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Labour Leadership Contest

The Next Labour Leader  

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  1. 1. Who do you want to cunt Cameron in the bastard?

    • Liz Kendall - she invented mintcake.
    • Andy Burnham - such sadness in those eyes
    • Yvette Cooper - uses her maiden name because she doesn't want to be called "I've ate balls"
    • Jeremy Corbyn - substitute geography teacher


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He just looks like another of the old guard desperately appealing for the status quo. Where have all these been in the opposition to the Tories?

 

Abstaining, to show solidarity with the, er, with the um...

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There's an irony in the likes of Brown effectively endorsing the 'Anyone But Corbyn' campaign, when all the other candidates are happily rubbishing his fiscal performance in Government in their pursuit of power.

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Jeremy corbyn trouser press chat

Carryin hope puts out his back

Democracy bargain bin

With all your socialist videos in

Everyone stay seated please

Corgi on the queens knee

Last guard of the day strollin

Keep status quo you keep goin

Count me out count me up

Let me cover your mouth and keep tight shut

Rationed our votes every five years

Stashing democracy away somewhere

Offline offtime offside shot wide

Leaders are soul eaters chomp minds

Put james cordens and wardens round the law

We keep warring with a long arm keepin us all

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Jeremy corbyn trouser press chat

Carryin hope puts out his back

Democracy bargain bin

With all your socialist videos in

Everyone stay seated please

Corgi on the queens knee

Last guard of the day strollin

Keep status quo you keep goin

Count me out count me up

Let me cover your mouth and keep tight shut

Rationed our votes every five years

Stashing democracy away somewhere

Offline offtime offside shot wide

Leaders are soul eaters chomp minds

Put james cordens and wardens round the law

We keep warring with a long arm keepin us all

Into the chorus:

 

We didn't start the fire...

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It was never burning, while the worm wasn't turning?

That's actually quite good.

 

If there's a new national anthem after the revolution, I'll happily put your name forward to pen it.

 

Providing we stick to Billy Joel tunes mind.

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That's actually quite good.

 

If there's a new national anthem after the revolution, I'll happily put your name forward to pen it.

 

Providing we stick to Billy Joel tunes mind.

Could be a goldmine.

 

Slumtown Girl: Character song, parodying Lizard Kendall.

 

Hiver Of Dreams: Anti-Farage's 'Non-UK residents with AIDS should be refused NHS treatment' policy ditty.

 

York State Of Mind: NIMBY attitudes explored.

 

Etc.

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Whose bright idea was it to have Gordon Brown calling for unity in the party against a background of two carousels spinning in opposite directions.

 

Sums his party up perfectly.

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Could be a goldmine.

 

Slumtown Girl: Character song, parodying Lizard Kendall.

 

Hiver Of Dreams: Anti-Farage's 'Non-UK residents with AIDS should be refused NHS treatment' policy ditty.

 

York State Of Mind: NIMBY attitudes explored.

 

Etc.

 

I Love It Just The Way It Isn't

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Guest Numero Veinticinco

 

 

Which one? Rico or Numero?

 

Yeah, I'm a famous for promoting the status quo. 

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Could be a goldmine.

Slumtown Girl: Character song, parodying Lizard Kendall.

Hiver Of Dreams: Anti-Farage's 'Non-UK residents with AIDS should be refused NHS treatment' policy ditty.

York State Of Mind: NIMBY attitudes explored.

Etc.

Nice.

 

And with the abolition of the monarchy / Scottish independence we could have Say Goodbye to Holyrood.

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Nice.

 

And with the abolition of the monarchy / Scottish independence we could have Say Goodbye to Holyrood.

As Corbyn's on the side of the great unwashed, surely that makes him the 'Paisano Man'?

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Jeremy corbyn trouser press chat

Carryin hope puts out his back

Democracy bargain bin

With all your socialist videos in

Everyone stay seated please

Corgi on the queens knee

Last guard of the day strollin

Keep status quo you keep goin

Count me out count me up

Let me cover your mouth and keep tight shut

Rationed our votes every five years

Stashing democracy away somewhere

Offline offtime offside shot wide

Leaders are soul eaters chomp minds

Put james cordens and wardens round the law

We keep warring with a long arm keepin us all

 

Dennis Tooth is Sleaford Mods.

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Jeremy corbyn trouser press chat

Carryin hope puts out his back

Democracy bargain bin

With all your socialist videos in

Everyone stay seated please

Corgi on the queens knee

Last guard of the day strollin

Keep status quo you keep goin

Count me out count me up

Let me cover your mouth and keep tight shut

Rationed our votes every five years

Stashing democracy away somewhere

Offline offtime offside shot wide

Leaders are soul eaters chomp minds

Put james cordens and wardens round the law

We keep warring with a long arm keepin us all

...it's the end of the world as we know it...

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As Corbyn's on the side of the great unwashed, surely that makes him the 'Paisano Man'?

 

Hmmm, my claim to like Billy Joel was in jest, but I'm starting to worrying that yours was not. There's no shame in it mate.

 

There is really though.

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Hmmm, my claim to like Billy Joel was in jest, but I'm starting to worrying that yours was not. There's no shame in it mate.

 

There is really though.

You may be right. And so it goes.

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I wondered when Snape would weigh in.

 

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/11806498/Lord-Mandelsons-failed-mass-resignation-bid-to-attempt-to-stop-Jeremy-Corbyn-winning-Labour-leadership.html

 

 

Lord Mandelson tried to persuade the three mainstream Labour leadership candidates to quit en masse to stop leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn and force the party to suspend the election.

 

 

It also emerged that Liz Kendall urged Yvette Cooper to stand down because Andy Burnham is the only candidate who can win - but Miss Cooper refused.

 

 

The claims lay bare the desperation by the Labour hierarchy to try to stop Mr Corbyn from succeeding Ed Miliband as leader in less than four weeks time.

 

 

The news came as:

 

 

- Gordon Brown, the former Labour Prime Minister, effectively begged hundreds of thousands of party members and supporters not to vote for Mr Corbyn when they receive their ballot papers in the next 48 hours;

 

 

- it emerged that four unions – including Unite and the RMT train drivers’ union – have donated nearly or lent nearly £100,000 to Mr Corbyn’s so-called “crowd sourced” leadership campaign;

 

 

 

- Mr Burnham prepared to claim in a speech on Monday that he was the "only candidate" in the leadership campaign who can unite Labour and "lay the foundations for a Labour victory in 2020".

 

 

Lord Mandelson, one of the architects of “new” Labour, privately appealed last week to the Kendall, Cooper and Burnham camps to quit the contest before ballot papers were sent out, according to sources.

 

 

One said: “Lord Mandelson and other Blairites were saying – this is a disgrace, let’s get this thing pulled. But it was not going to happen.”

 

 

The peer is understood to have believed that the party might suspend the contest if there was only one candidate, but he had to back down when officials said it would mean Mr Corbyn won.

 

 

There are also claims - made in a column by the Telegraph's Dan Hodges - that Miss Kendall approached Miss Cooper to ask if she would quit to back Mr Burnham and help him overhaul Mr Corbyn’s lead. Miss Cooper refused.

 

 

A senior source from Miss Kendall's camp confirmed that its polling data said Mr Burnham was best placed of the three candidates to beat Mr Corbyn.

 

 

Sources close to Miss Kendall and Miss Cooper dismissed claims that they had discussed quitting. Lord Mandelson did not reply to requests for comment. Labour declined to comment.

 

 

The divisions came as Mr Brown stepped into the leadership campaign with a thinly veiled attack on Mr Corbyn’s ambitions to be leader.

 

 

In a 50 minute speech at London’s South Bank centre, Mr Brown name checked Labour leaders from Keir Hardie to Michael Foot as he gave warning that the party will be powerless to help the poorest and most vulnerable unless it can win a general election.

 

 

Acknowledging that the party was “grieving” after its general election defeat, he said: “There is one thing worse than having broken hearts, it is powerlessness.”

 

 

Labour had to be “electable”, Mr Brown said, adding: “We cannot deliver in Government without power, we can deliver principles only when we have power.”

 

 

Mr Brown did not refer to any of the four leadership candidates by name during his speech. Afterwards he refused to comment on who he would vote for in the contest when challenged directly by The Daily Telegraph.

 

 

But in an a clear indication he was concerned about a victory for Mr Corbyn, he singled out some of the would-be leader's potential foreign allies who he has in the past expressed sympathy for.

 

 

He said the rise in popularity of non-establishment politics was a response to the insecurity created by globalisation.

 

 

Mr Brown said: “If we are going to solve the problems of both the global economy, global finance, global climate change, if we are going to solve the problems of global inequality and poverty, we will need a level of global co-operation to match our national endeavours that is higher.

 

 

“And I have to say, if our global alliances are going to be alliances with Hezbollah and Hamas and Hugo Chavez's Venezuela and Vladimir Putin's Russia, there is no chance of building a worldwide alliance that could deal with poverty and inequality and climate change and financial instability.”

 

 

A spokesman for Mr Corbyn’s campaign said: “It is necessary to be credible but credibility cannot mean an orthodoxy of austerity that chokes off recovery - instead we need a Labour Party that stands for growth, investment and innovation across the whole country.”

 

 

A spokesman for Ed Miliband denied claims that he was set to speak out, saying he had "at the moment no plans to intervene".

 

 

It also emerged that unions have piled in behind Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign, despite his claims that it relies on small donations.

 

 

Mr Corbyn’s campaign claims: “We have no big private donors. Jeremy wants Labour to become a democratic social movement again, dedicated to real change. Only Jeremy will deliver that change.”

 

 

However entries on Mr Corbyn's House of Commons' register of members’ interests, which was updated quietly last week, shows Corbyn’s campaign took in nearly £100,000 between June 23 and July 31 from just four unions.

 

 

Donors include train drivers’ union RMT and Aslef gave £25,000 and £10,000 respectively while the Transport Salaried Staff Association and Unite gave £6,000 in free office space.

 

 

Unite also lent the Corbyn campaign £50,000, which has to be repaid on September 12, the day of the result of the leadership election.

 

 

Mr Corbyn’s campaign has so far raised £120,000 in small donations and said is now looking to “hit our new bullseye” - £180,000.

 

 

Separately, Miss Cooper's campaign claimed internal polling shows only she will be able to defeat Mr Corbyn for the party's leadership.

 

 

Former cabinet minister Liam Byrne, one of Miss Cooper's supporters, said the campaign's internal polling showed she was "clearly on course to beat Jeremy in the final round" of voting and appealed for backers of rival candidates to offer her their second preference.

I'll be using only my first preference for Corbyn after confirming you don't need to use second, third or fourth.

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