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Warning: This post was published more than 12 years ago.

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How can you not love this picture of him?

In other news, he’s apparently touring the country speaking to gypsies for a Channel 4 documentary this week. And he’s refusing to speak to the media. This seems slightly strange to me: A ‘politician’ who left UKIP because they suddenly ‘went quiet’ has set up his own party and, erm, gone quiet.

And what is this doing on the website of a ‘straight-talking party’:

The Daily Mail are running a poll in which the question is:

‘Would you vote for Robert Kilroy-Silk’s Veritas party?’

Currently the findings are that 32 % say that they would vote for Veritas.

The latest yougov Poll on voting intentions is as follows:

Labour 42%
Conservative 30%
Lib. Dems. 21%
Others 7%

Assuming that Veritas were to take it’s votes equally from all parties then Veritas would top the polls!

The revised figures would be:

Veritas 32%
Labour 28.56%
Conervatives 20.4%
Lib. Dems. 14.28%
Others 4.76%

“Assuming that Veritas were to take it’s votes equally from all parties”?!? Because, of course, that’s likely. 🙄

This 331st post was filed under: Politics.






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