Tuesday, 27 April 2010

A conspiracy of silence

The theme for Thursday's final leaders' debate is the economy. If the campaign so far is anything to go by, it will offer meagre pickings. The budget deficit presents the greatest threat to our economic wellbeing in 80 years, yet it has barely featured as a issue. At this perilous moment in our national fortunes, the politicians appear to have taken a collective vow of omerta on the one subject that should obsess them. It means the voters are being asked to make a fundamental choice about the direction of this country blindfolded



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