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Alastair Campbell More Popular Than Ken For Mayor Of London?

Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell popular choice on Twiiter as Labour candidate for Mayor of London

Back in 2008, Ken Livingstone received help and advice for his election campaign for the Mayor of London, from both Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell, it made no difference Ken was decisively beaten by Boris, but at least 3 years ago Ken had some measure of popularity, and support from the Labour party hierarchy.

It has often been said that “a week is long time in politics“, if this is indeed the case, then 3 years must be considered an aeon.

In this aeon, Ken’s popularity has sunk to that akin, to a skunk in an elevator.

This is hardly surprising given his poor political judgement with Val Shawcross and the ongoing car crash that is Ken on the Iranian propaganda channel Press TV. Read the rest of this entry