Sometimes it’s quite fun to go back and look at an old PB thread to see what perceptions were then.
Well the one above is well worth looking at coming as it did more than a month before Brown became PM. HenryG Manson reviewed the runners for the Labour leadership election AFTER Brown. William Hill had then just put up a market.
Interestingly there’s no mention of Andy Burnham or Ed Miliband – though his brother David was, even then, the 2/1 favourite.