A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Friday, May 02, 2008

Cameron: "'It's Bolton ... or bust'

Oh dear - they didn't take Bolton, so looks like the answer was "bust"


Blogger John Doe said...

But they did take Southampton, which nobody expected. Don't spin it, this is a bad night for Labour. I prefer Labour to the Tories but even I can see that.

1:33 am, May 02, 2008

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't recall Brown saying "it's Southampton or bust". Linky Linky?

1:35 am, May 02, 2008

Blogger John Doe said...

Thats the problem with politics these days. People would rather be critical of a soundbite than look at the actual result.

1:38 am, May 02, 2008

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't mind looking at the result. The tories said they were going to gain Bolton. The results indicate they haven't.

As I say, I have no problem with looking at the results.

1:43 am, May 02, 2008

Blogger Alexander Redpath said...

I don;t think its a case of Bolton or bust the conservatives could win every seat in the country but there is no guarantee that they can convert it to westminister

1:53 am, May 02, 2008

Blogger John Doe said...

But are seven councils up and Labour are two down. How the fuck do the Tories lose in that situation? As much as I hate to admit it, they're in a strong position to beat Labour in the next general election and take the London Mayorship.

1:54 am, May 02, 2008

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Because the large metropolitan councils count tomorrow.

Are you really this thick?

1:57 am, May 02, 2008


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