One more comedian in parliament, will we notice? Good look to him it will give the so called major parties a kick up the arrse, letting them know how far they have become detached from the general public. (He could have my vote if I lived there)
I think Al Murray is just taking the opportunity to satirise the current political situation in the UK. I have heard him talking when he's not in "The Pub Landlord" guise and he came across as being left of centre in his politics.
There has been a gap in the mickey taking electoral candidate market since the passing of Screaming Lord Such despite the efforts of his Monster Raving Loony Party members.