‘Bored’ Tom Harris posts dog re-election video

Poppy, left, stars in Tom Harris's latest campaign video. Picture: YouTube
Poppy, left, stars in Tom Harris's latest campaign video. Picture: YouTube
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JUST three weeks ago, Tom Harris posted a video urging constituents in Glasgow South to re-elect him in the general election.

But over the weekend, he posted a video to his YouTube channel in which he admits being ‘bored with politics’.

In a minute-long clip, Harris - who stood in the 2011 Scottish Labour Party leadership election - says: “Four days to go and I don’t know about you, but I’m really bored with politics now.

“So here’s a video of a dog being dragged around on a carpet.”

The clip then cuts to what appears to be Harris playing with a dog and a toy, before a message says ‘Re-elect Poppy’s owner’.

Reaction was, predictably, mixed.

Twitter user @scott_eff said: “That Tom Harris video is an inexhaustible source of joy” while @archie_guevara added: “I don’t mind Tom Harris’s carpet and his dog is quite cute.”

However, SNP MSP Humza Yousaf linked to the video saying: “Want proof Tom Harris given up on Glasgow South? Watch his bizarre campaign vid dragging his dog across carpet.”