Thursday, October 16, 2008

Forget the message ... look at the messenger

I have tonight been watching Ed Miliband's first big speech as the new Secretary of State for Climate Change and Energy. I would, of course, broadly welcome what was said but the big thing for me was the skillfull delivery of Mr Miliband. He gave an impressive performance and was passionate about his subject - truly on top of his brief, which he has held for a very short time.

If I were a Labour member or MP looking beyond Brown and the next General Election, I just might be looking at young Ed rather than his plotting older brother. Given enough time, he could just do it ...

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