Saturday, 19 May 2012

Ferguson favourite


Architect George Ferguson has emerged as the early favourite to become Bristol’s first elected mayor. He is quoted by Ladbrokes at 2/1...(full Post story here).
George Ferguson is a pretty canny operator. He does have a decent chance of becoming the first Mayor of Bristol, though I don’t see how the odds make much sense at this very early stage. Arguably he already has a national standing which no other potential candidate currently in the picture can equal.

It will be interesting to see the policies George and his team come up with - and what the Lib Dem position on selecting a candidate is. Other independent candidates may emerge and the Greens may put someone up too.

Some background on George Ferguson here and here.

1 comment:

  1. Mr corrupt self serving lying thieving bstard in standing on a platform of printing a lick currency linked to sterling and paying all citizens of Bristol a unconditional basic income guarantee of £15000 a year funded by a transaction tax on all spending. This week shopkeepers in clones Ireland have started accepting illegal defunct punts again and the French president has called for a financial transaction tax. Corrupt bstard is not as foolish as maybe he looks. Here's the Irish story http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/clones-businesses-trading-in-punt-551741.html and here is corrupt bstards manifesto http://corruptbstard.wordpress.com/recommended-manifesto-pledges/

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