Friday, 3 January 2014

CF'er Quits Tories Saying 'Some Members Never Mature Out of the Stone Age'.



ACTIVIST Gareth Shanks has found himself without political party membership, again, after quitting the Tories and sensationally suggesting - "They make the Luddites look forward thinking", TBG can reveal.

Shanks quit UKIP & defected to the Tories in 2013 after a furious row erupted over his out-spoken views and an alleged breakdown in his relationship with party director Neil Hamilton.

On departure from the Tory Party today, Gareth disclosed to TBG that he was - "Sick of the constant bickering and infighting in Conservative Future, not to mention that some members never seem to mature out of the stone age. I should never have joined in the first place."

"But, I did meet some amazing people, just don't want to be active in a party that is actively working against my interests" - Shanks added.

7 comments:

SJS said...

Was he ever an activist? Never seen him out campaigning at all. Just a load of froth on Twitter and that's it.

Anonymous said...

Who cares about him?

Anonymous said...

Activist? He was never really "in" was he. Said he was now a tory on twitter, then changed his mind a few months later. Such a non story.

Anonymous said...

He will sorely be missed as a long term dedicated 'active' member of the party. LOL WUT, NOPE. 0 cares were given.

It's always amusing when somebody that had been involved with UKIP, (yes that's right the racist, homphobic party with impossible policies) calls people immature. His comments carry SO much gravitas.

Chris Rowell said...

I'm sad that Gareth didn't find a home in the party. Contrary to the above comments, whose authors thought so little of they didn't even see fit to put their name to them, in Gareth's short time in the Conservatives he enthusiastically contributed to local campaigns and proactively took on procurement of election literature.

While he and I don't see eye to eye on every issue I have no doubt that when he finds a party/campaign that's a better fit Gareth will be an asset to it.

Anonymous said...

Rumours he's going to join the Liberal Democrats.

Anonymous said...

Why did TBG use a photograph of Karl Pilkington?

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