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#Milibrand: will it pay off for Ed?

The Labour leader has gotten flack after appearing with Britain's wealthiest anticapitalist iconoclast. Was he right to do it?

By Josh Lowe  

Brand, possibly doing an impression of Jeremy Paxman. © Sophie Duval/EMPICS Entertainment

There’s a new most dangerous person in Britain according to the Conservative party, and it isn’t Nicola Sturgeon—it’s Russell Brand, whose house Labour leader Ed Miliband was spotted leaving in the dead of night earlier this week. The Conservatives responded swiftly with David Cameron branding Miliband a “joke” and some right wing commentators even suggesting that a future Prime Minister shouldn’t be watching Brand’s videos, let alone meeting him.…

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