Kevin Maguire – one of Westminster’s most amiable lefties, even if he is a Mackem – never normally misses a chance to take a potshot at the ranks of the Right. Over the years, the Countryside Alliance has been a regular target, with a stream of hunting puns flowing from his pen.
So it was no surprise to see him join the Andrew Mitchell fray yesterday:
But wait a second, that cardboard copper looks rather familiar. Whose stand at the Lib Dem conference could that be?
Perhaps Kevin’s not such a city boy after all?