I’m beginning to think that it is.  I’ve asked a variety of Tories here in Blackpool and nearly everyone agrees with me.  There is something not quite right that a governing party can go to the country with years to still to run in the parliament.  What do you think?

8pm PS: I’ve just seen a news report of remarks by Sir Malcolm Rifkind on the fringe.  Sir Malcolm said that an autumn election would be a "constitutional outrage" and The Queen should tell Mr Brown that he can’t have an early election should he take the Jaguar to Buckingham Palace anytime soon!

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