In one of his first campaign encounters with ordinary people, Gordon Brown came off worst yesterday when he was questioned by young first-time voters.
The Prime Minister lost his temper and stumbled over his answers as he came under withering attack about immigration and his expenses.
After weeks of being transported from one photo opportunity with Labour party members to another, faced with real voters on Radio 1's Newsbeat Mr Brown was repeatedly interrupted and urged to admit his mistakes.
He was forced on to the back foot over his claim for thousands of pounds to pay his brother to hire a cleaner for his second home.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
This is what happens when they meet real people. And this is why Reid won't meet with real people.