In the aftermath of the last General Election, my main criticism of the Conservative Party’s campaign was its failure to hire an experienced, seasoned campaigner to run it. The person I had in mind was Lynton Crosby.
Boy does Nick Clegg have his work cut out. The latest polling from Lord Ashcroft, released at midday, shows the Deputy Prime Minister two points behind Labour in his Sheffield Hallam seat. As Sir Alex Ferguson would put it, this is squeaky bum time.