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26 February 2012

Charles Clarke, Labour’s lost leader

"I could have done better than Gordon Brown."

By Jon Bernstein

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

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