July 14th, 2014

The Editor Who Went Into The Cold

A Guido co-conspirator emailed on Friday:

Hi Just got off the BA flight (BA 232) from Moscow. Fellow passenger in the back of the plane was none other than Alan R. No mistake, definitely him.

Wonder if he was visiting Ed. Snowden?

Ou sont les Neigedens d’antan?

Sure enough the Editor who had his patriotism questioned in parliament by Keith Vaz met Ed Snowden on Saturday at an undisclosed “city centre” location. Civil libertarians will hope Rusbridger didn’t lead MI6 and the CIA to the whistleblower. Alan did leave his mobile phone at the hotel right? His spy tradecraft is clearly less than brilliant. Rusbridger gave Snowden a piece of the government mandated destroyed computer:

rusbridger-snowden

Our secret agent gives the game away with the story’s photo credit


120 Comments

  1. 1
    Guy News Room says:

    Owen Jones QC has said Baroness Butler-Sloss should step aside as the head of an inquiry into allegations of historical child abuse.

  2. 2
    The Falkland Islanders says:

    Stick it up your Junta!

  3. 3
    geekparent says:

    The photo probably has the GPS coordinates in it

  4. 4
    Alan Russki says:

    Do I look like Smiley?

  5. 5
    Unlucky Alf says:

    Lefty cuuntz

  6. 6
    MacGuffin says:

    That is the cutest whistleblower I ever did see. Dayum.

  7. 7
    Iain Duncan Smith (Loose Cannon) says:

    Owen Jones QC just reported rumours that David Cameron/Home Office ‘didn’t know’ Butler-Sloss was related to Havers when they appointed her.

    Oy Vey !

  8. 8
    non taxable pikey says:

    Channel 5, 9pm Roma on Benefits. Remove all heavy objects that might damage your tv from the room before watching it.

  9. 9
    Maqboul the fool says:

    And the imam.

  10. 10
    John le Carré says:

    Alan Rusbridger, licenced to Quill.

  11. 11
    Will says:

    At some point Russia will get fed up with Edward snowden as a guest and then his usefulness will be at an end and he will be asked to leave. I hope the special branch interview Alan when he returns from Russia.

  12. 12
    The Sod says:

    He’s a traitor, lock him up and close the Guardian and whilst they are doing that the BBC as well.

  13. 13
    Londoner says:

    string up both snowden and rusprick by the balls over a pit of sharks, with laser beams on their heads

  14. 14
    Ma­­qb­oul says:

    Normally not one to spread false rumours, but who’s to say that Russianbridger was not actually cooperating and working for MI6?

    Watch yer back Alan ;:

  15. 15
    You must be joking says:

    Can’t do that Camoron and Ed have already bought the thousands of gallons of whitewash and the paper shredders.

  16. 16
    Q says:

    Don’t tell me that Polly is M.

  17. 17
    The two Muppets says:

    Edward Snowden is a traitor to the West and one day will get his
    just rewards . He will be looking over his shoulder for the rest of
    his miserable life . Putins useful idiot .

  18. 18
    Anonymous says:

    Traitor to whom? The way you talk, anybody would think he had hacked into Merkkle’s phone

  19. 19
    Grant Shapps says:

    Who’d have thought it eh? The Royal family are exempt from any child abuse investigations into the establishment. Makes you wonder why.

  20. 20
    Jethro says:

    17 … and make sure you don’t try locking yourself in any holdalls.

  21. 21
    Confucious the Voter says:

    The whitewash was Brilliant White from the superior ultra thick range.
    They sent out for some new and improved copying machines from the save on paper range.

  22. 22
    Anonymous says:

    this is for what exactly? To find the further depths of the american surveillance of the european leaders? You could just wait instead.

  23. 23
    Sir Nob Skelpoff says:

    Cameron’s trotting out every facile sophomoric reason for railroading the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIPs).
    Here is Cameroids laughable excuses:
    1. The Pedo Excuse —- to catch pedos. Despite the government being itself complicit in covering up it’s own pedo ring, Tony Blair nobbling operation ore and issuing D-Notices
    2.Invisble explosives —- produced from everyday when would be bomber drinks five 2Litre bottles of coke then swallows 50 packets of mentos. It can be ineffective if the jehadist has a weak arse hole,
    3. The EU told the ISPs that it was illegal, so the government has to collect the data itself. Surely then, it’s still illegal under EU law and our right to privacy.
    4. Big boy did it and ran away. It’s all Snowdens fault.
    Never let a good crisis go to waste.

  24. 24
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    “Unseen enemies ” now.

    Well if you can’t see them how can David Cameron spend £1.1 billion of your money fighting them ?

    Sounds pretty odd .

  25. 25
    bergen says:

    Don’t you mean C ?

  26. 26
    The two Muppets says:

    Do not even get me started on Rusbridger , A despicable
    human specimen .Where has loyalty to your Country gone ?

  27. 27
    Cap******** PLC says:

    This is all ethical, transparent ,documented in triplicate, and above board.

  28. 28
    Confucious the Voter says:

    The Establishment’s Cloak of Respectability has been washed so often it is now threadbare.

  29. 29
    Neil Kinnock Former MP says:

    When the best Labour Leader since me – Comrade Ed – becomes Supreme Leader of England, Wales and Northern Ireland next May, I will be appointed Chief Commander of Downing Street and Joint Prime Minister!

  30. 30
    Sheffield says:

    Not long now Cleggy boy…

  31. 31
    Iain Duncan Shite says:

    I am me and I claim a £39.00 breakfast…. Again! Mugs!

  32. 32
    Cyril Smith Ex Peado says:

    I took Nick to a Russian Commune once. Very nice young boy he was!

  33. 33
    roll on 2015 says:

    Thousands more votes for UKIP.

  34. 34
    Does not Compute says:

    Since when has first or business class been in the back of the plane?

  35. 35
    You must be joking says:

    You mean with all those spads and uncivil servants none of the went onto the internet and did a search, did none of uncivil servants/spads the go to the HOC library and ask the Librarians to check, seems we’ve spent millions on dross, sack them, they should not be anywhere near the levers of power.

  36. 36
    how about says:

    Revoke his passport so he can stay there.

  37. 37
    geordieboy says:

    He said Junta not Hunta.

  38. 38
    Diane Yamunny says:

    Superior ultra thick white?
    Isn’t that a contradiction?

  39. 39
    Anonymous says:

  40. 40
    Len McClusterfuck says:

    I’ve already told Ed those jobs are mine.

  41. 41
    Confucious the Voter says:

    Evan Elpus

  42. 42
    Vanessa says:

    Ed Snowdon touched me.

  43. 43
    Leonid Brittanski says:

    I agree Cyril, the boy showed great promise and definitely lived up to his performances in the showers. Those skills have served him well “Under” Cameron…

  44. 44
    Fatty Watson says:

    Then she must be the perfect person for the job.

  45. 45
    Rolf says:

    I touched Ed and Vanessa
    Bubba’s touching me.

  46. 46
    Anonymous says:

  47. 47
    Mandy says:

    Hands off, bitch, that job’s mine!

  48. 48
    Mark Oaten says:

    Can I lick your plate?

  49. 49
    You must be joking says:

    Just one traitor of the many,just look at the traitors we have in this country, the pendulum swings one way and then the other.

  50. 50
    BritishSecretService (lost docs dept) says:

    “Edward Snowden is a traitor to the West…….”

    The “West” as we knew it disappeared long time ago. I would probably trust Snowden with the interests of the ordinary Westerner long before I would trust HMG.

  51. 51
    Handycock says:

    I have just made love to a Princess.

    Burnt my balls on the exhaust though.

  52. 52
    Time 2 CTRL, ALT & DEL says:

    Hopefully it will be for the wall round Tower Hamletts and advice from the IDF.

  53. 53
    MagnopLer says:

    Fuck EU Law

  54. 54
    I can do better than that... says:

    Believe it or not, but she’s actually a spy!

  55. 55
    Coo Clucks Clan says:

    I thought it was a definition of a UKIP voter

  56. 56
    Londoner says:

    I love seeing the passion of yesterday’s pro-palestinian marchers through london, perhaps if they get really passionate about their right to have land on the west bank, they might actually fuck off back there

  57. 57
    Fuckwit Watch says:

  58. 58
    1984 says:

    WE are the unseen enemies he speaks of.

  59. 59
    Bumsex is now Legal says:

  60. 60
    Annular Seal says:

    Rusbridger was in Moscow to spread the gospel about same-sex weddings and the general benefits of the rainbow movement. Oddly, Putin was not at home.

  61. 61
    Anonymous says:

  62. 62
    Grant Shapps says:

    No10: It was the decision of Elizabeth Butler-Sloss to stand down from the independent inquiry on child abuse.

    Believe that and you’ll believe anything.

  63. 63
    You must be joking says:

    I thought Putin was playing in the USA’s back yard, it seems America is too busy with other things to be bothered.

  64. 64
    Not in My Name Nige says:

    An amusing cartoon heading this article on Farage’s tongue in cheek election advice to Dave.

    http://www.ukipdaily.com/another-nigel-4/#.U8O3V7GmU1I

  65. 65
    How Embarassing says:

    Butler Dross is standing down…

    WHAT NEXT DAVE?

  66. 66
    Anonymous says:

  67. 67
    Sir Nob Skelpoff says:

    Cameron’s pleased to keep all the nasty stuff from the EU but ignore that which doesn’t suit them, generally the progressive stuff.
    Kind of makes a mockery of everything he says on Europe.

  68. 68
    Harvey Proctor says:

    I’m available should the need arise.

  69. 69
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    @ccc

    As opposed to labour voters who constantly put an X next to the party that only ever made the rich richer and the poor poorer?

  70. 70
    Peter Kaye says:

    People power on t’internet?

  71. 71
    Confucious the Voter says:

    Deeper thought processes yield more enlightened understanding.

  72. 72
    Anonymous says:

    She’s just stepped down. Maybe if Guido tries hard enough he can find a photo of her with Gordon – lord knows CCHQ will want to deflect any blame from the moron known as Dave.

  73. 73
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Upon his release from custody,I shall appoint Rolf Harris.

    Everyone deserves a second chance.

  74. 74
    Chris Huhne says:

    I’m The man for this Job! Tough on crime. Tough on the causes of crime.

  75. 75
    WARNING: Do not play this at half speed...you will have nightmares says:

  76. 76
    Mirror fit for toilet paper says:

    Anyone asked the Guardian how much money they have paid this Snowden idiot?

    As for Rusbridger, wouldn’t piss on him if he was on fire. I might use Snowden to beat it out though.

  77. 77
    FFS says:

    The man who appoints these fuckers can’t even remember where he’s left his own kids!

  78. 78
    Confucious the Voter says:

    Trusting the government is a EU-phemism.

  79. 79
    Mirror fit for toilet paper says:

    No but you can lick his pate if you want?

  80. 80
    The Bourne Bollocks says:

    It would have been a fitting and appropriate end if a sniper had picked him off at Waterloo Station.

  81. 81
    WoRaft Chihuahua says:

    Not quite what Prof Tolkien had in mind:

    One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
    One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

    It worked that way, though. They kept each others’ secrets. Still do.

  82. 82
    Bob cuntface Crow says:

    But,but,Dave told me that it was all UKIP scaremongering and only one Romanian has arrived.Are you suggesting there may be more that one here?

  83. 83
    Another thought says:

    Will Snowden ever agree with anything the government does, or would that make his new activist career pointless?

  84. 84
    David Cameron Is A Cunt says:

    The only surprising thing about this story is that Rushbridger flew peasant class.

  85. 85
    Anon says:

    His just rewards would be a 7′ drop.

  86. 86
    Jimmy Saville says:

    Rule me fucking out.

  87. 87
    Handycock says:

    I’m free.

  88. 88
    For goodness' sake. says:

    A broken bit of computer from the sodding Graun? Oooh, thanks Al, it’s just what I’ve always wanted. You fucking awful twat.

    This is the guy who’s sheltered by the oppressors of Pussy Riot et al?

    WTFFF?

  89. 89
    Dr Death says:

    I would have liked to see some passion from the RAF and napalmed the fucking lot of them….

  90. 90
    Mycroft says:

    The four posts above are fundamentally wrong.

    Snowden is doing us all a favour, the desire to no longer be in the dark and our deeper enquiring nature stems from his and Assanges revelations.

    It is galling that it is the Graun that helped him not the Sun or Mirror or the Times.

    It is galling because of my own loathing for the paper, but in doing what they have done and continue to do they have made a perfect case for their continuing presence on the scene and (grudging, very grudging) respect.

    Talking utter bollocks, as many in this thread have done, is just the reaction of people who have their fingers in their ears whilst waltzing off a cliff, unaware of the warnings being shouted to them.

  91. 91
    Philby in Trilby says:

    The wind is blowing from the east and the lentils are over cooked.

  92. 92
    British Airways says:

    Don’t worry: It’s a B747. seats at the back on the upper level are Club World

    “It is the first time BA will have offered First and Club World on the London-Moscow route, and the shortest flight on which the airline will offer fully-flat beds.”

  93. 93

    What is Neigedens please??

    I can find no translation from French anywvhere .

    Is it German (if so I SHOUKD be told !!)

  94. 94

    SO — UTTER LOSS HAS GONE SAYS

    Who s taking her place Complete-Disaster?

  95. 95

    Write him A “memorandum”

  96. 96

    SIR HUMPHREY DAPPLETRETREE MBE CBE DFC&BAR VD&SCAR SAYS

    My dear ole thing …we ARE the corridors of power .

  97. 97

    Putin s useful idiot not for much longer .

    He s got a 12 month visa so after expiry he s going down to Panama –or Venezuela.

  98. 98

    No Polly is an older and less elegant version of Judi Dench .

  99. 99
    RWG says:

    The Asiatic left footer punches doughnuts obliquely.

  100. 100

    If she s Japanese I ll set her up for a Fuk U Shima any day …

  101. 101

    yes i m sure you d be agreeable to her blowing your uillean pipe at the next local ceili..

  102. 102

    Try two million via Sangatte befire it was ” closed”…

  103. 103

    They have sent put him on a plane to Guam hogtied and is being waterboarded by the yankeedoodles as we speak.

  104. 104

    ….but that would leave the left field political ground free to be occupied by The Indie and Owen J !!!!

    Is this post sowing a particular seed ….??

  105. 105

    Where does the trail lead in the end?

  106. 106

    17/23 … and watch your wallet Alsn …oh I m sorry … The Grauniad does nt have one any more these days does it ?

  107. 107

    Are Cameroids a naively political form of haemorrhoids ?

  108. 108
    Arse About Face says:

    Which ‘Country’ would that be then? The one whose Government have ceded-away Sovereignty to a Foreign Body without a fucking vote? The Country where you cannot elect your Head of State? The Country where the House of Lords can block Democracy without ANY of them being elected themselves? The Country where, with FPTP, most people don’t even bother to vote, and of those that do, more than 50% of their views are ignored? British Politics, putting the ‘Hunt’ into Country.

  109. 109
    Anon says:

    Rubbish. He is a Traitor. He ought to be hanged.

  110. 110

    ERIC CART-OWNER SAYS

    If a swallow farts in Langley Virginia the whole of Moscow Centre know about it in half a millisecond .

  111. 111
    Joseph Stalin-General All-Round Good Egg says:

    New Government Policy – Everyone’s Guilty, we just haven’t decided what they’re guilty of yet..

  112. 112
    Jim says:

    Is this piece of filth still using a British Passport?

  113. 113
    Jim says:

    Is she the other spy from Portsmouth?

  114. 114
    Jim says:

    I think he meant Snowden?

  115. 115
    Jim says:

    You should always follow the money, sex, and booze if you want to know the whole truth. The Russian’s despised the last batch of British traitors but they never gave them up and MI6 never sort revenge for the murders they caused.

  116. 116
    Jim says:

    He is living in a Country that has just successfully invaded a neighbouring Country whilst fooling the International Media at the same time as it happened. Why would he support or defend Britain?

  117. 117
    I'll 'Spy' With My Little Eye says:

    Holy Macaroni! I see the Japs have been developing WMD! (Weapons of Mild Distribution)

  118. 118
    Anonymous says:

    It’s scum like you who are the Traitors, Muppet 1+2 .

  119. 119
    Anonymous says:

    String yourself up, you traitorous Pubic Servant.

  120. 120
    Anonymous says:

    Eeer, and how many countries has GB invaded in the last decade or so, you Idiot.


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