The very dead, but redoubtable Mr. Wisdom is set for victory. One senior observer commented: 'Increasingly in modern democracies, there is a blurring of the line between genuine candidates and fictitious buffoons. We call this the ‘Boris Johnson’ effect. Voters are inexplicably drawn towards affable clowns rather than their own Machiavellian politicians.
‘There were allegations of vote-rigging by a Mr. Grimsdale and concerns about electing a non-Albanian. But if the UK can be led by reanimated corpses, why can’t we?’.