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Old 21st Dec 2016, 10:30
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Originally Posted by charliegolf View Post
In British politics, what usually happens is that the party out front starts to screw up, effectively turning their own ship around and steaming toward the erstwhile sinking opposition. That's how the gap will close- Labour don't need to 'catch up'.
Are you suggesting that all Labour have to do is do nothing and eventually the political tide will turn in their favour?

They have to stop being a laughing stock first.

I’m afraid I’m with ORAC on this one. If the Tory ship does go into reverse, chances are the Labour ship will have sunk beneath the waves by the time the Tories have steamed back that far.

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