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Tuesday 27 April 2021

Nadine Dorries - Not Helping Bozo

Some would by now have decided that the best course of action would be to keep schtum. But not Mid-Bedfordshire’s Tory MP (yes, it’s her again) Nadine Dorries, who has denounced the claims that alleged Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ranted “Let the bodies pile high in their thousands” in response to demands for another lockdown, only to find that more and more people are prepared to say he really said it.

After the Daily Mail broke news of the now-infamous quote, Ms Dorries went into action. “This is an outright lie. Not one named source or substantiated fact. Days before Hartlepool by election and a wide set of local/PCC/Mayoral elections. It’s mendacious, vexatious co ordinated gossip given in order to negatively influence the outcome”.

And when former Screws and Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan suggested it was a resigning matter if Bozo did say it, there she was again. “It is an outright lie. As you know Piers, a by-election and major local/mayoral elections happening in days. Not one substantiated fact or named source in that article”. That, it seems, was unwise.

Not much later, ITV News’ political editor Robert Peston said he said it. “I am told he shouted it in his study just after he agreed to the second lockdown”. Two witnesses “have corroborated the Daily Mail's account to me. Also these sources insist they did not brief the Mail, so that suggests there are three sources”. What say Ms Dorries now?

When I called David Cameron a posh boy, everyone knew who made the comment, I owned it with my name on it and I took the knives in my back as a consequence. Man up Robert, name your cowardly (fictitious) source”. Two things here. One, her passing an opinion is a seriously false equivalence. And Two, er, over to the BBC.

Boris Johnson said he would rather see ‘bodies pile high’ than take the country into a third lockdown, sources familiar with the conversations have told the BBC”. Now, both the Beeb and ITV had backed up the Mail’s claim. So it should have been no surprise that, this morning, the Mail has returned to the story. And so has the fragrant Nadine.

‘Fresh sources confirm.’ Who? What are their names? Where is the evidence? This is untrue. It’s unsubstantiated gossip invented 11 days before a byelection in order to influence the outcome”. Be careful what you wish for, Ms Dorries. Remember Peston?

Well, “Two sources who claim Boris Johnson did say he would rather have ‘bodies pile high in their thousands’ than implement a third lockdown are prepared to speak publicly. If the prime minister continues to deny it, they will speak under oath, says [Robert Peston]”. Also, Bozo has done the denial thing in the past, only to then to be proved wrong.

He claimed he wasn’t having an affair with Petronella Wyatt. But he was. And Michael Howard sacked him - for lying about it. He claimed the phone hacking scandal was a Labour put-up job. That wasn’t true either. More recently, he’s made some highly creative claims about Brexit that are steadily unravelling. His word carries very little weight.

And if Nadine Dorries keeps on calling “liar” on others, only to find that they were right, her word won’t carry much weight in future either. I’ll just leave that one there.

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Anonymous said...

Plainly the anti-Bozo blue tory faction is moving up through the gears.

Not that it matters much. Blue and red tories, same shit different arsewipes. A glance at both front benches shows why.

Bozo The Clown? The same Eton dickhead he's always been. His replacement will be no better, probably not such an obvious unkempt neofascist.

These are dangerous times for Britain. The establishment is increasingly desperate - Dorries is a classic example - and too many citizens have surrendered to the Murdoch-Rothermere old media axis.

There isn't the slightest indication this country is capable of cultural honesty and conscience. Or that it can produce the necessary changes to improve itself.

At the present rate Britain will become a nation of seedy thieves, racists and crazy nationalists run by grubstake men and women in suits, propped up by useless conscience-free old media. All of it centred in the most corrupt capital city on Earth.

What a tragic reactionary tory rat hole we have become. The terminally sick man of the planet. And nobody cares.

Anonymous said...

It’s mendacious, vexatious co ordinated gossip given in order to negatively influence - Grease lightning :)

Yer, this Dorito wummin, she clearly desperate, sad and pretty darned dim, fosho blud. Tory scum, the lot of them.

Land of Hopeless Tories said...

Lie Ones Led By Dorries

The toffee (597) said...

And if Nadine Dorries keeps on calling “liar” on others, only to find that they were right, her word won’t carry much weight in future either.

doris' words carry as much weight as a right hook from C.M.Burns, on the lunar surface, now. It's nigh on impossible to carry less.

iMatt said...

So Ms Sorries is prepared to stick her neck out for a proven liar is she? Good luck with that. I'm sure Johnson would return the favour.

Mr Larrington said...

Mad Nad is prone to saying the first thing that comes into her practically empty head, cf her complaint that leaving the EU would leave Britain with representation in the European Parliament and European Commission, or her averral that Trident is not a weapon of mass destruction (presumably only people who speak Foreign have those). Tweet in haste, repent at leisure as a wise man may once have said.

Anonymous said...

Is Dozy Dorries still around?

Something must've distracted her from diverting NHS funds to Old Etonians and other tory spivs.