Hoodies back 'hug a Tebbit' call
"Dave Cameron's right, Big Norm does need a lot more love in his life," said one hooded youth in Bootle town centre, who had just thrown a potted plant at the manager of the local Dixons store. "I've often felt like giving him a hug."
"Lord Tebbit's not trying to be threatening, he just wants to blend in," said another hooded youth, who may or may not have been an apprentice monk. "People are scared of him when they see him standing on street corners, but really 99% of the time they have no reason to be."
"Hoodies are going to be dogged for years by the slogan 'hug a Tebbit', destroying whatever street cred they are trying to achieve and I already have, but there is something in what they are saying," said Conservative leader David Cameron.
"It's a question of what we do about it – and for me the answer is to exploit it for every last vote."
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