But now that the Tories have jumped the gun, and released that poster attacking a Labour policy which isn't actually a Labour policy, they've rather limited that line of questioning. If the death tax comes up, all Brown need do is point to the poster and cry foul play. He can even throw in a few words like
Sure, you could say that it would be more than a bit rich of Brown to moan about misinformation. I'd agree with you. But that's not the point: the point is that he's been given an undeserved footing onto the moral high ground. Coupled with this week's Ashcroft rumblings, you can expect our PM to wax sanctimonious today.