The following exchange made this blogger laugh.
Alex Smith: Hi, David. I’m Alex from LabourList.
David Miliband: Hi, Alan.
Ironically enough, Miliband Snr has written for LabourList four times this year! Perhaps this demonstrates the extent to which some ministers may have been insulated from the Labour movement by their special advisers. Or, as LabourList’s newly installed deputy editor Mark Ferguson observes:
“Candidate briefing #fail?”