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if William Hague was leader?
I think they'd do better
William Hague was made party leader too early.
Interesting William Hague fact: despite what you may think, he is the same height as Tony Blair.
and partly made leader in completely impossible circumstances - given the beating they'd just taken, putting together a credible shadow cabinet and appearing credible to the public must have been an almost impossible sell.
He's impressed me on the whole in recent years. Seems to have genuine conviction and belief in what he says, is excellent in PMQs - even if I don't always agree with his policy - and feels like a heavyweight. That said, I dunno that the wider public would have bought into him as much as they did David Cameron given the same timing and circumstances.
occurs on the basis of ratios. I have not done a systematic evaluation of the comparative dimensions of Hague and Blair's bodies, but if I did I would include perceived height, size of head and distribution of facial features (my pet theory is that forehead size will play a strong role)
I always thought he was a bit of a bottler quitting after losing an election that was always going to be a consolidation job. He could've really built
that already the personality/leader thing had come into play, combined with the assumption that failing to win was down to the leader not the party.