Quaequam Blog! diagnoses "a severe case of too many chiefs and not enough Indians" in his team and complains of:
a blatant lack of faith in the very product ... they are trying to sell, with a constant refrain in the campaign being that with Ming you don't just get the man, you get a whole team of young thrusting politicos.He also writes:
What I want to see from Campbell's campaign is, well, the candidate. He has a truly inspiring life story, an enviable parliamentary record and credibility coming out of his ears. I don't give a fig about anyone else, they come later. It is high time they started believing in their own candidate and treating him with greater respect.
While Iain Sharpe at Eaten by Missionaries fears that:
he has become used to being treated by interviewers and opponents with the deference that is afforded to elder statesmen.