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I think Brown is gone.  One way or the other he will either go or be pushed.

Cameron will hang around if only because he's their only hope of forming a government.  Afterwards, I don't think much of his chances.  The bottom line is they had a massive lead only 2 months ago and now they're scrambling to cobble a minority or coalition governing majority.  

While I admit total ignorance about the internals of the Lib/Dems it must be observed Clegg did them proud during the debate.  It's not his fault they couldn't seal the deal.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu May 6th, 2010 at 10:16:25 PM EST
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@Charonqc I've just been talking to a mate of mine... Hugh Bris.... he thinks there could be three leaders resigning tomorrow.... true story!


Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu May 6th, 2010 at 10:40:47 PM EST
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No idea how to evaluate that.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu May 6th, 2010 at 10:46:44 PM EST
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Easy to sack Brown, he "lost" a massive number of seats bequeathed to him by his good mate Blair ... indeed, if the LD are in a position to go into coalition with Labor, it could only be at the cost of Brown stepping down as leader.

Impossible to sack Cameron, he just picked up a massive number of seats.

I'd think the LD's 'd be unlikely to sack Clegg, he's only lost big relative to hopes that were raised after his first few weeks of campaigning.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu May 6th, 2010 at 11:57:40 PM EST
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Not sacking Cameron is fine - he's mediocre enough to repeat this performance if there's a rematch.

The question for Labour is who takes Gordo's place.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri May 7th, 2010 at 12:00:44 AM EST
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