David cameron is confident, but he tells Benedict Brogan and Andrew Porter that the next election is far from in the bag.
David Cameron is going noticeably grey, which is hardly surprising given the pressures he faces.
He is about to lead his party into battle against a broken enemy on the brink of defeat, yet cannot be sure of victory. The electorate has given up on Gordon Brown, yet refuses to yield to the Tory leader’s embrace. The uncertainty about a man who is so certain about himself must baffle him.
DC didn’t seem baffled last night at West Oxfordshire Conservative Association’s Supper Club. On the contrary, he was energetic, positive and crystal clear about his plans, despite delivering his fourth — I think — speech of the day.