From an extended interview in today's Sunday Telegraph, former Labour minister Charles Clarke says:
I could have done better than Gordon Brown. I think that under almost any other leader we would now have a hung Parliament and be in coalition with the Liberal Democrats.
And (helpfully for his party) has this to say about the current leader:
I don't see Ed as weird and geeky, but it is a correct reporting of the situation to say that many people do see him as weird and geeky