The image that lingers on in the mind is Ed Miliband declaring, “Hell, yes, I’m tough enough,” putting on his best “tough enough” face. It was towards the end of the gruelling last 18 minutes of the great television non-debate.
He is hardly a household name. The tie was very slightly askew. He had trouble holding it together as he neared the end. But this was a speech which will be remembered long after many by more famous colleagues will have been forgotten, the final line a shoo-in for a Dictionary of Political Quotations: “I would much rather be an honourable fool in this and an […]