It was Miliband’s chance to shine, and he blew it. The Syria debate needed a strong leader to put forward the case that knee-jerk reactions are illogical, and that actually, this conflict is a bit more complex than sending over a few missiles and heading home for dinner.
What did Ed do? Well, he needs to be clear about that…
If he wasn’t written off before as a terrible leader, he surely has been now. Regardless of your position on Syria, if Miliband were in charge, Assad would be licking his lips right now.
Cameron and Miliband speeches – Miliband (43 mins)