Friday, 30 April 2010

"I'm sorry, oh, so sorry..."

The ghost of Major past is lurking.

Former British Prime Minister John Major's monumental ransacking of political polls in the final week of campaigning is keeping alive the hopes of Labour Party diehards.

Major defied the settled political wisdom of the time to squeak home with a narrow majority. A softening of the Liberal Democrat's inflated poll figures would help ensure Labour retains the majority of seats, and if Labour finishes no worse than second, the opportunity to form a coalition government will remain.

By his own admission, he's a bit biased, but worth a read: