David Cameron’s 3 Goals For The Last Leaders Debate
When the Leaders Debate ends tonight David Cameron must leave viewers with 3 key thoughts:
1. The European economies are in trouble and it is not the time for a weak coaltion government
2. Mrs Duffy was right about immigration and that only the Conservatives have a viable solution to the problem
3. No Conservative MP’s will keep Brown and Labour in power, while Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems wont tell you what they will do
The final leaders debate takes place tonight at Birmingham University hosted on this occasion by the BBC.
It is likely to be the most charged of the debates with Gordon Browns silent and terrible ghost in the room being Bigotgate, so dont expect any election anecdotes from Brown about a woman in Rochdale.
Brown will grin and gurn in his now familiar creepy way and die slowly and horribly on camera, under pressure will he recite tractor lists and lose his temper? Lets hope so.
Clegg and the Lib Dems are particularly vulnerable on all 3 points.
Clegg is the supreme europhile and did very nicely on his house sale, courtesy of the British taxpayer when he left Europe to become a Lib Dem MP. Dragging further into Europe as the whole house of cards comes tumbling down is not for the good of the country.
It’s an absolute cert that Clegg wont want to talk about this:
Some MEPs are quivering with pleasure at the harm these rules will do to Britain’s economy (they are harming the financial sectors of their own countries, too, of course, but it is London that will suffer the worst). Even those who have no such motive are all for more regulation. Indeed, the only support we have had – other than our allies in the ECR, obviously – has come from the Liberal group which, by EU standards, is relatively free-market. The two big corporatist blocs – the Socialists and the European People’s Party – voted, as they invariably do, for maximum intervention. If you’re still wondering why the Conservatives broke with the palaeo-federalist EPP, by the way, you have your answer. Hat Tip Daniel Hannan
Clegg wants to give nearly 1 million illegal immigrants an amesty, that wont sit well with people like Mrs Duffy and a large swathe of voters for whom immigration is the second most pressing problem, after the economy.
The Lib Dems after nearly 100 years in the political wilderness are desperate for power at any price, a price that will be paid by everybody should we end up with a weak coalition government where people’s personal political ambitons are played out at the expense of the country.