Opponents of the alternative voting system gained a vital boost yesterday as an aspiring model-cum-nursery-nurse became the first recorded person in the country to be won over to the first-past-the-post method by their advertising.
A campaign spokesman said 'here's concrete proof that the money was well spent. It's all in the Sun, page three, speech bubble one'. According to the article, Becky, 21, from Croydon, was "persuaded by the "No to AV" posters to stop flirting with proportional representation and back the winning formula". She is also working towards an NVQ in childcare, and "wouldn't mind getting winched by prince Harry some time".
'If only we could find the girl and get her on a platform' the spokesman continued. 'She'd be an asset to our movement. It would be the biggest coup since we persuaded Ian Paisley to join us and say NO for the first time in his political career'.
Opponents to the opponents of AV pointed out that Becky's opinion may have have been "altered during the strict editorial process", a suggestion scorned by the No group. 'Newspapers have their leader columns and op ed pieces for influencing us' they said. 'No, those views must originate with the young lady. Unlike her tits, by the look of things.'
The Yes campaign appeared unthreatened by their rivals' success. 'We're fine with it' said a rep. 'We've got no money, yet in the last two days we've signed up
Churchill the nodding dog, and that girl who was a bit drunk last week - I'm sure she said yes.'