His theme is the many colours of Ed Miliband: he has been Red Ed, Blue Ed, Purple Ed, Green Ed and doubtless there will soon be Yellow Ed. Miliband has to be just one colour. Collins writes:
‘Take a bit of green, a bit of red, a bit of blue, a bit of yellow and a bit of purple, mix them all up in a big splodge and what do you get? You get Brown.’
The spectre of Brown evidently looms large in the minds of men like Collins, for whom the New Labour cap
"http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/philipcollins/article2986860.ece">still fits (£). But, given the
"http://www.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/7258723/eds-opportunity.thtml">current financial backdrop and the coalition’s apparent powerlessness to master Britain’s economic fate, Miliband may
get away with being as indistinct as his mentor.