Thursday, January 05, 2006
Charles Kennedy claims to have not touched a drop for two months, meaning his last drink was back in November. Strangely, a month later, the Unwins off-license chain announced losses and called in the administrators - as I blogged about on December the 20th.
Thought he came across pretty well in his statement and its delivery. An interesting gamble indeed.
Surprising to see Campbell and Oaten claim to rule themselves out so quickly. Could be even edgier gambles, banking on sort-of-stalking-horse candidate to come forward, take enough authority from Charlie in the first vote to resign a la Thatcher, allowing them to nobly step forward in his lieu...
Simon Hughes, on the other hand, was not at all subtle in his blustering attempts to stonewall when interviewed...
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