“I won’t suggest that you vote for the Socialist Alliance; I’ll just tell you that I’m voting for it, for some skittish reason of my own.” www.theguardian.com/politics/… That word ‘skittish’ exemplifies Jeremy Hardy’s material—ever likely to skeeter off from the ostensible topic into something more self-revelatory, coffee-spitting hilarious and skewering to the targets of his humour.