Cameron can savour win - but not for long
Published 09/05/2015 | 02:30
One has to go back to the fall of the Iron Lady Mrs Thatcher, or the political tornado that swept Tony Blair into Number 10 Downing Street, to register such a shock in British public life.
Those interested in the spectacle of political blood sport will have been sated by the sight of the heads of three leaders in a bucket. As Nick Clegg, the crushed Lib Dems leader, put it: "It was a cruel night."
The results spell massive disappointment for Labour and disaster for the Liberal Democrats. David Miliband, Mr Clegg and Nigel Farage paid the price of failure.