The polls may be overstating the Opposition; Corbyn may under-perform his national share in key marginals; or the Tories may just be slipping.
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“Throughout the ’80s and the ’90s you spoke at scores of hardline Republican gatherings which backed the IRA and the armed struggle.”
The Labour leader pledged “change at home and abroad” would reduce the threat of terrorism.
Lord Ashcroft: “Sturgeon still keeps banging on about independence”. My general election focus groups from Scotland.
For most of those considering a change of parties, this left one viable option: “I hate to say it, but the Tories.”
There is no foreign policy that could appease the likes of the Manchester terrorists. Islamists damn us if we intervene, and damn us if we don’t.
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Iain Dale: Reducing net immigration to the tens of thousands? It will never happen. And it shouldn’t.
Plus: A diplomatic success for Trump. A Love Actually moment, please, from May. And: has anyone seen Diane Abbott?
“It is an appalling act of violence against people, and it must be totally, unreservedly and completely condemned.”
Iain Duncan Smith: It is better to face the social care crisis head-on than to dump the costs onto our children
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
Tory voters on the Devon coast show no sign of being worried by the manifesto muddle, nor is there a Liberal Democrat revival.
The social care farrago – painful for the Prime Minister, but the election’s fundamentals remain unchanged
She wouldn’t have chosen for it to be this way. But the biggest issues – Brexit and Corbyn – are still the same.
What would WTO mean? 1) Lee Rotherham: It would be a walk to a beach, not a cliff-edge drop to destruction
Unless either the UK or the EU want a trade war, its most likely consequence would be making use of a mass of small deals to achieve sizeable gains.
“I’ve just condemned all those who did bombing on both sides…I don’t quite know the point you’re trying to make here.”
None the less, a fall in the Conservative poll lead is not unhelpful to Downing Street and CCHQ at this stage of the campaign.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.