Hat-tip : Biased BBC
Guido’s secret sources (Sky News and BBC News 24), are predicting big moves.
So Guido will be reporting other people’s reporting.
After their best result for a quarter century, the Tories are now favourite at the bookies to be the biggest party at the general election, but such are the quirks of the electoral system it will probably still require the support of the LibDems to form a government. Ideally from the Tory perspective the LibDems limp to the election, undermining the electoral support of Labour oop North and in Scotland. Then an Orange booker takes over the LibDems and sits in a Tory cabinet.
Of course Cameron could lead the greatest revival of a political party in modern history and form a True Blue government, but Guido isn’t betting on it.
Wouldn’t that be fun. They both hate Labour more than each other…
Seems 300 losses is the pivotal figure for Tony. More and he is in trouble, less and they will reshuffle and spin their way for another day.
Cameron’s Conservatives must get 200 gains or he is humiliated, 400 hundred and he is vindicated and “the project” is proven. In between is acceptable. Should be a good night for the LibDems as well.
Can’t find a LibDem or Labour live blogging session. The Guardian wil have to be a proxy for them. PoliticalBetting.Com seems quiet.
Guido will be live drinking and live posting on these three blogs, followed by live sleeping.
England v Germany – Boris puts the boot in.
Some of my warmer critics in the blogsphere assume I write this sort of stuff because I fancy Tony Blair or think he’s going to give me a peerage. Two points here. I steer clear of any intimacy with politicians, it’s not healthy. Blair and I wouldn’t choose to go on holiday together, we’d annoy each other. Personally I wish the little chap read more books and spent less time in the gym. He probably feels just the opposite about me. As for the peerage, they don’t give them to people like me, which is good because we don’t accept them. That said, conventional wisdom has written Blair off as a crook or has-been. The rightwing press, in tandem with the opposition-is-more-fun (and we get lower taxes) left, says so very loudly every day. So I take the opposite view. Of course he’s been a disappointment: that’s life. But he’s still a formidable operator.
Incidentally, the “Sir Michael” line was given to Guido by one of his own colleagues.
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“Under totalitarian rule, no one is protected by law. We will all be the same helpless victims. When a country insists on its lies, it’s time for an artist to bring forth change.”