Friday, March 27, 2009

Hain and Welsh Labour's "Obama moment"



Just when you thought Welsh Labour couldn't possibly get any crappier...Peter Hain and Eluned Morgan launch this site.

Eluned, by the way, penned the lyrics for the above video. I can only describe her satirical skills and witty penmanship as, er, stunning.

The blog states:
This is an opportunity to create a positive and constructive debate about the future of Wales. For too long too many people have been allowed to get away with a cavalier attitude to facts, and shameless and shallow political point scoring rather than a hard debate. Our blog means they won't be able to get away with their dirty tricks any longer. We have found our digital voice and we will be shouting from the virtual rooftops, reclaiming the voice of Wales.

Watch the video again, then make your own jokes up.

Peter Hain - who appeared Thursday night on BBC Wales' Dragon's Eye - described the launch of the site as an "Obama moment" for Welsh Labour. I shit you not.

60 comments:

Fidothedog said...

I await the wise words of libel case loser, stroke victim, car crasher and joker about farmers suicides Paul Flynn.

Wearysider said...

I really do believe my teeth have just exploded!

Angry Exile said...

Jesus wept. No wonder it's such a shithole. They can't possibly get anything done when they're all struggling under the weight of those fucking great chips on their shoulders. Maggie Thatcher (and I was certainly not a fan) is an old woman whose mind is sapped by Alzheimer's and a couple of strokes who probably hasn't got many years left, and who left office nearly two fucking decades ago. And despite a significant number of them being too young to remember the 80s and despite the last 12 years under Labour they're still whining and bleating about Maggie fucking Thatcher. Personally I think it's to hide the hang up they've got about Neil Kinnock being such an embarrassingly useless twat he couldn't even defeat someone as shit as John Major. I have to wonder if the Tories will find out what that's like if Cameron turns out to be so hopeless that he loses to Brown.

Back to the Welsh. There needs to be a serious campaign for Welsh independence, and to be successful it needs to be supported by the English. When it comes to the vote the English will outnumber the Welsh 12 to 1 and Wales, sorry i mean England will be free. The Severn crossings can be either demolished or mined and a watch set on the Bristol Channel for any illegal immigrants trying to escape the socialist paradise. It'd be like Cuba and Florida, but with shit weather.

JuliaM said...

"Peter Hain - who appeared Thursday night on BBC Wales' Dragon's Eye - described the launch of the site as an "Obama moment" for Welsh Labour."

Actually, given the Messiah's recent moments (the Special Olympics moment, the oh shit we allowed AIG bonuses in our bill moment, etc) he's quite correct.

Just not the way he thinks....

Guido Fawkes said...

You have fallen for an April Fools by Plaid.

Simon Dyda said...

You have fallen for an April Fools by Plaid.

Nope. Watch Hain on Dragon's Eye.

Simon Dyda said...

PS it's 9 and a half minutes in on Dragon's Eye, which you can of course watch on BBC iPlayer

Anonymous said...

Running whois on the domain gives it belonging to a "David Taylor, 149 Glenroy Street, Cardiff".

Googling for this person at that address returns a document showing him to be a Labour party candidate for Cardiff Council in May 2008.

So I presume it's for real ......

North Northwester said...

My impression is that they've been practising this A LOT in their bedrooms, and now at last they're ready to try it out with other people.

And that, in a very real sense, is what the Internet is for.

Stepney said...

Oh - my - God.

This is something a year 6 would be embarrassed about. The lyrics are shit, the voice is shit, the sound quality is shit and you can bet your sweet arse they haven't got clearance for half those images.

Is this it? Is this as good as they've got? Fuck me...

Vicola said...

That's hilarious. I can't decide however whether it's genuine or a wind up from someone trying to make Welsh Labour look even more crappy than usual. If it's a wind up then it's genuius. If it isn't then all I can suggest is that Welsh Labour supporters get out more and next time they want to make a funny little song, they hire someone who can sing in tune.

Single acts of tyranny said...

It's like they are proud that they rattled the begging bowl and were given some scraps by their Euro masters

IRB said...

"The blog supports fair comment and free speech"

Can't see the comment button anywhere. Perhaps my browser is broken or something.

Anonymous said...

I thought the Welsh had a reputation for being musical?
Oh well, probably just an urban myth like the one about them being good in bed.

Sir Henry Morgan said...

I'm Welsh - got exactly 17 seconds in then had to stop. The cringe was about to turn fatal.

Simon Dyda said...

Oh well, probably just an urban myth like the one about them being good in bed.

Where the hell is that an urban myth???

Seriously, I want to know.

Anonymous said...

You should read the endorcements. Oh. My. God.

Anonymous said...

I trust that they have paid their dues to the PRS for the use of copyright material.

Be very embarrassing if they got hit with a lawsuit, wouldn't it?

pond life said...

I am speechless.

dr. sipp said...

if i was TOM JONES---id SUE

for killing this song forever

Anonymous said...

I always thought these weird Taffs were a self-regarding bunch of parasitic creeps. When mated with the tanned wanker known as Hain, the progeny are worse than any dragon.

Fidothedog said...

re anon "I thought the Welsh had a reputation for being musical?" - Nope Max Boyce

Letters From A Tory said...

An Obama moment? Does that mean they spent huge amounts of money on it in order to impress people without having any substance to back it up?

captainff said...

Got to 1:48 into the video and the couplet "Why why why vote Plaidi?/ They seem very shoddy... " had me pissing myself laughing. My 8 year old son can do better than this shit. Have they not heard of using Photoshop (or GIMP if you prefer) to edit images cleanly?

Sure .. .. money is tight at the moment but FFS that is abysmal



Had to laugh.. .. wv unfair!

JD said...

If this is the best the Welsh can do then they richly deserve the massive chip they have on their shoulder (of mutton, probably). It's never been my favourite part of England anyway. I lived there for 2 years too.
JD.
NO TO LISBON MEANS NO TO LISBON!
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=38059363467&ref=mf

Swiss Bob said...

Morning DK,

If the subject is new blogs leave that ghastly rubbish alone and come to Stanislav’s Blues, "simply the best political blog anywhere" and there's always Live Chat at the THE DAILY POLITICS BLOG usually starting 11:45am. Guido and Dolly was entertainment of the car crash variety. See Old Holborn (and the Daily Politics blog now I've nicked it) for an excellent Draper spoof video, and it's not a Downfall remix.

Anonymous said...

The terms "facepalm.jpg" and "Epic Fail" are must overused in cyberspace.

However, watching that video and visiting those sites, the only things that came to mind were facepalm.jpg and Epic Fail.

Anonymous said...

As a taff,I wish Hain would just fuck off back to South Africa and stay there.

If he wants to make a pig's arse of himself,fine ,but don't involve the rest of us.

Offa's Dyke said...

Fuck... it's so hard to know where to begin with this mountain of shit. It's everything people here have said it was and then some. There is no word that can describe how awful this is. Well, no word in English though perhaps there is in Welsh.

So Labour set them free in Wales? Wow, well that would explain why NuLab worked so hard everywhere else to make other people far less free.

If there is anyone in taffyland who thinks this is clever or witty or even relevant then they deserve to be not only independent but no longer attached to any other land mass. An island of self-deception, blaming everyone but themselves for their inadequacies as they are towed out to sea and abandoned.

Anonymous said...

Fuck me that is terrible.

Which primary school put it together?

Captain Swing said...

Visited the land of the long dark cloud a couple of weeks ago.
Fucking terrible place.

http://crowboroughnews.blogspot.com/2009/02/goodbye-to-wales.html

Anonymous said...

This could only have come out of Wales.

Obnoxio The Clown said...

Holy FUCK!

I think it's more their Obama "Special Olympics" moment, myself!

Simon Dyda said...

Hain is still praising both the website and the video, this time on LabourList. I haven't laughed so hard in ages.

Anonymous said...

Oh dear, do you think they have heard of copy wright laws for the use of others music.

Then their is the use of people in photographs.

Just goes to show, socialist politicians don't give a crap about laws.

Jules said...

what a bunch of wankers. my granddad was a miner from merthyr tydfil, my father a successful industrialist. both proud welshmen.

they would both turn in their graves at the sour, mean-minded, bile-ridden and snivelling place that lefty devolution has made it.

can we not dig a deep trench from wrexham to cardiff and just push it out into the irish sea?

Dungeekin said...

Jesus.... I could only last 21 seconds.

One, they could've got a singer.

Two, they could've got someone who could actually WRITE to do the lyrics.

One 'Delilah'-based lyrical rebuttal to arrive shortly from me.

D

Blognor Regis said...

Abysmal.

Dungeekin said...

Done, as promised.

'Delilah - A Rebuttal'

Dungeekin

Dennis said...

Cruel and unusual punishment. I endured 17 seconds of it then spilled the beans. I confessed. I admitted that I have been plotting to install a long strip of Velcro down the Welsh border, then detach it in the early hours and let Wales drift slowly away.

Anonymous said...

check out cardiff
http://ajanlo.kapu.hu/pics.php?d=cardiff

David Gillies said...

Come on - be honest - if there was an earthquake, Wales cracked off GB along the border from Chepstow to Chester and sank below the waves, how long would it be before anyone even noticed? In no rational polity is more heed given to the affairs of Wales than those of, say, Vanuatu or Benin.

Guthrum said...

Hellfire thats poor

Maturecheese said...

This makes Naff look cool. Its so bad that its an insult to all welsh people. I hope when this bunch of incompetent, corrupt and traitorous rabble get thrown out of office, this obnoctious clown goes too. Neath will be far better of without him. Peter Hain makes my blood boil!!

Anonymous said...

I was going to get all enraged about the fuckin' Barnett Rules and how Wales gets so much more spent on them than we do in England but-

-after wincing through 28 secs of this pathos I just felt sorry for 'em

saucepan said...

Dennis, please don't do the velcro project until I'm safely back across the border. It must be bad enough for the Welsh living in this PC socialist shithole but take pity on us poor English exiles faced with BBC Wales, endless news items about that revolting nobhead Gavin Henson, the weather and the bloody language.

Simon Dyda said...

As a 'Plaidi' (sic) I'd like to dedicate this song to the masterminds behind Aneurin Glyndŵr, especially for that wonderful video. Thank you David Taylor, Peter Hain and Eluned Morgan for your support.

Sir Henry Morgan said...

" "I welcome this important new initiative. We must not surrender the internet to our opponents."
- Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP, Secretary of State for Wales and Minister for Digital Inclusion "

Surrender. Do it now before the entire population of Wales commits suicide.

And Orange Cunt - fuck off back to Sith Effrika.

The Filthy Smoker said...

That is the worst thing I have ever seen and I've seen all the Police Academy films.

gordon-bennett said...

This paean of praise from Wales to the EU seems a tad ironic when you recall this incident:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-320499/Wales-wiped-EU-map.html

"Wales wiped off EU map"

WV: water

andanotherthing said...

I`m sat hear on a friday night all alone and listening to this crap. Truly i have reached rock bottom!!

Ian B said...

I was going to say that it's the worst thing I've ever seen, but it's worse than that.

Hysteria said...

Hells Bells and Buckets of Blood !!!! That HAS to be a wind-up - FFS - !!!! Truly truly pitiful on every level. Mind you given the dumbing down of the education system I guess it is as good as we can expect. Sad, depressing and hilarious all in one fucking go!!!!

The Nameless Libertarian said...

They really cannot be fucking serious. If the aren't going to try, then they really shouldn't bother at all.

And they actually have the gall in the song to call someone else shoddy. Pot, Kettle, Black anyone?

Willie said...

At least it might win Eurovision, especially if the stage show had a bunch of semiclad Welsh tossers pursuing some very nervous sheep...

angry voter said...

Absolutely pathetic,but I guess it goes with the territory.

Do us all a favour and close this Mickey mouse Assembly and try and get these puffed up so called politicians a proper job,I know that would be challenging.

Chalcedon said...

What utter shite that song was! Why vote Tory? Why, why, why? Tto get this load of lying thieves out of office before they totally fuck this country backwards, forwards and sideways. That's why you daft, sheep shagging bastard!

penlan said...

Hilariously,this Eluned Morgan woman is rated as the rising star of Welsh Labour(titter ye not, as Frankie Howerd would say).

Before this,she was a shoe-in for a safe assembly seat and then next-but-one First Minister as she is stepping down as MEP.Now she is deservedly a laughing stock and probably will have to spend more time with her family.

The other parties cannot believe their luck.The video is electoral gold-now to be shown at an election near you.

Devil's Kitchen said...

At the request of the gentleman involved, I have deleted David Taylor's address from the comments.

DK

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