A tribute to the Green party candidates who also ran

Keeping the dream alive

In our last election there was no shortage of crass politicians, numerically compulsive pollsters, and the usual torrents of empty bafflegab. The pundits were out in full force with blow by blow commentary on a horse race of questionable integrity and purpose with all the usual naggery.

There were though real heroes of the day. These are the Green party candidates who ran anyway. Even though their party had been taken over by internal strife and they were sure to lose, they ran to keep their…