Just the sort of poisoned chalice endorsement you would covet?
The Zimbabwe president said his country would have better relations with London if the Conservatives got in.
"We have always related better with the British through the Conservatives than Labour," he said. "We have a better chance with David Cameron than with Brown.
"Conservatives are bold, Blair and Brown run away when they see me, but not these fools, they know how to relate to others."