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This is a fascinating look at the questionable success of Alistair Campbell as an electioneer.
I don’t agree with every detail of what it says, but the overarching conclusion is something I’d like to believe:
Alastair Campbell … is a worthless turd.
Unfortunately, despite Chris’s detailed analysis of the figures showing that he has been of questionable success, I still think that he’s a big part of New Labour, and so certainly not ‘worthless’ to the party. Unsucessful, possibly, but not worthless. Why else would they risk asking such a publically hated figure to join the campaign? Unless, I guess, they’ve deceived themselves into believeing that he’s more successful that he actually is.