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General Election 2015: don’t let Harriet Harman’s pink bus knock down Labour’s message

The party has important things to say to female voters, there's no need to wrap them up in girlie colours

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Harriet Harman and Gloria de Piero in front of the entirely non-patronising bus. © Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Do you like pink? I certainly don’t—not a single item of my wardrobe is pink. It’s not that I’m making a feminist fashion statement every time I get dressed, it’s just that pink has certain girlish connotations which I would rather avoid.

So, it’s with amusement that I spied the Twitter backlash…

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