We sometimes thought it wouldn’t happen, but the instruction is unambiguous. The voters have responded to the Prime Minister’s call to Get Brexit Done.
Follow all the results, analysis and reactions through the night and into tomorrow morning. As we write, it looks like the best Tory result since the Thatcher era.
Today’s choice is between Marxist extremists and a Conservative Government different from its predecessors only in that it wants to leave the European Union.
All in all, a Conservative win is still the most likely result. But if the YouGov MRP, the Ashcroft dashboard and other polls are accurate, it is less likely than it was.
Unfit for office. But worse even than Corbyn are Labour’s moderates – who are willing to put his anti-Jewish racism into power.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
Or: what would happen to the service once Corbyn ran out of other people’s money – which is needed to fund it.
The two most likely candidates are both Welsh-speaking Brexiteers – but hail from different parts of the principality and differ on devolution.
We placed our trust in Johnson. Whatever happens on Thursday, he has kept faith with us – and with Britain.
A Black, sorry, Red Swan may carry him off. But in less than six months he has rescued the Conservatives, and is on the brink of delivering the referendum mandate.
Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Our survey. A record nine in ten Party members expect Johnson to return to Downing Street as Prime Minister.
P.S: “For frantic boast and foolish word – / Thy mercy on Thy People, Lord!”
At any rate, Corbyn’s supporters will find it hard to argue convincingly that their man did better. And if the polls are right, Labour needed victory more.
What you may have missed about the Conservative Manifesto 5) Johnson has neither forgiven nor forgotten the Supreme Court
He will remember Lady Hale and her swipe over “girly swots”. More pertinently, he will have in mind the court’s constitutionally illterate decision over prorogation.
The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground – and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done.
Our nagging worry is: what about voters who may not want to get Brexit done, but are nonetheless apprehensive about Corbyn and John McDonnell’s tax plans?
Today’s pledge of a swift Tory National Insurance cut is welcome, but more importantly it sets the stage for an attack on Corbyn’s tax grab.