When Lynton Crosby was hired by Cameron, a grumpy Lord Ashcroft kindly warned the Aussie hardman:
“Finally, I know you understand as much as anyone that it’s never a good thing when the adviser is the story. That being the case, I’m sure you’ll get on with the job and stay out of the limelight. Meanwhile, I’ll be following progress closely and will no doubt have more to say as things unfold.”
Taking to Twitter Lord Ashcroft has been quick to get with the Twitter meme thing, going so far as to recommend a Downfall Parody video:
A different take on the local elections!!
— Lord Ashcroft (@LordAshcroft) May 8, 2013
It looks like the good Lord’s lunch yesterday with Labour’s attack dogs has paid off. Can it be a coincidence that the limelight is shining on Crosby just hours later? Labour Twitter lines to take are full of digs at the antipodean spinner, for example:
I bet Lynton Crosby is calling together the No 10 media team right now to work up an immigration angle to the Fergie Retires story…
— Michael Dugher MP (@MichaelDugher) May 8, 2013
Dugher, singing for his supper.