On the campaign trail: whose bus would you vote for?
The parties are wheeling out their battle buses. Now, benefits mean onboard kitchens and U-turns are what you do when you get stuck down a country lane
Sure, policy is important. Personality, too, though some might not like it. What about the real issue that’s already threatening to dominate the #GE2015 campaign? I’m talking, of course, about the battle of the battle buses (or “on-the-road-photo-op-mobiles”, as they are now more correctly referred to).
The Conservative one has a patriotic red, white and blue paint job, and “A BETTER FUTURE FOR YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND BRITAIN” emblazoned boldly down the side. And for Spain, perhaps, where the coach was built, by a company called Irizar. Irizar, which used to be part of the Mondragon Cooperative Corporation, a federation of worker cooperatives, hailed as an alternative to capitalism? Exactly, that one.
Source: Guardian Transport
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