There’s a whiff of hustings in the air, so let’s check up and see how Labour are doing:
He seems to be all right, as do the other 10,999. Pity John Smith fluffs his only gag, but at least it’s in the grand tradition of all political jokes, i.e. not really funny but still received with a huge roar of laughter. And where was the “mixture of opera and rock”?