Alex Massie

The pity! The pity!

The pity! The pity!
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If you think John McCain has problems or you think George W Bush is unpopular, spare a thought for poor Gordon Brown. I can't recall when I last saw a poll as brutal as today's Daily Telegraph/Yougov survey. Look at this:

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15%! To repeat, 15%! Hell, Brown's plight is so severe that 42% of voters now feel "sorry" or "very sorry" for him. You'd put a dog out of it's misery and pain if it were suffering like this...

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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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