Some candidates bring both an unusual career and an intriguing and unexpected personal life story to the electoral ‘table’. They are self evidently those candidates who have entered politics later in life, rather than fresh from an MA in Political Science.
Needless to say, fools rushed in where clowns feared to tread:
Henry North London, who is in fact an independent candidate running in Hornsey Wood Green named Rohan Kapur, is someone with whom you fell out with quite badly a year or so back.
It is this person you will be focusing on, right? I think it only fair of you to level with readers. If in fact you do intend to critique this particular candidate, then you should explain and disclose whatever it is that caused you to fall out with him and any other details that may colour your opinion.
Otherwise there could be the potential for, well, I don’t know. Unfair bias I guess.
I do think it fair that you be open about exactly WHY you are choosing this one constituency and candidates to focus on.
Cue egg on face. Parliament was dissolved on April 6, so Anna had her scoop before then. Henry North only confirmed that he was standing on April 16.
The only thing I can say that might ease the shame is that she suckered me too. I was just lucky enough not to say something. So I got away with i...
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