But they are now eyeing hungrily their coalition partners after the latter's decimation in the local elections. And after that, too - thank heavens - pretty much the whole world agrees that where we need to get votes is from the Tories.
So, we have to win seats from the Tories, but they don't have to win them from us.
It's become a kind of bizarre, electoral love triangle.
|Fig. 1: Bizarre Electoral Love Triangle|
- With profuse apologies to New Order. The least I could do was to include the video of their electronica masterpiece on here, which I do below. If you have never heard it (or even if you have), I thoroughly recommend that you click.