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Friday 25 March 2016

Danczuk Anti-Semitic Smear Busted

As if Rochdale’s nominally Labour MP Simon Danczuk was not in enough trouble right now, what with the “sexting” of a 17 year old girl, his increasing dependency on the falling-over water, the £11,500 in expenses he’s having to pay back, the questions over whether his pal John Blundell was using the spare room at his London flat, and The Most Unfortunate Incident the other weekend, he has now ventured beyond the pale.
Danczuk has - unwisely - involved himself in a war of words with Mail On Sunday journalist David Rose, who recently spent some time in the Rochdale area standing up the story of the bust-up between the then future MP and his then partner Karen Burke, which ended up with her and a small child dumped at Alicante airport without the money to get home, and subsequently caused the ruckus of the “Rochdale Seven” Labour expulsions.
The exchange between MP and journalist came after Rose noted that Danczuk was trying to accuse local campaigner Paul Mitchell of peddling smears about him, while Mitchell’s story, concerning Danczuk’s friendship with the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) was factually 100% correct. “This is surreal. Yes, it's the same Simon Danczuk. Could someone have hacked his twitter account?” commented Rose.
Danczuk would have been best advised to say nothing, but then, pride comes before a fall, and back came Simple Simon: “Tell us all David, whether you had @PaulTMRetail paid for his help in setting up your interview with my first wife?” That has precisely nothing to do with the story about Danczuk’s Bangladesh connection. And there was more.
Rose, not surprisingly, seeing he now had Danczuk’s attention, and being a journalist by trade, enquired about the MP’s latest alleged relationship, the “sexting” scandal, “And why you speak in Dhaka at a BNP rally when that party's ally is the proscribed jihadist Jamaat i-Islami?” This matters, especially as Danczuk’s speech to that BNP gathering in Dhaka provoked something very close to a diplomatic incident.
There was no relevant response from Rochdale’s MP to those questions. Instead, he decided to accuse Rose of paying Mitchell, suggesting that this devalued the resulting story: “So that's a 'yes' you did pay him. More cheque book than investigative”. Danczuk has no evidence to back that up. And then it got worse - a lot worse.
After Rose pointed out that he did not interview Danczuk’s first wife Sonia Rossington when she made her serious allegations against the MP, Danczuk lost it, and lost it very badly: “I know that David. Tell us all if you're friends with any of Lord Janner's family?

That’s bang out of order on one all too obvious count. David Rose is Jewish, as of course was Greville Janner. There you have it, plain and simple, a disgraceful and deliberate anti-Semitic smear being deployed as a desperate attempt to put one over on a journalist who clearly has the better of the exchange.

Simon Danczuk has once again ventured beyond the pale. Just how much more of this has to happen before the Labour Party expels him - for good?


Anonymous said...

The sooner he and his fellow New Labour Quislings are gone the better.

What an utter, utter arse head.

Gweedo Fawkes said...


What a beautiful day!

I'm chabliising in the Sun with my bikini on!

Have a happy Easter, Christmas religious thing, everybody!

Anonymous said...

To be fair to Danczuk, bell end though he may be, his linking David Rose to Lord Janner probably has nothing to do with them both being Jewish and everything to do with the fact Rose was one of Janners biggest defenders, constantly attacking any attempt to bring the late, unlemented child molester to justice, and well known for smearing not just Janners victims, but anyone who makes allegations of child sex abuse against prominent figures. Rose is well known amongst those of us involved in trying to get justice for child abuse victims, he's spent years denigrating victims, undermining police investigations and screaming which hunt at anyone who tries to uncover abuse against children. His sudden interest in Danczuk is probably motivated by nothing more than the chance to attack the child abuse campaign as a whole, by taking out one of its most prominent voices. A quick google of his articles one child abuse will tell you everything you need to know about him. It pains me to say it, but on this one occasion, I'm on Danczuk's side.

Anonymous said...

I don't think Danczuk has forgiven David Rose for this, which was very thoroughly researched, and I gather didn't go down too well in the Danczuk household. Another national also did the research, and pulled the story at the last minute, for reasons not entirely clear, though not because any of it was untrue. David Rose was then approached to do the story, and ran with it. I can't say too much about the alleged abuse part as the matter is currently sub-judice with the accused pleading not guilty. The woman who accused has sought anonymity.

Mrs Karen Danczuk is rumoured to have made many thousands (possibly twenty thou) from selling an abuse story to the Sun newspaper prior to this, with Simon Danczuk involvement too.


The dark side of the Danczuks: A Spanish family holiday suddenly abandoned. A text that read: ‘I’m scared.’ A claim of threats to kill... Disturbing questions about the MP who crusades against abuse

In this case, don't shoot the messenger, read he message.

Danczuk's claimed involvement in 'exposing' child abuse raises some doubts, to say the least, as already explored in Tim's blogs, and there are many reasons to consider his interest possibly entirely self-serving.

Zelo Street: Danczuk Did NOT Expose Cyril Smith http://zelo-street.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/danczuk-did-not-expose-cyril-smith.html via @zelo_street

David Rose said...

Anonymous claims I am "one of Janner's biggest defenders". This is very strange, because I have not written a single word about him anywhere.

Anonymous said...

...but you did your damnedest to derail the enquiry into endemic child abuse in Jersey David, n'est-ce pas?