Peter Hoskin

You know things are getting really bad for Brown when...

You know things are getting really bad for Brown when...
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...Cabinet ministers would rather be in opposition than in his government.  This from Alice Miles in today's Times:

"Can the country really bear another 14 months of this? Not even ministers are sure they can endure it: one member of the Cabinet told me recently that, despite the hell of being in opposition, he could hardly wait for the election to get away from the misery and directionlessness of the Brown regime: 'Gordon doesn't start from a position of conviction, he just wants to create dividing lines with the Conservatives.'"