Politics is show business for ugly people. Career politicians would never have had the time to claw a space for themselves in the Westminster rat's nest if they'd ever been able to pull. The restless energy required to stay conscious during excruciatingly dull meetings is expended elsewhere by average humans when they were having relationships and living life. This is a problem for Labour as the two top boys have never had proper jobs and are, let's be honest, slightly minging.
A poll for The Guardian back in October showed that Labour is a clear 11 points behind the Tories on the economy. The country's finances are going to hell in a handcart but the public still reckon David Cameron and George Osborne are doing a better job than the opposition could, the poll points out that: "…despite the increasing connection between coalition cutbacks and rising joblessness. The credibility gap is even greater than it was for Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling in 2009, when Mr Brown was deeplyRead More »from Why politicians can’t do pop culture