We're #1 Because You Make this Blog Happen

Guido is chuffed that Total Politics magazine readers once again voted this blog the top political blog. Order-Order.com is still the blog that readers love and politicians hate. Guido has hopefully managed to transition from being an enemy of the last Labour government to being an enemy of this Coalition government. It didn’t take long…

Guido was one of the few political commentators who foresaw the coalition. Since the election we have hit the ground running; landing a punch on Caroline Spelman over her lobbying past in the first week of the new government and forcing the reshuffling of a junior minister in the Ministry of Defence the next week because of his links to lobbyists. Guido single-handedly reduced the budget deficit by £30,000 by forcing out William Hague’s unqualified Special Adviser. For years people people have said this blog is only successful because it is oppositionalist, they asked “who will be the next Guido?” under a new government. The good news is we’re still in opposition to the government, Guido is still Guido…

It is not a one man blog nowadays, during the run-up to the election GuyNews.TV produced weekly videos that were more popular than anything the political parties produced, Emily Nomates successfully took on Kay Burley, Gary Gibbon and the rest of the Lobby. Some classic videos were produced – Cleggmania (above) still makes Guido chuckle. The Christmas Top 10 Guy News Repeats gives you a flavour of the GuyNews.TV output. Harry, when not reporting from Libya on Al-Megrahi watch, is still busy in the Guy Newscellar, keeping an eye on Tweetdeck and putting fear into press officers. But the people above all others who really make this blog happen are the sources, the emails that start “you probably know this already…” and go on to give fantastic leads and tips. You the readers made this blog #1.

Guido always protects his sources. The proof: when Downing Street threatened a security investigation, they got nothing. Injunctions get filed in the bin, Court Orders get flouted, mole hunts end up in a hole. To quote Rick Astley, Guido is “never gonna give you up.”

You make this blog happen: sources are always anonymous (unless you want credit). If you know “the line” is a lie, ask yourself why you got into politics; was it to cover up the truth, or tell it? Guido relies on you for information, you may even get a conspiracy member T-shirt for your troubles…

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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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