Independent MP candidate for Lincoln and regular city centre busker Phil Gray has replied to a letter sent by Conservative candidate Karl McCartney with a provocative taunt of the musical variety.
As reported earlier today, all candidates received correspondence from Mr McCartney warning them that false or misleading statements about investigations into the party’s 2015 general election spending would be met with legal action.
The reminder of defamation laws was seen by rival candidate Phil as an opportunity to put pen to music sheet.
Teasingly suggesting the letter was sent through fear he’d be unseated by the ‘love joy and peace’ promoter, Phil Gray posted a video of his song, complete with lyrics, to his ‘music man’ Facebook page.
“Ha ha ha, he he he, Karl McCartney’s threatening me. All because he’s afraid I’ll be Lincoln city’s next MP.
“I don’t care, I’m not fussed, but keep your eyes wide open for a “Battle Bus”
“Because the tories think that they’re better than us! So make your mind up now, who can you really trust?
“Goodbye Karl, goodbye May. You made your choice for a judgement day. So pack your bags and be on your way. We’re voting love, joy and peace today.”