3pm Graeme Archer on CentreRight: "Once we open up the machinery for educational provision, isn’t it highly likely that parents and ethnic/religious communities will seize hold of it, and set up their ‘own’ schools, at an ever-increasing pace? Is it ridiculously pessimistic to fear that this will lead to even less interaction between people from different backgrounds, as surely as night follows day?"
AmericaInTheWorld: "America is a dream. Even to those who it lets down."
CentreRight: Matt Sinclair on Pakistan’s slide
"The London mayor Boris Johnson is proposing to close down Heathrow and replace it with a 24-hour airport in the Thames estuary." – The Sunday Times
Cameron puts debt reduction ahead of tax relief – The Sunday Telegraph
"The George Osborne Supremacy" – Extended portrait in the Mail on Sunday
Tories set for majority of 146
"Gordon Brown is set to lead Labour into an election bloodbath so crushing it could take his party a decade to recover, according to the largest ever poll of marginal seats which predicts a landslide victory for David Cameron." – The Observer
Bolton West is turning away from Ruth Kelly – The Observer
> Last night’s ToryDiary: The biggest marginals poll ever predicts Tory majority of 146
Labour face defeat in Glenrothes
In an unusually worded poll question ICM find Labour set to lose Glenrothes by-election – Mail on Sunday
Jon Cruddas wants 45% top tax rate to fund relief for lower income workers – BBC
Nick Clegg’s new autocue
"Clegg’s autocue consisted of three large screens, left, right and straight ahead in the centre of the hall. To anyone in the audience, they looked black, as if they were switched off. But from the stage, Clegg could see the words of his text, jokes and all, scrolling slowly upwards. Some clever electronic equivalent of those slats on traffic lights that lets them be seen from only one direction, I suppose." – John Rentoul in the Independent on Sunday
Peter Hitchens: The Centre Left media run Britain
"The imposition of the liberal careerist David Cameron on the Tory Party, once Michael Howard had finished being the establishment’s caretaker, was also achieved by the ‘Centre-Left’ media. They adopted Mr Cameron as their candidate and propelled him to victory despite a very poor start to his campaign and an equally poor performance on live TV, later on, up against his more conservative rival, David Davis." – Peter Hitchens in the Mail on Sunday
"The economic success of Britain and America has been exposed as a debt-fuelled illusion" – Norman Lamont in The Sunday Telegraph
David Cameron’s bike helmet on sale for NSPCC – BBC
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