DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Rishi Sunak has nothing to lose by being bold trends now

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Rishi Sunak has nothing to lose by being bold trends now
DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Rishi Sunak has nothing to lose by being bold trends now

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Rishi Sunak has nothing to lose by being bold trends now

As the General Election campaign cranks slowly into gear, is there anyone not breathing a sigh of relief that it will last only another 40 days?

So far, the battle has been marked by unilluminating interviews, dreary sloganeering and yah-boo opening shots.

But today the Mail carries agenda-setting articles from two voices on differing sides of the political spectrum: Boris Johnson and Rachel Reeves.

Mr Johnson, on typically swashbuckling form, tears into Keir Starmer with an eloquence and passion few can match.

He says Sir Keir would be 'the most dangerous and Left-wing prime minister since the 1970s'. And he warns that Labour 'will come for your pensions, your inheritances and your incomes'.

Mr Sunak has restored stability. And after a rain-drenched start to the campaign, the PM is making solid progress

Mr Sunak has restored stability. And after a rain-drenched start to the campaign, the PM is making solid progress

Boris Johnson, on typically swashbuckling form, tears into Keir Starmer with an eloquence and passion few can match.

Boris Johnson, on typically swashbuckling form, tears into Keir Starmer with an eloquence and passion few can match. 

Speaking directly to Mail readers, Rachel Reeves invokes the fiscal discipline of Margaret Thatcher, vowing never to 'play fast and loose' with people's money

Speaking directly to Mail readers, Rachel Reeves invokes the fiscal discipline of Margaret Thatcher, vowing never to 'play fast and loose' with people's money 

Meanwhile the Shadow Chancellor puts more flesh on the bones of Labour's economic policies. Speaking directly to Mail readers, she invokes the fiscal discipline of Margaret Thatcher, vowing never to 'play fast and loose' with people's money.

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Suggesting she wants to lower taxes, Ms Reeves adds: 'I do not believe you can tax and spend your way to growth.'

At first blush, this is music to every Tory's ears. But when the inevitable demands for more money come from the unions, the public sector and Labour's pet interest groups, will she be able to resist?

The undeniable truth facing voters is

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