(From Press Gazette)
Byline: Jean Morgan
Journalist-turned-would-be-MP Yvonne Ridley, who polled nearly 4,000 votes in the Leicester South by-election, has been stunned to find politics is dirtier than Fleet Street.
The candidate for the Respect Party is already planning to stand in the next General Election if she is selected, but remains staggered by the tactics used by her opponents in Leicester.
?Politics is far dirtier and more backstabbing than what Fleet Street?s finest have to offer,? she told Press Gazette. ?I was quite shocked by that.
Although we are told that politics is a dirty game, I was taken aback by the depths …