Originally a statement of the sacrifice needed
Well, it's time. Speaking as one of the more than three hundred whose names are on the papers and who stand as the last best hope for this country, if there's anyone out there teetering on the cusp of putting thir mark against our names and our party logo, we have about two hours to persuade them. After that the streets will empty, the pubs (what are left of them) will fill and there's nothing more to do except wake up tomorrow, go out and watch and wait for the count.
Because tomorrow by long standing tradition we can only wear the party name, and we can't have the word "vote" anywhere near it - at elast not within a quarter of a mile or so of a polling station.
So when my fellow candidate finishes his last minute rousing of the undecided in his constituency up the road in a short while I'll be off to nick his PA system and out for the last circuit of the constitency before the battle to come. How very "Henry V".
But you have no idea how tempted I am to take off my normal campaign MP3 and replace it with this
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It is, after all, what we're in this for, is it not. Except perhaps that I'll leave the monkey business with the wallowing in dollar bills to the tories and labour.
So, finally I have one short message for all my fellow candidates, those I have been proud to see in action over the past year or so, and those I haven't had a chance to:-
LETS GO GIVE THE LIB LAB CON PLAID and especially UKIP SHYSTERS HELL, PEOPLE. After all, they deserve nothing less.
Last Updated ( Friday, 07 May 2010 18:42 )