The Corner

Lt-Commander William George Boaks

Harold Stassen, eat your heart out.

“He began his political career in 1951 when he attempted to stand against the Prime Minister in the General Election. Unfortunately he stood for the wrong seat, Walthamstow East rather than Attlee’s Walthamstow West. He then stood as the ADMIRAL candidate – an acronym that stood for “Association of Democratic Monarchists Representing All Women”. He received 174 votes, a startlingly good performance by his later standards. Clearly people were not yet wise to the threat of Boaksism.”

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