Mick Jagger Correctly Predicted UK Election Results

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According to political adviser Jim Messina, Mick Jagger correctly predicted the results of the UK general election.

Messina who worked as a senior adviser to the Conservative Party recently told Politico Magazine that while at a dinner party with Jagger, he discovered that the The Rolling Stones frontman has a keen interest in UK and US politics. Messina states that Jagger was “one of the savviest political observers I’ve come across”.

Jagger has apparently been a “political junkie” for his whole life with Messina adding, “While he’s on tour he has a lot of down time, which he spends reading, he explained to me, and I learned that he’s become a master observer not only of UK politics but of the American political scene as well (although he’s not an activist and doesn’t take sides).”

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“‘You’re going to win,’ Mick told me at dinner, despite some polls showing my client, Prime Minister David Cameron, was still trailing in the race. ‘Why do you think so?’ I asked. Mick replied that while he wasn’t supporting any candidate himself, ‘the average guy thinks Cameron makes tough decisions and things are getting a bit better. They won’t change from that.’ The opposition [Labour’s Ed Miliband], Jagger explained, was perceived as a retreat to the past. Mick was right, of course.”

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