Mandy and McDonnell Shake Hands

‘We’ve Had Enough of This Crap’: Cabbies Storm City Hall

The long-running conflict between Boris and London’s cabbie trade unionists has flared up again, with irate drivers storming City Hall to protest after being denied access to a public meeting. Numerous security staff, including young women, were injured, and one person was knocked unconscious. The latest issue of Taxi, the LTDA’s propaganda rag, was keen to stress that the injuries were simply because ‘the sheer weight of numbers outside led to a crush at the entrance doors’, omitting any mention of their own thuggery. The clip of the taxi drivers protesting is reminiscent of a Guy Ritchie cockney crime caper…

Sky News Analyse LibDem Glee Club

Things have got so bad for hacks sent to cover the dreary LibDem conference that Sky News’ determined pol ed resorted to analysing the lyrics of last night’s Glee Club singalong:

“We’ve run out of luck, and now we’re all f**ked, oh it all just sucks…”

David Miliband: Cleverball

David Miliband went on Newsnight last night to talk about refugees. Alas this was the only thing viewers took away:

A reminder that Ed wasn’t the only weird brother…

Guido Porks: Call Me, Dave?

Tonight’s Guy News special has obtained exclusive footage of an unrequited lover outside the gates of Downing Street:

This story’s still got trotters…

David Cameron: Getting Piggy With It

Via Cassetteboy

#PigGate Makes Live TV

All the big issues on the Wright Stuff this morning:

Caller: “There’s also the issue of the Prime Minister putting his c*ck in a dead pig’s mouth.”

Matthew Wright: “Dan, Dan, d’you know what mate? One, it’s an allegation. Two, your choice of language far goes beyond what is permitted at this time of the day and at that point really you’ve forfeited any right to speak on this show, so bye bye!”

Handled like a pro…

11 Policies Splitting Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet

This remarkable Sunday Politics interview with Blairite Corbyn Shadow Cabinet member Lord Falconer is well worth a watch:

The full list of policies on which Falconer and Corbyn/McDonnell disagree:

  • Europe
  • Nato
  • Trident
  • Bank of England independence
  • Academies
  • Benefit cap
  • Nationalising the National Grid
  • Nationalising the banks
  • Iraq
  • Syria
  • Northern Ireland

How long before Corbyn is facing his first resignation…

Owen Jones: It’s Right to Apologise For Supporting IRA


Corbynista columnist Owen Jones distanced himself from John McDonnell’s “bombs and bullets” IRA comments on the Daily Politics, saying there was no defence for supporting violence:

“There is no defence for any support for the IRA whatsoever. Apologising for it was absolutely the right thing to do.”

Regular readers will remember that Owen’s views on the IRA weren’t always so clear.[…]


BBC Trust Grilled Over Deaf Tory Smear

Where was BBC trustee Richard Ayre when Guido’s story about the Beeb smear of Alec Shelbrooke broke? Waxing lyrical at the DCMS committee about how Auntie “operates to higher standards than other broadcasters” and that “the trust requires accuracy” online.[…]


Watch the Tory Attack Video Corbynistas Tried to Ban

Remember that attack video the Tories released on Corbyn on Monday? A viewer called Adrian Cousins has had it taken down from YouTube with a spurious copyright claim over footage of Corbyn calling Hamas his “friends“. Who is this person who doesn’t want the public to hear Jezza’s own words?[…]


Moment BBC Cameraman Floored

Uh oh:

This is the moment it happened:



Sky News on Tom and Jerry’s #SandwichGate

Within an hour of Guido’s story, Jeremy “two bags” Corbyn and his sandwiches make Sky News:

“There are going to be stories in the papers about him basically taking sandwiches from the mouths of veterans…”[…]


TUC Play ‘Hey Big Spender’ Before Corbyn Speech

Jezza is addressing the Trades Union Congress this afternoon. Just before he went on stage, what did the TUC’s string quartet feel was a fitting song to play?

“I could see you were a man of distinction, a real big spender, Good lookin’, so refined…”[…]


Shadow Chancellor: Arrest Blair!

Labour’s Shadow Chancellor has demanded the police “arrest” and “prosecute” Tony Blair. Speaking in 2013 to ‘Chunky Mark’, the mental Marxist taxi driver who uploads x-rated interviews with left-wing figures onto YouTube, John McDonnell said:

“I have been supporting a campaign where we’ve been seeking to arrest Tony Blair every time that he comes to this country.



Another Sexist Socialist: Skinner Mansplains to Emily Maitlis

Even Owen Jones is criticising Jeremy Corbyn over his failure to give top jobs to women. So it hasn’t helped Labour’s new women problem that Corbyn supporter Dennis Skinner and fellow bro-cialist lost it with Emily Maitlis on the BBC this lunchtime:

DS: “You’re spinning already.



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