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The Hard Knocks Of Tory Political Canvassing

by | 18th, April 2008

rod-richards.jpgA KNOCK at the door of former Tory Minister Rod Richards’ Cardiff home.

Four canvassers working for the Conservative Party are stood on the doorstep.

What ensues is a matter to be established, and of conjecture. Mr Richards is arrested and spends the night in the cells.

Says Mr Richards to a “pal” in the Sun: “One pushed me to the ground and hurt one of my fingers. I think I’ve broken it. I then got up and punched the canvasser.”

We trust all parties are now in good health. But cannot help but wonder if this is evidence of a new kind of politics.

Answers shouted through a letter box to the usual address…

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