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He's been followed around by a tabloid journalist dressed in a giant chicken suit and today got hit by an egg wielded by a student. I have to say, reading the stories of Iraq's election, that this is kind of reassuring. Cameron did get a good line out of it though:

"Now I know which came first - the chicken not the egg."

Egging has a long tradition in British politics. Harold Wilson got egged in 1970; John Prescott got a egged at "point-blank" range and punched the poor egger.

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