As a young person with little prior experience of Labour Party leadership speeches at conference, I was left rather dazed and confused by Ed Miliband's address to the faithful.
I watched a well-groomed but ultimately gormless, speaker extolling the virtues of Benjamin Disraeli's one nation conservatism. All against a fluorescent blue background too.
This wasn't Boris or Dave speaking. This was the leader of the Labour Party. Ed may as well have told the conference to take down the Red Flag.
Part stand-up routine, part X-Factor audition, part charity appeal, Ed's address was full of pomp and pageantry and void of principle and policy.
I hold great admiration for the Labour Party of Keir Hardie, Clement Attlee, Michael Foot, Tony Benn and Dennis Skinner but I couldn't bring myself to say I support Ed Miliband's Labour Party.
He offered absolutely nothing of any worth or value for young people out looking for work, like myself.
Although I'll more than likely vote Labour in future, it'd be an anti-Tory vote rather than a pro-Ed Miliband vote.
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