10 August 2012

Friday favourite 71

With the House of Lords looking certain to remain unelected this week's Friday favourite could only feature one artist - the only Lord who has sought a public mandate and according to Wikipedia has gained 15,657 votes in his political career.

It is, of course the late lamented Lord Sutch.  Sutch has been arguably more successful than the Liberal Democrats in changing the UK - his campaigns (once considered 'loony') have included votes for 18 year olds and all day pub opening.  I've met him twice before his tragic suicide and all I can say is if only Nick Clegg had his mojo...

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