The Tories wanted to talk about leadership and Brexit. But instead May faced a dementia tax U-turn and awkward questions about cuts after the terrorattacks
Voters want leadership and sound economic management. Labour would deliverneither
This is the first election in my life in which I shall vote Conservative. I voted Labour in the last local elections as a sort of last fling at the ballot box. But not this time. This time I’m going to go all the way with TheresaMay.
The polls have caused a lot of panic over the prospect of a hung parliament seeing Jeremy Corbyn into power. But let’s not forget that if election polling presaged exactly what would happen on voting day, then Britain would have had to live under Prime Minister Neil Kinnock in the 1990s and be now one year into the Milibandadministration.
Coalitions are the new normal…”banging on about Europe” is inherently unpopular…no-one will ever listen to the pollsagain.
It shouldn’t be controversial to say British Muslims have a role to play in defeating Isis. If they are not best equipped to stop more individuals being seduced by this murderous cult, then whois?
This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealtwith.
Sadiq Khan pointed out that terrorism has ‘nothing to do with the true values of Islam’. On the contrary, it is an aberration caused by a range of factors, all of which need to be approached with dispassionatepragmatism
The next Prime Minister will need to have a war-time mentality. The spectre of wealth destruction is stalking ourshores.
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