He quotes a Labour source as conceding defeat in the vital Ynys Mon by-election a full fortnight before polling day. Devastating news for the candidate Taliesyn Michael, who sports a name far too exotic for some followers of Aneurin Bevan and the Abse-minded.
Here's that damning quote:
A Labour source said: “Plaid are getting rather ahead of themselves. Rhun is likely to win the by-election, but talk of him as a future leader is very premature."