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Measuring up the campaign teams

Measuring up the campaign teams
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My apologies to George Osborne. Daniel Finkelstein's blog points out that young Gideon does have election experience from his days in the 2001 campaign, not none as I unkindly said. I still think Douglas Alexander is a formidable counterpart as election maestro: I've never had a conversation with wee Dougie that hasn't involved election mechanics. But perhaps the Tories can buy in expertise from outside? I hear Lynton Crosby is in town tonight. Maybe he's for hire again....