James Forsyth James Forsyth

Get ready for an election where everyone loses (except maybe the Lib Dems)

A surprisingly chipper party conference, and what comes after it

British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and his wife Samantha are pictured after making his keynote speech on the final day of the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, central England, on October 1, 2014. Talk of treason cast a shadow over Britain's Conservative party conference this week, where gossip raged over who might be next to defect to the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP). AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

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