Quote of the Day…

Is by the inimitable Simon Carr, on the dearth of leadership beyond the shiny Tory prince:

The next election is going to be determined by how much each of the party leaders appeal to vicars and plumbers. None of the others come anywhere near Cameron and it’s very unlikely any of them will.

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