He said that the mainstream parties all told lies, they supported the same wars and the same neo-liberal economics. And he was right. I just wish it hadn't been Gorgeous George who said it.
I really wish that this was the breakthrough everyone on the Left has been waiting for to seriously challenge Labour in their heartlands. But it isn't.
What it is - and there's no point in fudging it - is a victory of opportunist communal politics. Not a step forward but a throw-back to the kind of boss-politics of the US Democratic Party - with whole communities delivered as an ethnic electoral bloc.
I look at Galloway and I see the ghosts of Derek Hatton and Tommy Sheridan at his shoulder. But actually Galloway for all his undeniable charm and guts represents something far worse - the personality cults of Deza and Tommy may have succumbed to vanity and hubris, but they never so shamelessly politically degenerated into opportunism.