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Tonight, I go to Nick Clegg’s stamping ground… T’North of England and report on the extraordinary events of today and, indeed, this last week ….. in a special edition of Charon After Dark. I was embedded in Gillian Duffy’s front drive with a horde of hyperventilating media people.  I can tell you… it was hard!

Listen to the report

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Truly astonishing scenes in Rochdale when the Prime Minister went back to see Mrs Duffy.  The BBC covered the story.

Guido Fawkes’ tweet to Alastair Campbell sums it up rather well.

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I can take no more…. I have phoned the doctor.  The doctor is coming with an injection for me. Gordon Brown today may well have lost Labour the core vote after calling a Labour voter a bigot (A suggestion being made by commentators on Twitter!).  Twitter was ablaze with mockery, derision and ridicule.

Do have a look at this Channel 4 video…

Unbelievable

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While It is rumoured that a number of German politicians are keen for Greece to hand over the Acropolis and several islands in return for help from Germany, there are no immediate plans for  Germans to start governing Crete or any other Greek island again – although it is likely that the Germans and others who assist in the Greek bail out will have a hand in running the Greek basket case economy for some time to come if help is given.

The Guardian, helpfully, are providing a LIVE blog for those of you who want to watch a country collapse as alternative entertainment to the antics of t’parkin eating Clegg and the other politicians who are scrambling for office  to avoid handing our own country over to the IMF shortly after the 6th May.

My favourite image of the election campaign so far is the picture below from BBC Newsnight last night. Gordon Brown was out campaigning, talking to children.  As he did this, a young boy steps in front of the cameras with a ‘Mad as a Box of Frogs’ T-Shirt on.  I could not have wished for a better image to sum up the whole election campaign.  Wonderful.  I wish the young lad well and I have every confidence that he will do well in future if he can pull a stunt like that off at his young age.  Bravo!

Newsnight clip 27.10 minutes in

The young lad didn’t say this…. but I just can’t help myself sometimes.

I do plan to do a Law Review shortly – the Blair Peach issue and other serious matters… until then…

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