Blogging was light yesterday as it was a busy day for Guido. Met David Farrar of Kiwiblog
fame. He is in London on a European pub tour for an IDU meeting in Paris, it ended up being a bit of an afternoon session in the sunshine down the pub. Went from there with Mike Smithson of PoliticalBetting
Jag Singh to Iain Dale’s Total Politics
launch party to see if Guido could drink the place out of Pimms. Cheers to Lord Ashcroft.
Got increasingly “tired”
and incoherent as the night wore on. Everyone wanted to see the
tag. Crowd was mainly media-political rather than politicians. Avoided Mark Oaten, argued with Angus MacNeil, congratulated Sunny Hundal on making Liberal Conspiracy
work (was clearly more than merry by this point), harangued a certain former Newsnight
producer, worried at how much weight Jon Craig has lost – he was delicately sipping a glass of champagne – on the way out Jonathan Isaby’s girlfriend told Guido to stop bullying him.
Total Politics bills itself as being positive about politics and politicians, as such it is aimed squarely at the political class. Which is very different from the way Guido takes aim at them…