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Embrace your inner geek- does image matter?

Ed Miliband seems to have come to the conclusion that rather than suggesting he is not a policy wonk he should embrace what the rest of the world has known for a long time..,

This attempt to embrace substance over style was unveiled on the Andrew Marr show at the weekend. This piece in the Telegraph looks at Red Ed’s image problems.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/ed-miliband/9577990/Meet-Ed-Miliband-Labours-great-hope.html

Also in the Telegraph is an interesting article about some Oxford University research that suggests that better looking candidates have an advantage in elections. It’s quite an interesting premise- and quite entertaining when you start to anecdotally disect the findings: Blair v Major, Brown v Cameron, Thatcher v Foot etc…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9548313/The-ugly-face-of-British-politics-how-you-look-counts.html

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