Unlikely, yes. But there are some straws in the wind blowing that way. Ruth Dudley Edwards summed up the Tory problem last week, when she suggested that the party when faced with an open goal had no football with which to score. A tidy performance by Treasury spokesman David Laws on the Week in Westminster (just over a quarter way in) on proposed tax rises, and Andrew Rawnsley believes neither of the two main parties have yet worked out how to tackle their multipronged attack.
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