On 25th October 2009, I reckoned:
So, announce an election, and launch a campaign on 25th Jan. ‘Good’ economic news from Q4 gets Gordo off to a (falsely) encouraging start. He’ll be planning as long and tortuous a campaign as possible, because he’ll want maximum opportunities for the Dib Lems and Blue Labour to fuck up. As I’ve said before, Gordo really has nothing to lose.
Today is that day … and on Twatter:
But this is all just talk. Here’s the money:
We can, as IanPJ say, only hope.