A number of people will be coming forward to deny one of the claims that helped secure George Galloway his by-election victory, Scrapbook understands.
In a letter distributed by activists outside mosques in Bradford quotes red-cheeked George Galloway as claiming to be a lifetime teetotaller:
“I, George Galloway, do not drink alcohol and never have.”
Strangely, this doesn’t seem to be recollection of a number of people who were around Galloway more than two decades ago. As a Labour MP, he was also a member of the Groucho Club private members club in Soho.
The by-election letter implies Labour’s Muslim candidate had drunk alcohol:
“Ask yourself if you believe the other candidate in this election can say that truthfully.”
Is this merely projection from Gorgeous George?