It rang bells, ‘Go fourth and multiply’, I’d heard that phrase before. It wasn’t until I got round to reading John Prescott’s defence of the Prime Minister’s YouTube performance, that the penny dropped.
How slow am I? John Prescott, of the mesmerisingly bad YouTube performances, the amateurish ‘Go Fourth’ virtual campaign bus, who else could have been behind Brown’s excursion into the virtual rictus grin?
Hazel Blears in the Guardian is just one of the nigh ranking politicians who queries “Whose advice is Gordon listening to?” – I fear the answer may be John Prescott, which would explain why he alone came out in defence of Gordon’s clunking attempt at connecting with the ‘little people’. It may even have been his podgy hand holding the wobbly camera……….
Droopy Derek Draper, Punchy Prescott with a Blackberry, the Grotesque Gordon, Labour’s attempts at Web 2.0 are achieving legendary status – no wonder the sibilant Mandelson is nowhere to be seen, silk stockings and an ermine coat are not enough to tempt the girl into embracing the charisma vacuum that is virtual Labour.
Yes, I say John Prescott and I claim my banana skin…….