Over the last couple of months, one way and another, Brown had become associated with the terms battler, underdog, fighter and tenacity.
He had the upper hand in the public imagination, against shiny Dave.
Then they did this:
Imagine the meeting, where no-one with any clout piped up and said, “are you fucking retarded, or what? Casting your nemesis as a supposed (and embraced) ‘British Hero’ from better times?”
This is the beginning of the end of Labour’s chances, because it shows they have completely lost the plot.
UPDATE: Ladbrokes have put Labour back to 10/1 from 9/1 to win a majority.
UPDATE 2: Well, Labour have finally done something Cameron can’t. They’ve united the right, and the commentards, in howling gales of laughter at their monumental cock-up.
… and the Twatter Hoards.
And via ConHome:
But look out everyone, because fatty Prescott is fighting back:
That’s right folks, John Prescott just called someone out for being a fat bastard.
Oh and on Labour’s epic Digital Economy Bill IP fail.