John Bercow unveils £37,000 official portrait

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Kromeriz, Nov 28, 2011.

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  1. By the fucking Christ and of course we've no money...
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  2. A) He's a sad git
    B) Would have looked better if it'd had his missus splayed across it in the buff.
  3. Nah... cmon, she only does pleasure one way

    Star spangled starfish way... be serious now
  4. I'm loving the fucking rainbow flag on the reverse of the scroll. What a twat!
  5. He's only doing this to get his wife's tits off the front page.

    I phoned my old mate from our Paisley borstal days, The Lord Lyon, King of Arms, and he explained the true meaning of the symbolism in Bercow's coat of arms.

    The ladder is because he's a shortarrse and no doubt needs one from time to time.

    The knives and balls represent his frequent, public neutering by a bigger, stronger wife.

    The pink triangles are because he has feck all to do all day except watch teletubbies.

    The rainbow colours represent the pot of gold that awaits him on retirement.

    The motto "All Are Equal ....", well, you know the rest of that phrase. Pity there wasn't enough room on the scroll to write it.
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  6. Yes, because god forbid he have a portrait like every other speaker. Onwards the outrage bus, never-mind tradition, history or precedent - those things we are so keen on in the Armed Forces.
  7. Shows beyond any doubt that those in Westminster have not the slightest idea of what is actually happening in our co(u)ntry - this is a personal aim of his, so why the fcuk are we footing the bill? The sooner this clown is removed (hopefully for hanging, drawing and quartering or, at least, for a really emphatic deflowering) the better.
  8. Like all socialists who get a sniff of power he is a dab hand at spending other peoples money. As this is NAAFI, the shortarsed little cunt.
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  9. BuggerAll

    BuggerAll LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    I tend to agree with you on this one but one wonders whether £37,000 does represent value for money especially in these straightened times. Perhaps he could have looked for a cheaper artist and a cheaper frame but I suppose we would have said the same thing if he had spent £10,000 or even £5,000
  10. or even £5.
  11. I think the painting is quite good - the coat of arms is a bit pikey though, you would hardly wear it on your shield riding into battle (the rainbow thing would tend to make you somewhat of a target).
  12. Would have been more accurate if it included a pike rampant and a set of horns. And FFS we're broke, stop spending our money on shite.
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  13. HHH

    HHH LE

    The precedent was only set because there was no other medium at the time to record the holders of the post.
    In this day and age with a so called modern Government surely a photo would have sufficed, but I suppose a photo doesn't pander to the ego's as a painted portrait does.
  14. How about a bronzed turd?
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