Ed Balls Campaign Diary*

Staying calm, doing deep breathing exercises, Yvette has smeared a dollop of surgical glue on to the back of both eyelids. Alex has come up with some dividing lines to take distancing me from Gordon which I have been practising with Nicola. Think it was best to lose the “I know what it is like to dodge a Nokia” line.

What can go wrong? Ten minute interview with Andrew Neil today at noon on the Daily Politics. This time I will not blink. I will not stammer. I will prevail. I will be leader.

*As leaked to Guido

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Councillor John Thomas, Keith Vaz’s Leicester East Constituency Labour Party Chairman says…

“This is great disappointment to me, realising that I have spent over 30 years of my life working for a party that I now know that I have nothing in common with. This is not the party I joined, the party for decent working people. I can no longer follow the clown that leads the Labour Party, he is heavily influenced by the Trotskyite Len McCluskey and is now as the Hoki Coki leader, in out, and shake it all about he has turned this great party into a laughing stock.”


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