From the magic of Twitter, I can see that Peter Dominiczak of the London evening standard is about to write a partial account of an interview I did on LBC this morning. So here’s what I was trying to say. Just so that I can be clear:
1. The race in London is neck and neck.
2. There are a number of people who tell us on the doorstep that they would vote Labour if there was a general election tomorrow but are currently considering voting Conservative because they either a; like Boris Johnson or b; don’t like Ken.
3. I was trying to say that it is imporant for our campaign to convince these people that even if they didn’t like Ken they should consider voting Labour because David Cameron would claim victory if Boris wins, and from what our campaigners on the ground say, the last thing this group want to do is give an endorsement to David Cameron.
4. I also reminded people of Ken’s pledge on fares – which Nick Ferrari didn’t believe but I do.
5. There is a great picture of Ken and his beautiful labrador dog in today’s Guardian. That prompted me to crack the Harry Truman maxim about politicians and dogs.
6. Peter Dominicazak is already tweeting about this claiming I am suggesting Ken is in trouble. That’s not true. I fear Peter Dominiczak, a man I have never knowingly spoken to, will already have filed a misleading story.
7. You see what I am doing here Peter Domiczak?