Nobody in politics is even trying to pretend otherwise.
Parliament is going on a long break and the election campaign is on, full blast.
Some who don’t watch politics daily are surprised to learn that the House of Commons will not sit again before the election on October 19th, four months away.
Depending on the election result, in fact, Parliament may not meet again until 2016.
If the Conservatives get the largest number of seats, but not a majority, they may be tempted to rag the puck for a while, in the hope of discouraging any move by the other parties to unite and form an alternative government.
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