Caroline Lucas formally launched her campaign at the Fabrica Gallery. I thought someone was winding me up when I heard this. The Greens couldn’t possibly be that inept. Lucas’s campaign would surely be launched on one of the estates.
And tonight I read in the Argus that her campaign was, indeed, launched at the Fabrica Gallery!
Caroline, whoever it was who suggested Fabrica, sack them. You have problems enough overcoming the appearance of a remote, academic outsider without adding ‘elitist’ to your handicaps.
Hardly a bounce from your conference, what with Sven’s ‘that Platts woman’ own goal and now this.
General elections are not the same as local elections where you will pick up protest votes against the government. Things like this matter, and you have got off to a bad start.