Monday, May 19, 2014

Rich’s Monday Morning View

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Farage: “Sometimes We Get Things Wrong”

Nigel Farage has said he “regrets” his comments on Romanians on LBC. Speaking to ITV, Farage blames the comments on him being “tired out” and says that “sometimes we get things wrong”.

That’s the closest we’re getting to an apology…

Mail Outrage at Farage Romanians Comments

Friday, May 16, 2014

UKIP Try to Play Down LBC Train Wreck

Following his on air intervention this morning UKIP spinner Patrick O’Flynn gets in touch to tell Guido he had “no concerns about the interview apart from it was a bit banal”. Asked why he intervened the former Express hack said “We had agreed 11.45, Nigel stretched that to 11.50. I had to tell them to wind it up six times because we needed to be somewhere else. Frankly, we had someone much more important for him to see.” He wouldn’t say who that was though, and is putting a brave face on it all. “The vast majority of LBC listeners are pro-Nigel, but that could have gone on and on all day.” Crikey, just imagine what Nigel might have said had it run on….

WATCH:  Killer Quotes From Farage LBC Interview

Asked whether he feels “uncomfortable” about his wife speaking German, Farage replies “I don’t suppose she speaks it on the train”. Then on whether he would rather live next to German children or Romanian men: “you know what the difference is”.

A traditionally painted train crash.

UPDATE:

WATCH: UKIP Comms Chief Interrupts Farage LBC Interview

Nigel Farage’s LBC interview with James O’Brien went so badly that UKIP comms chief Patrick O’Flynn felt compelled to interrupt the presenter live on air to tell him he had gone over time:

Farage did not look impressed, presumably because he knew it would look absolutely horrific. 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Farage: I’d Do a Deal With Dave

The Sun cabbie is back to grill each party leader ahead of the Euros. Today he has Nigel Farage in the back of his cab, and got him to commit to doing a deal with David Cameron if the numbers mean they could deliver a referendum:

Watch the Sun cabbie’s interview with Nigel Farage in full HERE.

“After the next election, if we find ourselves in the same position as Clegg did in 2010, I’ve got one priority. One pressing priority. That is, no mucking about, the people of this country have to have in short order a full, free and fair referendum so that we can decide whether we govern our own country or leave it to the people of Brussels to make all our rules. It’s not coalition that interests me, but doing deals on certain things to achieve outcomes, particularly that, does.

He must have seen the polls…

Monday, May 12, 2014

PICTURE: UKIP Park Campaign Bus in Disabled Bay

Spotted in Morpeth this afternoon:

Not a great move, given their older voters demographics…

UPDATE: Clearly just another mainstream media attempt to smear UKIP:

Cough.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Celebrity Endorsement for UKIP

Romford born Essex boy and Sun on Sunday columnist Tony Parsons is voting UKIP in the Euros. Interviewed in tomorrow’s Guardian he says:

‘”I haven’t voted for so long because I feel there’s a disconnect between the political elite and the people. And I’ve felt that politicians are just completely removed from any kind of life experiences in a way they weren’t when I was growing up.” But he will be voting later this month? There can’t be many other Hampstead writers with mixed-race families who are fans of Nigel Farage, but Parsons will be voting for Ukip.’

What was it that turned the well remunerated Mr Parsons away from his past Labour leanings?

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

UKIP Choose Helmer for Newark

UKIP have selected Roger Helmer, recently exposed for a series of bizarre views in the Sun, as their candidate in Newark. He has more than a few skeletons in his closet. That is what they call a brave choice…


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Owen Paterson lifts the lid on the Green Blob:

“I received more death threats in a few months at Defra than I ever did as secretary of state for Northern Ireland.”



Flight Watch says:

Russia Today is a cauldron of bullsh*t. The only people that take it seriously are deluded conspiracy theorists. Other RT journos have resigned citing the same reasons.

It’s about as believable as Press TV, KCNA of North Korea or the Daily Mirror.


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