Martin Bright, one of the New Statesman’s best recruits in the last few years, has an interesting thought. After all the gloom of the last few months within Labour, there may be a new partnership in the offing that gives the Chancellor the opportunity to begin crawling back some of the plausibility he’s lost through the continual catfighting of his own and Tony Blair’s seemingly unindentured retainers.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty