Friday, February 26, 2010

Then and now, the falling Tory fortunes

There was a palpable air of confidence at the Tory Party conference last autumn. Shadow cabinet ministers were pumped up with such high levels of optimism that they arrogantly thought the next General Election was already in the bag.

However, the mood this weekend is completely different as delegates meet for their spring conference in Brighton.

With just a few weeks to go to polling day, that previously healthy Tory lead has halved to around six per cent, not nearly enough to secure an outright victory. The misplaced triumphalism has gone - to be replaced by nervousness and even quiet desperation

Read more:

An embattled Cameron needs to start telling Britain the truth | Mail Online

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