Political

What odds this 1983 general election stunt will get a revival?

During the 1983 general election, the Conservatives pulled of a successful media stunt by purchasing several thousand copies of Labour’s general election manifesto and distributing them to Conservative Party candidates and party workers.

(This was the Labour manifesto┬áthat was so left wing it got known as ‘the longest suicide note in history’ thanks to Labour MP Gerald Kaufman).

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