Leaving aside the slight annoyance a true Thatcherite would feel that the lefts' protest has been delivered via a legally constituted monopoly, bound to supply a state owned broadcaster, the right has a lot to cheer in 'Ding-Dong' reaching Number 1.
The relatively high number of ballots cast across all positions sends out quite a message as does RON's strong showing. It's clear that, in 2012/13, awareness of the existence of YUSU has been heightened, but that as a collective, the student body hasn't necessarily liked what they have seen.
The recent revelations about engagement with YUSU decision making clearly shows that the Union has to be bolder if it's to work. Pizza, online streaming, and flip-chart paper, are a paper hat when the emperor has no clothes.