Faced with the choice between a racist, a crook and a regular Joe who’s just kind of boring, who do they get rid of first?
That’s right: the boring guy.
You can be racist. You can be a crook. But you can’t be boring if you want to succeed in politics these days.
Al Gore could have told you that.
William Hague would agree but then he’d also be kind of deluding himself about the reasons behind his failure.