There is something frankly terrifying about Caroline Flint – a woman as hard as her surname, who speaks in prepared phrases (“going forward” was the preference in her Today interview, it seems).

As Richard Young tweeted, “We need a deputy PM, not an HR manager.”

Caroline Flint is now joining the race for deputy Labour leader – but her comments on BBC Radio 4 this morning did not seem to get her bid off to a good start.

Source: Caroline Flint Running For Deputy Labour Leader, Criticised After BBC Radio 4 Interview