“In a bizarre turn of events…”

Jeff Peel’s terms not mine. Just had a presser from him noting that “Conservative Central Office yesterday confirmed that Jeffrey Peel, who just a few months ago was suspended as an Area Officer for the Conservatives in Northern Ireland, would be permitted to stand as a Conservative candidate.” Still, things aren’t that bad… Jeff’s blog had this ascerbic reading of the Robinson food story… Now the UCU attack blog has some of the detail Jeff mined earlier from Theyworkforyou.com on the Robinsons’ voting record at Westminster… Great minds and all that… Ahem…

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