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Listen: Ed Miliband hosts toilet discussion on Radio 2

Poor old Ed Miliband. The former Labour leader was once convinced he was destined for Downing Street. Now, he’s hosting discussions about toilets on Radio 2. Standing in for Jeremy Vine, Miliband introduced music, chatted politics – and talked to guests about what types of loos they have. The Labour MP even asked one guest to flush their WC to hear what it sounded like. But Mr S was worried things hit something of a bum note for Ed when he had to remind one guest to ‘be tactful’ as he discussed trying to clean his toilet:

‘We’re talking loos and you’ve been getting in touch with us…Nicola Richards from Loughborough says ‘As a mum, I have to say the old Victoria toilets are so much better…’

Ed then spoke to another guest from South London with a Victorian toilet:

‘I think you’re going to do a flush for us..we’re going to compare it to the British Toilet Association model flush and see if we can tell the difference.’

Mr S think that Miliband’s bacon sandwich moment suddenly looks a lot less embarrassing…

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