Tuesday, 28 February 2017


"It's a pity they can't both lose." 

Whether or not Henry Kissinger ever said that, someone did. 

It is my favourite quotation; I find it endlessly useful. 

And it applies perfectly to the battle between, on one side, Douglas Carswell, and on the other, Arron Banks.

I quite liked Banks when he appeared on George Galloway's Sputnik last month. But he has since gone all Hillsborough. 

Clacton has been both Conservative and Labour in the present century. A split UKIP vote could send it in any direction at all.


  1. The council should bill him if he causes another by-election.

    1. He has made a career out of dressing up self-indulgence as high principle.