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By Peter Hoskin
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Unsurprisingly,
Labour aren’t letting the absence of a triple-dip hold them back. They’ve released
an online
poster
highlighting the sad truth that this is the slowest economic recovery
in 100 years.

But
CCHQ aren’t holding back either. They’ve done their own insta-version of the Labour
poster, using that ol’ favourite from the Institute for Fiscal Studies: that Ed
Miliband’s Labour (had they followed Alastair Darling’s budgetary plans) would
have borrowed £200 billion more over the course of this Parliament. We’ve
pasted the poster below.

A
bit of web-based rough and tumble? Certainly. But it’s indicative of current
weaknesses for each party: the Tories, growth; and Labour, the public finances.
Ed Miliband’s party may have thought that their howlongwillittakegeorgeosbornetobalancethebooksatthisrate.com
website, in response to Tuesday’s borrowing figures, was very clever. But it
just prompted another question: how long would it take Ed Balls?

Anyway,
here’s the poster:

Poster

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