Today, instead of writing something, I’m just offering up some food-for-thought about the horrors of media-savvy politics. I’d advise you try to ignore the content, and focus instead on the presentation (although admittedly it might be hard to ignore the delicious irony of Ed saying we should “put aside the rhetoric”).
Here’s a transcript of George’s speech, with those hilarious duplicated phrases colour-coded:
This is what I presume his soundbite script looked like:
How painful was that?