Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Tony’s Texts to Rebekah

A clingy sounding Mr Tony coaches Rebekah through her select committee appearance:

LOL…

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Unite Cut Labour Donations by £1.5 Million

That’ll be £1.5 million please, Mr Tony…

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Care Blair was Always There

And suddenly the Labour crowing stops. Tony Blair has landed slap bang in the middle of the phone-hacking trials, as they resume this afternoon. An email from Rebekah Brooks to James Murdoch makes for delicious reading.

Over the course of an hour long phone call just after the Screws had closed down, Blair allegedly gave Brooks the following advice on 11 July 2011:

1. Form an independent unit that has an outside junior counsel, Ken Macdonald, a great and good type, a serious forensic criminal barrister, internal counsel, proper fact checkers etc in it. Get them to investigate me and others and publish a Hutton style report.”

 2. Publish part one of the report at same time as the police closes its inquiry and clear you and accept short comings and new solutions and process and part two when any trials are over.

 3. Keep strong and definitely sleeping pills. Need to have clear heads and remember no rash short term solutions as they only give you long term headaches.

 4. It will pass. Tough up.

 5. He is available for you, KRM and me as an unofficial adviser but needs to be between us

Surely our Tone wouldn’t be so blasé about the Hutton Report, that whitewashed his government’s involvement with the David Kelly affair?

And whatever could be behind this late discovery of such inconvenient evidence for Tony?

UPDATE: Statement by a spokesperson for Tony Blair:

“This was Mr Blair simply giving informal advice over the phone. He made it absolutely clear to Ms Brooks that, though he knew nothing personally about the facts of the case, in a situation as serious as this it was essential to have a fully transparent and independent process to get to the bottom of what had happened. That inquiry should be led by credible people, get all the facts out there and that if anything wrong were found there should be immediate action taken and the changes to the organisation made so that they could not happen again.

“Mr Blair said that if what he was being told by her was correct, and there had been no wrongdoing, then a finding to that effect by a credible Inquiry would be far better than an internal and therefore less credible investigation.”

Nothing to see here…

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Wendi Deng Loves Tony Blair’s “Power, Body, Legs, Eyes & Butt”

Vanity Fair have what they say is a steamy love note Wendi Deng wrote about Tony Blair. In broken English, she pines for her regular companion on the Murdoch ranch:

“Oh, sh*t, oh, sh*t. Whatever why I’m so so missing Tony. Because he is so so charming and his clothes are so good. He has such good body and he has really really good legs Butt . . . And he is slim tall and good skin. Pierce blue eyes which I love. Love his eyes. Also I love his power on the stage . . . and what else and what else and what else . . . ”

Those Chinese whispers look like they might have had something to them…

Monday, December 2, 2013

Wendi & Tony: Vanity Affair

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If Tony Blair thinks the Mail on Sunday is the only one digging for dirt on his mallarkey with Wendy Deng, he is wrong. Vanity Fair magazine is doing its own in depth probe beneath the Deng bedsheets due for publication in the New Year. Back in 2003 it was during a Vanity Fair interview with Blair about the then PM’s religion, that spin doctor Alastair Campbell butted in with the immortal words: “We don’t do God.” This time Vanity Fair wants to know if Wendi did Tony… so to speak.

Fact: after two weeks of steamy revelations in the MoS, not a single person, not Blair, his office or a single person on his behalf has offered an on the record denial of an affair. What can it mean?

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Blair Suddenly Silent on Energy

Excellent reverse psychology from Mandelson today, who has done Ed a massive favour by coming out against his energy cap policy. Now it seems Tony Blair agrees with him. A man you cannot usually shut up, has suddenly gone all coy:

 “It seemed to go down very well and was excellently delivered. But I’m not going to comment on the policy”

It’s the kindest thing he could do to help Ed build support…

Monday, July 22, 2013

Chuka China Junket Fixed By Blairite Cronies

With “close friends” of Tony Blair laying it on thick for Chuka over the weekend, interesting that the Shadow Business Secretary is off on a junket to China tomorrow organised by a group with particularly close links to the former PM. Chuka’s four day trip comes courtesy of Chinese for Labour (CfL), a well-funded organisation that seeks to recruit Chinese Britons to the party, promises access to Labour MPs and offers financial assistance to potential candidates. Manchurian, presumably.

CfL are chaired by Sonny Leong, a publisher who seems to spend his time spinning for the communist Chinese government when he is not personally donating tens of thousands of pounds to the Labour Party. CfL’s patrons include Cherie Blair, David Miliband and former Blair fixer Ian McCartney. On its executive committee sits Lady Katy Tse Blair (right), wife of Tony’s brother Bill. CfL has organised recent trips to China for Blairite Shadow Cabinet ministers Liam Byrne and Douglas Alexander. Worth noting that Blair has earned hundreds of thousands of pounds from his links to the country. He clearly has a soft spot for the Chinese…

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

WATCH: Blair on Miliband

Uncle Tony says Ed’s speech today “is a defining moment. It’s bold and it’s strong… I should have done it when I was leader”.

The photo of himself on the mantelpiece behind him is a nice touch…

Friday, June 14, 2013

Blair Denies Wendi Deng Affair Rumour

The Hollywood Reporter were given a very carefully worded response when they called up Blair’s office this morning:

“If you are asking if they are having an affair, the answer is no.”

People have, surely somewhat unfairly, remarked on the use of the present tense…

Friday, April 12, 2013

Labour Left: Bury Blair With Thatcher
Labour PPC Publicly Calls Blairite “Jumped Up Turd”

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A Blairite Welsh Labour source told Wales Online:

“These comments are beyond tasteless. Darren Williams appears to be advocating the death of Tony Blair.  Mr Williams holds a position of considerable responsibility within the Labour Party as a member of the National Policy Forum… Clearly, people will ask how someone who holds such extreme and offensive views can adequately represent the views of mainstream members in developing party policy. Frankly, if he doesn’t issue a full and unreserved apology and withdraw his remarks his continued membership of the Labour Party should be called into question.”

Meanwhile elsewhere Clive Lewis, the Labour PPC for Norwich South was extending his charm to Wes Streeting, the well known Blairite careerist active in the Progress faction:

Labour’s left are a pretty nasty bunch…


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“‘Poisonous’, was the picture painted by one former senior advisor. ‘Dysfunctional,’ said one shadow cabinet member. ‘A bunch of medieval courtiers, not an office,’ said another. The most positive description I could get was ‘It’s a work in progress. They’re learning. Slowly. But they are learning.’”



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