by Ben Cohen
When the party in power caused the economic crisis with ideas stolen from the opposition, it is not surprising that voters couldn’t really care less about an election between the two.
Fancy marketing ploys and expensive conferences haven’t worked at all, and despite the Conservatives enormous poll lead, people are not exactly thrilled about the prospect of a Tory government. According to a Guardian/ICM poll:
The autumn conference season left voters
unimpressed. Overall, voters say every conference left them less likely
to support one of the main three parties.
It is a crying shame that the British public are falling (albeit marginally) for David Cameron’s ‘Progressive Conservatism’ nonsense, but Labour under Blair and Brown have let them down so badly it is easy to see why.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.