Candidates attack party leaders all the time, what is less common is for the candidate to attack their own party leader.
The candidate in question is Manish Sood who is the Labour candidate standing against Henry Bellingham in NW Norfolk and I’m not talking about the damning with faint praise type of attack, I mean the all out, both barrels attack that you usually save up for your opponent.
Here are some of the things he said about Brown in the Lynn News (the local paper):
“The role of ministers has gone bureaucratic and the action of ministers has gone downhill – it is corrupt.
“I believe Gordon Brown has been the worst Prime Minister we have had in this country.
“It is a disgrace and he owes an apology to the people and the Queen.”
I wonder if you’ll hear Gordon Brown saying “I agree with Sood“