Weird electoral science

Ken MacLeod outlines an unlikely piece of tactical voting in  The Early Days of a Better Nation.

Because there’s only one possible Prime Minister who can be relied upon
not to involve Britain in another imperialist war: Tony Blair. He can
be relied upon, because no one will ever trust him again.

Meanwhile I’ve been rehearsing again for tonight’s Left Bank spot. Yes, rehearsing. That’s just so as you know  I do take my vocation seriously. So if it is a triumph you can acclaim it as a triumph of discipline; if it disintegrates you can say ‘Well at least he put some effort in; he can’t help it if his equipment has other ideas."