Slow Newsnight

Newsnight Researcher: Hello it’s blah blah from Newsnight here. I know I should know your first name but I don’t.
GF: Guido?
NR: Ha, yes, oh, errrm, anyway that mayor candidate you say on your blog that you were having a drink with has withdrawn, hasn’t he.
GF: He has?
NR: Andrew Boff
GF: You mean James Cleverly, Andrew Boff has just put his name forward
NR: Yes, what did he think about the nomination process?
GF: I didn’t have a drink with Cleverly
NR: Oh. Would you be interested in talking about the Tory Mayor selection process on Newsnight?
GF: No, try Iain Dale.
NR: He said try you….




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