Category Archives: UK General Election 2005

Election night: a few notices

1. On election night, I’ll be hanging around over at Liberal Conspiracy and chatting/live-blogging as time allows. 2. Early in the evening, I plan to kill time by watching Blazing Saddles instead of coverage. I doubt I’ll need to change … Continue reading

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Blair, Campbell and ‘astroturfing’

Guardian – How Labour used its election troops to fake popular support: In America, they call it ‘astroturfing': the faking of grassroots support for a politician or a product whose popularity is on the slide. Now it emerges that a … Continue reading

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Blair out

It ain’t over yet.

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The morning after the day after the day after that

So, more than a few questions to address about Backing Blair, the main one being; “What’s next?!” Well, what do you think? Labour in. Blair out. Looks like a job that’s half-done to me. I’ll tell you more shortly and … Continue reading

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Bye-bye to bad news

Howard to stand down as leader. (More from the BBC.) I’d like to take this opportunity to also send a farewell message to Lynton Crosby: Thanks for all the good work you did for the BNP. Don’t let the door … Continue reading

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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

I have been advised that the catchphrase of the day for all surviving Labour MPs is: “an historic third term”… A clear case of; “Never mind the majority; feel the width!” Blair is – right now – more vulnerable than … Continue reading

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Anne Milton

Fear. Works.

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I’ve voted

Lib-Dem across the board. I can’t help feel a little bad about living in a constituency that has Labour as a distant third, and my thoughts go out to everybody who has to consider voting Tory in protest. Chin up, … Continue reading

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Rupert’s latest gift to democracy

Well, the boogeymen have bottled it. The big threat to Blair Murdoch is the rise of the Lib-Dems. And you can just smell the fear in today’s Sun: The Scum – The chance you mustn’t waste: You only get to … Continue reading

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More last-minute bits and pieces

Here’s some stuff you really should read before you vote. Hell, why not print one or two of these and leave a copies on the train on the way home so some offliners can enjoy them too? The Sharp Side … Continue reading

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