It’s been very apparent to anyone paying attention that there has long been a growing panic at the heart of the Tory General Election campaign. Increasing amounts of fake news from CCHQ, disastrous interviews by the few Conservative figures that Lynton Crosby will allow out and Theresa May’s bizarre tour of empty factories, her inability to meet a real person without wiping her hands and her speeches to bussed-in groups of, oh, literally dozens – all point to a campaign in growing disarray.
Of course, when you make your campaign all about Theresa May because she’s the best option you’ve got, you know you’re in trouble.
But it’s now official.
It has emerged – as reported by the Independent – that the Conservatives have cancelled the planned ‘relaunch’ of their manifesto after this week’s suspension of campaigning.
Here’s how the Indy is reporting it:
Seems nobody can now miss the point – Labour is strong and stable, the Tories are weak and wobbly and the only thing they appear to retain any semblance of competence in is, well, running away.
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