Alex Massie

Annals of Punditry | 29 April 2010

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It can be a risky business, this game. There's always the temptation to produce some counterintuitive theory that, generally speaking, is too bleedin' clever by half. And the more everyone else says black is white so it's tempting to write that, actually, it's red.

So, as we await the third and final leaders' debate this evening, it's 'fess-up time for the silly sod who, on March 30th, suggested that the answer to the question:

Do Debates Really Help the Liberal Democrats?

is, um, No.

What a fool.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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