So like, former Minister in his Prime between 1970 and 1974 – one Edward Heath – used to cruise men for sexual gains during his youth in 1859-ish. Oh no sorry, 1955-ish. At which point he was warned against it, lest people didn’t like it. And the general voting public didn’t like it.
‘The late Ted Heath obtained the highest office of state after he was supposedly advised to cease his cottaging activities in the 1950s,’ one Mr Coleman – a member of the London Assembly – doth claim in the New Statesman.
But Coleman, himself of gay, added: ‘In my experience, the only people fascinated as to who does what and to whom are other gay men.
‘The average voter could not care less if their Member of Parliament visits Hampstead Heath at midnight as long as they get the holes in the road mended.’
‘Tis the truth of which he speaks. So shush now, Mr Pope Man.
But what an interesting development, politics-watchers!
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