May 1, 2010
Cameron on Top, Must Press for Mandate
Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph
We all know that Gordon Brown and David Cameron made a huge blunder by agreeing, several months ago, to give equal billing to Nick Clegg in the nation's first-ever TV leaders' debates. The Liberal Democrats made the most of their disproportional representation. Our politics altered forever.
But Thursday's final episode proved that the three-part system of debates does tend to correct its own exaggerations. It is, after all, a test by the public, of who should become prime minister. It has been described as a job interview.
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