Lib Dem News says Galloway a curiosity, rather than a serious candidate

I love Lib Dem News. Even though I can find out a lot of things going on in the party from other sources, it still tells me things I don’t know.

In order to get out for Friday, though, the party paper’s deadline has to be before the election results come through on a Thursday night/Friday morning. This week that was patently obvious.

On the Bradford West by-election, the writer of the “Jeanette says thank you” article had this to say about new MP George Galloway:

“The election was livened up by George Galloway, whose attention seeking actions made him a natural for the protest vote, but essentially he served as a curiosity rather than a serious candidate.”

Remember President Dewey, anyone?

Well, the Chicago Tribune survives to this day, and so will Lib Dem News, but you have to admit it’s funny.

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About caronlindsay

Scottish Lib Dem pro UK activist, mum, Doctor Who, Strictly, F1 and trashy tv addict and blogger.
This entry was posted in By-elections, Chicago Tribune, George Galloway, Harry Truman, Liberal Democrat News, Thomas Dewey. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Lib Dem News says Galloway a curiosity, rather than a serious candidate

  1. Jennie says:

    Sad to see the person writing that swallowed the London-based media's and/or the Labour party's Kool Aid.

    Like

  2. Caron says:

    Yes. A victory of that magnitude must have been tangible for a few days, though in Dunfermline it turned for us in the last week.

    Like

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