The perils of rash election predictions

If the Daily Record’s Ross McCafferty had followed Stephen Tall, he might not have said what he did in a wee bit of eve of poll banter:

It all started when I tweeted about the Eve of Poll rally in Alex Cole-Hamilton’s HQ:

When Mike Crockart got involved, things got interesting…

Then this happened. I was there, and I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of watching it:

In the morning, the awful reality hit him:

Like a good sport, he made good on his bet, though.

Now there’s just the small matter of this to resolve…

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

Read more by or more about , or .
This entry was posted in Op-eds.
Advert

One Comment

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • Peter Martin
    If anyone is going to drive Germany to economic suicide, my money will be on the FDP who will take a far too narrow view of the country's responsibility to the...
  • Fiona
    Apologies for the double post - I got distracted from what I intended to say. Which is that I have actually set my recorder for Question Time tonight and there'...
  • Fiona
    You make fair points Nigel. From what I've heard, the local party in North Shropshire were already building up, making progress at the local elections earlier t...
  • David Raw
    Mary is correct. Weston Super Mare was lost in 2005 five years before the Coalition. But Theakes’ comment on the Coalition effect is also correct. In 2010 ...
  • nigel hunter
    The trouble with winning seats is that the 'big boys' then target us to get us out. The infrastructure and support network has to be built up.We have to equally...