Election poster in Edinburgh South West, yesterday
As I mentioned in my earlier post, the UK is currently gripped with election fever. Readers in the UK will be all too aware of this, with election coverage polluting the airwaves at every turn; so I merely include this for our readers from abroad who don’t listen to the BBC World Service and haven’t been made aware of the latest electioneering thrills and spills. You’re missing out, you really are.
Anyway, I digress already.
In general I feel quite sorry for Members of Parliament. Aside from the famous ones that get on the telly, most seem to spend their time being photographed opening boring dog homes, visiting dull businesses and have the thankless task of responding to a zillion letters every week from bitchy ;