August 20th, 2014

Clegg Spins His Own Rennard Failings

The restoration of Lord Rennard’s LibDem membership card, and neutering of Nick Clegg, as gone down like a cup of cold sick with almost everybody except the pervy peer’s mates. The Deputy PM and LibDem leader – in office but out of power – is left to bleating about long hard looks in the mirror.

Clegg outrider Sean Kemp spins to the Times RedBox:

“The Lib Dems’ absurdly complex disciplinary system has meant the only person being punished for the Rennard affair is Nick Clegg. The party’s leader was left unable to take charge of the issue, even while it badly damaged his party’s reputation.That system has now been changed, but that will do nothing for the people who wanted to see the party take tougher action.”

Clegg could have ‘taken charge of the issue’ when the allegations first surfaced internally before the last election. Or when he was told about them in 2010. Instead, like with Mike Hancock, he chose to ignore the problem and hoped it would go away.

Guido has zero sympathy.


136 Comments

  1. 1
    Portsmouth Sth says:

    If the RPC just met to consider Rennard, why did they not also consider Hancock? The Lib Dem press office told me that the RPC was about to consider Hancock’s case, since he has now admitted most of the things alleged in the civil lawsuit, made a financial settlement, and made a grovelling apology.

    8 weeks on from that, the Lib Dems have still taken no action to restart the disciplinary process they suspended while the civil case was ongoing. 8 weeks.

    When will the disciplinary process be restarted against Hancock?

  2. 2
    still walking into darkness says:

    And he knew nothing about Cyril Smith either

  3. 3
    Nick Clegg says:

    Which party will have me next?

    The Church of the Militant Elvis Party perhaps.

  4. 4
    George Galloway says:

    Islamic State savages decapitate journalists, crucify other faiths, sell girls into slavery and YET we hesitate to grind them into the dirt?

    FFS. ???

  5. 5
    I Roger Boys MP says:

    The Glib Dumbs are as spent as Rennardons cock after touching a ladies leg

    UKIP will be the third party in British politics by next year

  6. 6
    Ed Miliband says:

    Abtholutely dithguthting and dithpicable. Why would anyone want to put their hand up a ladieth thkirt?

  7. 7
    Frederick says:

    But where is the criminal investigation ? If Max and Rolf got done, why not Rennard.

  8. 8
    Frederick says:

    It’s the religion of pieces. They cut you up into them.

  9. 9
    Tom Catesby says:

    Does anymore dirt need dropping on the political grave of Clegg and the Limp Dicks?

  10. 10
    DAVE (Bum Sex for Me) Cameron says:

    Well at least he is into women , which is more than can be said for most of us MP’s
    The male ones that is What !

  11. 11
    Tom Catesby says:

    Good idea, any candidate from the Militant Elvis Party or any other party, will knock the limp dicks into last place.

  12. 12
    Warsi,Baroness says:

    I’m a Muslim and utterly condemn this barbarism. Hope the West wipes them out.

  13. 13
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    For a party that claims the moral high ground the limpdums are a bunch of immoral sewer rats

  14. 14
    DAVE (Bum Sex for Me) Cameron says:

    Remember Vote Consevative ! our slogan is
    Dont forget to “Pop one in your slot ” Vote Tory

  15. 15
    Sheffield says:

    We’ll find some

  16. 16
    Nigel's Father says:

    If the feamle LibDims ahd any sense, they would all collectively resign from a Party which has consistently ralied around this strange pervert, apparently on the gounds that he is an ‘Electoral Asset’.

    If they really think in financial terms about this particular ignoble Lord, I would be describing him as a fast-reducing asset.

  17. 17
    Tom Catesby says:

    Did the women involved complain to the police, or were they persuaded to let the limp dick party brush it under the carpet…er, ‘deal with it’.

  18. 18
  19. 19
    ClifMaxhard says:

    The slags were askin’ for it….

  20. 20
    And worse? says:

    Well you have just created a whole load of misunderstanding Geedo.

    What was the “Worse”? We demand to know, preferably in graphic detail with illustrations.

  21. 21
    Itchy Scrote says:

    Yes. Dirt, and shit, and more dirt. A great high mountain of it to make sure two-faced, hand-wringing, weasely, treacherous c*nts never resurrect their deceitful party again.

  22. 22
    Raving Loon says:

    There once was a coward called Nick
    Whose inaction made everyone sick
    He ignored Rennard
    And the Hancock malade
    Now everyone thinks he’s a d**k

  23. 23
    Happy Tories in Bumsex Britain says:

  24. 24
    Lib Dem Whip says:

    Any female members feeling disgruntled by this ruling can contact the committee via a secure & confidential number.

    0845 I FEEL HARD

  25. 25
    Handycock from his villa in Sapin says:

    There will be no disciplinary hearing against me by the Liberal Democrats for two reasons.
    1. I have powerful protection from the Brotherhood. and
    2. My boys are the second highest political donors to the Liberal Democrat Party

    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/audit_trail_of_political_donatio#outgoing-89761

    I brought the asylum seekers in to Portsmouth for Labour (26.1% of all those allocated to the south of England), I fixed up the planning permissions for my boys to house them (by law they cannot be housed in social housing); my boys laundered their dirty money building flats for them, hey presto. Boaz.

  26. 26
    nermal says:

    I can see Cleggs election strategy now.
    When he ignored the allegations against Handycock,Reynard and the rest of the LibDem perves, He was going for the perv vote.
    A couple of weeks ago he was dead against the two strikes and you are out in the bill that was about the carrying of blades. He was going for the stabbing vote.
    He was shouting about Isr@el and banning exports. He was going for the anti-semetic vote.
    after the summers hols he will be sporting a full beard and a black ISIS T shirt.

  27. 27
    Duty Pędant says:

    Homo Sapin?

  28. 28
  29. 29
    Shabeena Mahmood MP says:

    Come on brothers and sisters let’s all go out and trash a Supermarket today. And show them that we Mohammedans are in the right.

  30. 30
    Definition of a Liberal says:

    A Tory that hasn’t been mugged.

  31. 31
    Logo Watcher says:

    Did Lord Rennard design the Lib Dem logo (pictured by Guido), which depicts someone putting their hands on a bird?

  32. 32

    Sorry Spain. Here is the evidence for the 26.1% of asylum seekers I brought in to Portsmouth for my boys to launder their ill gotten gains and make millions, also for political donations, for backhanders and my villa in Spain. Boaz.

    https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/asylum_seekers_allocated_to_port#incoming-268264

  33. 33
    Cliff says:

    Congratulations!

  34. 34
    Don't forget the Ginger Cunt says:

  35. 35
    Jeremy Bowen says:

    Now hold on a minute.

  36. 36
    Women exiting says:

    But we would have happily stayed, with legs wide open, if we’d got elected to the Commons.

  37. 37
    I'm telling you as it is.. says:

    very good.

  38. 38
    Cilla says:

    “I, like everyone else, was shocked to hear of these allegations and I am absolutely positive that they are without foundation.”

  39. 39
    H@rry Rodger Webb says:

    Is Max Clifford a stage name too?

  40. 40
    Mazeltov says:

    George Galloway will face charges after calling Bradford an ‘Israel-free zone’

  41. 41
    Jim says:

    If Scotland walks away, UKIP will be more than that!

  42. 42
    Lording it. says:

    Lib Dems: Putting Women First. It’s easier to grab their bums that way.

  43. 43
    Dave Loves Gays says:

    For all his faults, at least Rennard gropes women.

    DAVE LEGISLATED FOR BUMSEX MARRIAGE FOR ALL HIS KWEER BOY FRIENDS.

  44. 44
    P l e b says:

    Has useless Cameron replaced Slossy yet? Thought not.

  45. 45
    Django says:

    Errrr he didn’t put his hand up anyone’s skirt! At worse he might have made some clumsy propositioning or touch a knee and or an exposed back. What ever happened to a sense of proportion. Rennard really has been the whipping boy for the right on crowd!

  46. 46
    Jim says:

    It is who you are that defines Police action, especially if it is supported by the BBC.

  47. 47
    P Ervert says:

    Agreed. What is it with all of these p@edos being into boys? Why didn’t they fancy teenage fillies FFS?

  48. 48
    Vote Ukip, get a Lab/LibDem coalition, the most pro-EU combo of all says:

    :(

  49. 49
    Mohammeds News and Booze (Rochdale) says:

    We do that, haven’t you noticed?

  50. 50
    Anonymous says:

    “Clegg Spins His Own”
    web of unwholesome, full of holes, ‘rationale’. Makes one wonder if he is listening to anything he himself is coming out with. As he now has about as much chance of influencing the electorate as Whitehall does. In regard to their staff, and the Scottish referendum. Surely all they needed to do, was issue a memo explaining why Dave doesn’t seem to want to risk involvement. Even in debate.

  51. 51

    They never miss a trick…

    Vote UKIP :-D

  52. 52
    Nigel Farage says:

    7/7. Murder of Lee Rigby. Jihad is established in the UK but our political class close their eyes and simply hope it will go away. It won’t.

    Bring back hanging.

  53. 53
    Nick Clegg says:

    Well done Handy, keep the money coming in. As far as we are concerned, because the bent, masonic, corrupt Hampshire police have not arrested you, you are entirely innocent. As you have already said, they looked at your case twice, the second time after the Pascoe report had been leaked and they decided not to take any action, so your logic that you must be innocent is clear to the Party.

    http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jun/18/mike-hancock-settles-sexual-assault-claim

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-27920125

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/484047/Assault-MP-Mike-Hancock-should-face-new-police-inquiry

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Hancock-MP-should-resign/165787856843976

  54. 54
    nell. says:

    The libdems in government have been a sad revelation.

    First there was the davidlaws scandal, then huhne, then hancock, then rennard …….

    Then there was the ineptitude of bumblingvince and now the neutered cleggie.

    How can these people be seriously considered for another coalition in 2015?!!

  55. 55
    Meatloaf Rennard says:

    Well, back to work – trying to find LimpDem women who WILL do that…

  56. 56
    rick says:

    Remind me again.
    Who has spent the last 50yrs destabilizing the region? Who Killed dictators like Sadam, who, although they were pretty ruthless kept the nutters at bay and their countries stable?
    Answers on a postcard please.

  57. 57
    Owen Jones says:

    The BBC says the journalist James Foley was “executed”, He wasn’t. He was murdered.

    FFS

  58. 58
    Alan Douglas says:

    Guido, one thing puzzles me – there seems to be no doubt that Rennard was heterosexual and busy chasing adult women – so why do you can him “pervy”.

    Though I agree his behaviour was wrong, it was “normal” rather than “pervy”, surely ?

  59. 59
    Jeremy Bowen says:

    He tripped and fell on the sword.

  60. 60
    Mark Oaten says:

    The word pervy covers a multitude of sins.

  61. 61
    Good Question says:

  62. 62
    Nero says:

    With everything that’s going on in the world, why are homosexuals and bumsex at the forefront of your tiny mind?

    Psychiatrists are available from about £60 an hour.

  63. 63
    Cliff Richard says:

    is he a bachelor boy

  64. 64

    Sounds like Labour propaganda:

    Retweeted by R’ussia’s MFA as well.

    The quality of hypocrisy is improving.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  65. 65
    Don't forget the judicial system is bent and/or incompetent says:

    The problem with hanging is that occasionally bent plods, crooked judges and stupid juries hang the wrong one.

    Much better to lock the fuckers up in solitary in plain breeze block cells with steel doors on some windswept island off Scotchland. Then they can be let out if in fact they are subsequently proved innocent.

  66. 66
    The British media are cunts says:

    Whilst Sky were discussing beheadings with that gormless Tory tosser Hammond the BBC were interviewing two fat women about selling knickers on eBay.

    The BBC gets its priority right.

  67. 67
    Owhine Jones says:

    Cameron mimics an insurance advert and he’s sexist, Rennard sexually assaults women and he isn’t.

  68. 68
    Jezza says:

    We were wilfully misled and lied to by Bliar and Co, remember? With hindsight the status quo was just fine

  69. 69
    nermal says:

    I have an advert on this site which can only be described as a litre bottle of piss, something to do with insurance, beats me.

  70. 70
    Cliff Richard says:

    what a hip crowd
    hip replacement that is

  71. 71
    Amber Amber says:

    I think it’s the shock of a Libcrap male being heterosexual that get’s people confused and that’s why it hit a nerve, it seems most male politicians are homosexuals if that’s to be believed, Camorons bumsex law seems to point that way, after all most laws are made to help politicians make more out of being a politician.

  72. 72
    LORD RENNHARD ON says:

    I like the girls that say they will
    and the ones who say they wont
    I like the girls who say do
    and the ones who say they dont
    But of all the worlds fair maidens
    the ones i really like
    are the girls who say they dont
    but then they say they might

  73. 73
    Jezza says:

    Are house prices in Ferguson still falling?

  74. 74
    Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy says:

    The Portsmouth Lib Dems are carefully airbrushing Mike Hancock out of their leaflets and their history. This is especially so for the two battling Prospective Parliamentary Candidates Gerald Vernon-Jackson and Tamora Langley.

    I expect Lib Dem HQ and the regional parties committee have been asked to play along with this brushing under the carpet until after the Portsmouth South PPC vote later this month.

    Gerald Vernon-Jackson and Lord Rennard are friends, are they not? What a tangled web.

  75. 75
    the general public says:

    You find out a lot about what someone really believes in when the have the power to act rather than just talk about it.

    My views on the LibDems has changed from mild respect to; hypocrites, double-dealers, immoral, unsrupulous, spineless, deceitful, chauvinistic……….I could go on and on.

    At least they should get what they deserve at the next election.

  76. 76
    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    When are Sainsbury shareholders going to take out a civil action against this Labour MP for damage and loss of business, caused by her and her mussie admirers.

  77. 77
    Cliff Richard says:

    thanks cilla
    did rennard ever appear at the cavern club?

  78. 78
    Cliff Richard says:

    bumsex is cheaper, in my case its free

  79. 79
  80. 80
    The two Muppets says:

    They have become a despicable Party , They are treacherous and
    deceitful . They are led by a weak leader who has not got the guts
    to rid the Party of the scum that make up the majority of the
    Parliamentary Liberals . Only Danny Alexander comes out with
    any credit .

  81. 81
    DAVE (Bum Sex for Me) Cameron says:

    “Hey fiddly dee , it’s up the bum for me”

  82. 82
    The Critic says:

    I stopped reading past the words ‘Lib Dems absurdly’ What else do you need to know?

  83. 83
    Cliff Richard says:

    any young men in need of a bit of laying on of hands?
    free holiday in Portugal where i am currently co operating with local police investigating the Mccann case
    Sadly I am unable to attend bow street police station to be interviewed

  84. 84
    The two Muppets says:

    The Middle East is similar to Africa in as much as tribalism always
    rears its ugly head . It has been like that for thousands of years and
    will continue long into the future . They are stuck in the Stone Age .

  85. 85
    The two Muppets says:

    I understand that the Qatari Government own 25% of Sainsbury shares .
    The same Government that supports IS. in Iraq. So why are they trashing
    their stores ?

  86. 86
    DAVE (Bum Sex for Me) Cameron says:

    Phwoooor !

  87. 87
    Women of Britain. says:

    Any woman that now votes at the election for the pervy corrupt Lib Dems after this whitewashing of both Hancock and Rennard; are truly brain damaged, beyond redemption, or both.

  88. 88
    Vote UKIP says:

    Pity about your’s though.

    Russia

  89. 89
    Lord Sainsbury. says:

    I am a Labour supporter and donor and so an easy target for Labour nutters like Shabana Mahmood.
    I always thought that Mahmood was a man’s first name? Or is it Mahmoud?

  90. 90
    Zig Zag says:

    Let’s face it, if Rennard looked more like George Clooney rather than a balding, overweight, sweaty, thick-lipped, drooling perv, he wouldn’t have these difficulties.

    There’s a moral in that somewhere.

  91. 91
    Joe Public - The real one. says:

    Loved the joke as to the similarity between Mark Knopfler and Cliff Richard.
    One was in Dire Straits and the other is in Deep Shit.

  92. 92
    Your Many Friends in the EC. says:

    Do not worry Comrade Nick.
    You will ALWAYS have a home in the EC as we need as many educated but incompetent bureaucrats as we can get.

  93. 93
    Dave Loves Gays says:

    Because the kweers will insist on parading their perversions in public, instead of just infecting each other quietly in private.

  94. 94
    Lord Hall (Haw Haw to you) of the BBC. says:

    I am not sure we agree with any action in Syria or Iraq, or Ukraine for that matter.
    Doing nothing is always an option, though of course we always argue both ways but with enough bias to suit our PC social engineering agenda and our Comrades in the Labour Party, and soon to be Comrades in the Liberal Democrat Party.

  95. 95
    The general public says:

    Dear Miriam
    What’s it like being married to a person with zero principles and no balls?

  96. 96
    Just Saying. says:

    The Limp Dims can only try to claim the high ground in a flood.
    Total cowards, with almost no principles left, and certainly no ethical standing.
    The few good MP’s should jump ship in a few months time.

  97. 97
    Egoist says:

    Danny Alexander wrote this I would presume.

  98. 98
    Just Asking. says:

    Yet the Lib Dem female MP’s will do nothing as they all feed at the same public teat and are used to the corrupt culture. Does not stop them complaining of it being a bloke culture in Westminster though.

  99. 99
    inside out says:

    No chance,there has not been a squeak from usual suspects, about beheadings of children by ISIS.Not a squeak about child grooming in UK by our ethnic friends.If this executioner was British, he will be found and should face a bullet in some far off land he should never be allowed back into the UK.

  100. 100
    Man in a White Suit. says:

    80% of Britons agree with capital punishment for extreme crimes.
    Yet no referendum on this will happen under our existing “democratic” system and limp wristed MP’s.

  101. 101
    Owhine Jones says:

    No it was activists using a multicultural method of eliminating the headache of a Zionist, and now back to the racist bigotry of whites in Ferguson.

  102. 102
    Martha Kearney of the BBC says:

    He fell down the stairs and broke his neck.

  103. 103
    BBC Big Brother Comptroller says:

    IS are militants, like Hamas and Hezbollah, and are not terrorists in our wordbook.

  104. 104
    inside out says:

    The political class know they can’t bring back hanging,because to do so they would have to leave the EU.Capital punishment is banned, and only countries without that deterrent are allowed to join.

  105. 105
    Sane Politics - an oxymoron says:

    Portsmouth should wake up and smell the coffee.
    Doubt they will though.

  106. 106
    Lib Dem Sex Pest. says:

    Happy days.

  107. 107
    Abul Krim says:

    one up the bum, no harm done!

  108. 108

    The Lib-Dems are the definition of the party where being a(rich) member means never having to say you’re sorry. It’s almost refreshing that they don’t throw their people to the wolves as a knee-jerk reaction. Almost, but not quite.

  109. 109
    Chief Constable Hampshire Police says:

    Jahbulon Handy.

  110. 110

    Well I suppose the Lib Dems are thinking, ‘At least they were adults’. Meanwhile, is there anyone who hasn’t worked in a place where there’s a vile slug like Rennard?

  111. 111

    Here’s a lunchtime test. See how long you can watch this slug before you have to throw up:

  112. 112
    Boris the hangman says:

    The political class won’t bring back hanging because they’d be the first to swing.

  113. 113
    David Battenburg says:

    There seems to be an unlimited supply of these homosexual MPs. However, science has yet to establish how they manage to breed.

  114. 114
    Lord Rennard says:

    I am nowhere near as big a pervert as Handycock. It is right therefore that I be restored in to the bosom of the Party.

  115. 115
    rompey pompey says:

    Latest rumours are that Tam Langley is enjoying the ‘full support’ of Mike Hancock’s wife.

  116. 116
    Ukipper says:

    Isn’t Danny Alexander the lying twat who keeps telling us that the latest Office of National Statistics claim that 3 million jobs will be lost if we leave the EU. The Office of National statistics say they said nothing of the kind and its all scaremongering bollox which is what we expect from ALL libdem poloticians

    vote UKIP

  117. 117
    Miriam says:

    At least he can look after the kids.

    But yes, otherwise he’s totally useless.

  118. 118
    ISIS says:

    We’re coming for you, infidels.

  119. 119
    Neville Chamberlain says:

    To think this woman represents my old seat.

  120. 120
    Anonymous says:

    And still Clegg gropes his way forward to disaster.

  121. 121
    The Sayings of Mrs Hancock says:

    My Mick ain’t never done nuffink wrong. It’s just nutters making stuff up.

    Nick Clegg. He’s an arsehole.

  122. 122

    Calls himself a leader, I call it a liberty!

  123. 123

    PENNY DREADNAUNT SAYS

    I m enlarging my territory when Handycock finally disappears up his own colonoscopy .

    Then Portsmouth will be totally Tory –and mine !!

  124. 124

    Well …Nicky Cleggy would only ever have met Cyril when he was an innocent fresh faced cherubic little boy LibDem and Big Cy might have been introduced to him on one if his visits to a sunshine home for convalescing boys and girls then available fir recuperating toddlers on the NHS.

    Could explain a hell of a lot …

  125. 125
    Nigel Farage says:

    Handycock and immigration in Portsmouth shows what is really going on in this country with open door immigration. Unscrupulous politicians particularly Liberal Democrat MPs have been encouraging immigrants into their constituencies for votes, money, backhanders and political donations. It is Liberal Democrat stated policy that their should be no restrictions on immigration in to this country. One added dimension in Portsmouth is the involvement of organised crime. Handy was Head of planning for decades in the city which has been run since the 1980’s by big time drug dealers who have always laundered their drug profits through property development. What better situation then for Handy to bring in the asylum seekers, provide the planning permissions for the drug dealers to launder their profits by building blocks of flats for the asylum seekers. The criminals launder their drug profits, make millions in profits, Handy gets backhanders, his villa in Spain which I believe he put in his daughter’s name, and the Liberal Democrat Party gets huge political donations as a result. Is it any wonder that no one, particularly Clegg, was willing to investigate Handy when serious sexual allegations were made against him. As to the Portsmouth police? Look no further than the Libertine Lodge that meets in the Portsmouth Civic Offices, Handy is the Worshipful Grand Master, his fellow male LibDem Councillors are either members or apprentice members, so are senior council officers, senior police officers and the drug dealers. This is what corrupt politics have become in this country, it is time for change.

  126. 126
    Anonymous says:

    New think tank forming: Genuine Research Offers Parliamentary Entry.

  127. 127

    Well Screaming Lord Sutch R I P passed years ago Nicholarse…….and far as I know the Loonies are still looking for a suitable longterm replacement.

  128. 128

    I thought you were under house curfew now George .

    Are they still allowing you IT facilities ?

  129. 129
    Descartes says:

    Politics has not changed since my time. This is again a good example that political corruption is all about money and profi and if the population of the UK has increased by one third in the last 22 years as a result, so what.

  130. 130
    WoRaft Chihuahua says:

    Can he look after the kids? He seems to be incapble of protecting even adults in a position where he owes them a duty of care. Children, being weaker, would find that he tends to dismiss their complaints and might actively side with those who ‘put their hands up their skirts’.

    I would not allow any Liberal Democrat to baby sit for my children.

  131. 131
    Former Head boy of Caldicott School says:

    The Lib Dems have a proud history of perverts and deviants.

  132. 132
    Never forget. says:

    David Steel proposed a known child abuser for a knighthood.

  133. 133
    vera says:

    Like every match between a foreign beauty and a British twat, I can only think something has been lost in translation.

  134. 134
    vera says:

    And don’t forget the Libdump leader that almost was that deceitful lying scum windmill loving Huhne.

  135. 135
    King Cnut says:

    Depends what’s up there actually as many have found to their cost.

  136. 136
    Vise Gull says:

    This has been blown out of all proportion – all the women involved had their own agenda and why shouldn’t they. Politics is an ‘adult’ world after all – a world very much connected with power and ambition. You will always find that adults do adult things including making passes. A canny lass can well turn such incidents to their advantage without resort to the casting couch. Instead, they continue to bleat shock horror over what amounted to a cursory fumble of sorts. To call Rennard a ‘vile slug’ is way over the top. If on the other hand he had beheaded the women and shown a video of the same to the world I think ‘vile slug’ would be entirely appropriate.


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