Bloggers right, Guardian wrong

Now I know the people at the Guardian don’t always think that much of bloggers, so perhaps they should be ordering in some extra-large quantities of humble pie today, for the Guardian says:

He [Gordon Brown] campaigned hard in the Dunfermline West byelection on his doorstep, and Labour lost the seat to the SNP.

Yes well. That must be news to the Liberal Democrat MP and the defeated SNP candidate, for – as the rest of the world knows (including every blog I’ve looked on that talks about that election) – it was the Liberal Democrats who won the seat.

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  • The same article is on Comment is Free – where you can post a correction if you like. Anyone in touch with Willie Rennie?

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/story/0,,2054109,00.html

  • Well what do you expect? You had a great opportunity to ditch labour in the executive with the by-election win and become the princpled opposition party in the Scottish Parliament. But you didnt. Now look at where you are in the polls. No wonder journo’s dont even remember you won dunfermline.

  • Um, Paperboy? Rennie won the Dunfermline Westminster seat, nothing to do with Holyrood. While issues cross over, if you believe in devolution you’ve got to accept that elections to one level aren’t about what’s happening at another level.

    and yes, it annoys me when the national party tries to turn local election campaing into a national referendum, but they are different and voters vote differently.

    Besides, I always ignore polls, even when, as they currently seem to, the Lib Dems are doing well in them.

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