular case or not is what needs to be established but you cannot dismiss the claims simply on the belief that such networks are ‘imaginary’ or ‘fictitious’ . They are out there and always have been.

  90. 90
    RichUpNorth says:

    Put the princes in The Tower. With a bit of luck they’ll disappear.

  91. 91
    RichUpNorth says:

    Hewitt and Harpie look especially punchable in those pictures.

  92. 92
    Anonymous says:

    It is clear that if any such network did exist it would have to extend deep into the BBC. As such it would be naïve to take at face value any assertion from the BBC that it doesn’t exist.

  93. 93
    Anonymous says:

    In an attempt at some kind of balance, if it is alright for Dave to run UK plc in interests of his corporatist mates and greedy bankers, then it must be alright for Ed to welcome union sponsored candidates. For is it not important to have a counter to the overly-powerful billionaires that stage-manage events in our Corporate State?

  94. 94
    Anonymous says:

    And what National Health Service is that? Just check the signs at your local “NHS” hospital. For if it is not already managed by a private firm – then most of its’ medical service will have been contracted out. Clearly, profits from the NHS are safe in private hands.

  95. 95
    NE Frontiersman says:

    But in his favour he is working-class by descent, since his grandpa was a miner. Just as Brown inherited his moral compass from his dad.
    Hereditary meritocracy is the future. Pretty much like the past, in fact.

  96. 96
    RWG says:

    “..When you take out the Red Princes..”

    What a good idea!

  97. 97
    RWG says:

    Are your eyes bad?

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