1. jim jepps
    · Reply

    It must feel very strange to be singled out in that way, particularly as it’s pretty clear you’re just looking at your phone.

  2. Steve Middleton
    · Reply

    I know exactly how you feel!!! Of all of the photographs taken of me at the count (and during the campaign) when I was smiling and talking to people, this was the one that made it on the local media website: http://www.salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=969

    How annoying 🙁

  3. Richard
    · Reply

    You were on Have I Got News For You last night.

  4. Andy Strange
    · Reply

    Yes I know. It’s worse than I feared. 🙁

  5. Richard (Hants)
    · Reply

    The Beeb is appalling like this.
    My friend Keith House, who has been Leader of Eastleigh Council for years and goes from strength to strength, is haunted by a clip they have kept from the run-up to the Eastleigh by-election of 1994, in which he fluffed a reply in an interview with Michael Crick and asked for a retake, and they broadcast the whole thing. It has been trotted out several times since, including on HIGNFY.

  6. Jennie
    · Reply

    Poor bunny. You look very pretty though 😀

  7. Mark Pack
    · Reply

    If it’s any consolation, you look a lot more awake, smarter and happier in that clip that many defeated candidates do. Even taking into account the shoes 🙂

  8. Hywel
    · Reply

    And again on the Politics Show.

    Get a super-injunction 🙂

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  10. Lorna Spenceley
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    And saw you again on the TV this lunchtime! Sorry to hear about your result in Luton, Andy – but, when all’s said, it is actually a very good photo 🙂

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  15. Matt Wardman
    · Reply

    Election 2012.

    Yep. Already. The Beeb.


  16. Matt Wardman
    · Reply

    Seriously, this has now happened enough, that can you parley a BBC interview out of it?

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