"I agree that for these reasons - someone who is popular locally this is a unique by-election. I hope people who are Labour voters will come out and vote Labour.So if/when Labour lose this formerly relative safe seat they will blame anything but the unpopularity of the Labour party and its increasingly hated leader. I wonder what their excuse will be when/if they hold a by-election in Michael Martin's old seat, something that they are trying their hardest to avoid at present.
"But I think people do understand the uniqueness of this by-election resulting from the Parliamentary events that came before."
Thursday, 23 July 2009
The sound of Gordon Brown getting his excuses in early
Gordon Brown seems to have accepted defeat in the Norwich North by-election: