Skip to comments.Alastair Campbell advises Ed Miliband to take election tips from Albania
Posted on 10/25/2013 2:06:27 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Campbell says: "When we were doing the campaign in Albania we recorded video of people who were very critical of Edi Rama and then we played them into speeches and he responded to them. It was very, very effective, including in what would be the equivalent of the main party conference speech. Somebody would say: 'You don't have a policy on transport, you're just as corrupt as the other guy.' Then he would use it to build an argument around it."
Miliband could have run videos of people criticising him for an apparent lack of policies before his conference speech, Campbell says. But the Labour leader has dealt with that criticism and so should focus on other areas. "I could imagine doing something where you had business voices saying: 'Labour doesn't understand business.' And [so] you hold an event and a speech which shows you do. We tried it once in Albania and it really worked."
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