Friday, February 24, 2006

Is Ming getting rattled?

Judging by this article which went up on the Guardian website this afternoon I would say so.

This weekend is really the last push for people to finally make their minds up and get their ballot papers in the post by Monday at the latest and it is clear that Campbell is worried about Huhne and so he should be.

Having failed to execute a coup d'etat (not for the first time I understand) and having failed to achieve his own coronation he has been forced to fight a leadership campaign.

During that campaign Ming Campbell has not impressed me at all. I finally decided to support Simon Hughes after a lot of agonising but Chris Huhne impressed and Campbell went down in my estimation.

Should Campbell win he is going to have to work very hard to address some of his weaknesses and we are all going to have to work out how to deal with the constant questions about the next leadership election. The parliamentary party will also have to show some restraint and ensure that they do not waste a lot of effort on public jostling for position.

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1 comment:

Will said...

Ooh, that's a bitchy interview. Rough translation: "How dare he stand against Emperor Ming?" Which kind of implies: "How dare the members vote him? Don't they know who I am?"