Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Iain Dale wants it both ways

Iain Dale needs to decide during this by-election nonsense if he’s a commentator or a campaigner. Either he’s genuinely morally outraged by any attempt to deceive the electorate, or he’s merely highlighting/interpreting the antics of the opposition in a manner … Continue reading

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Bloody rent-a-mobbers

Watch Labour’s rent-a-mob in Sedgefield disrupting press events for the Lib Dems (via) and the Tories (via). I’ve personally witnessed similar behaviour from the Tories and I’ll happily link to any current/historical footage of the same from the Lib Dems* … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE OPINION: Amateur Histrionics

Why do by-elections seem particularly unpleasant? Well, for starters, there are more politicians and activists available. Of course, lately we also have the Tories ‘dominating’ the blogosphere (in much the same way that a diarrheic dog dominates a croquet lawn) … Continue reading

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That Lowde matter

A report direct from Rachel here, an account and round-up from Davide here. The only thing I think I can add to the surrounding bloggage is that you should be wary of anyone trying to present this as a case … Continue reading

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Can we please stop aiding and abetting the bullies and cyber-stalkers?

Iain Dale has found himself in a tricky situation in this most recent thread about the capture of Rachel North’s cyber-stalker. Basically, he has a series of anonymous cowards (or possibly just one) screaming ‘censorship’ and ‘favouritism’ over his removal … Continue reading

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Good.

I don’t mind admitting I was worried for a bit there: Oxford Mail – Cyberstalker caught: Cyberstalker Felicity Jane Lowde has been caught by police as she sat in an Internet cafe typing away. Lowde, 41, has been on the … Continue reading

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Iain ‘Scoop’ Dale strikes again

Iain Dale’s Dairy – Gullible’s Travails An excellent guest-post from Unity. More about Iain soon. Video first. (That deadline is getting closer by the day.)

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Simon Walters and the small matter of context

Daily Mail – ‘Hitler’ Bush, by Whitehall’s jogging blogger: A former aide to Tony Blair has posted on his website an attack on the Prime Minister which compares President George Bush to Hitler. The attack, which has shocked Whitehall, appears … Continue reading

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Sleeper agents, awake!

The Tories seem awfully fond of ringers and sock-puppets, so I think it’s about time they were taught a little lesson… offline and on their own turf. The Conservatives are looking for a new ‘Digital Development Manager’ and I’d like … Continue reading

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Bye, Sam…

Former Google tea-boy Sam Roake is now a former Tory tea-boy. [Note – You may have difficulty with that link.] Sam should take comfort from the fact that whoever they parachuted in to take the site in a new, sudden … Continue reading

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