Saturday, October 06, 2007
So Who Turned it Round for the Tories?
We know about all the great performances in Blackpool last week, culminating with David Cameron's tour de force, but what we don't know is who, behind the scenes, pulled it all together and upped the game of the Tory media operation? Was it Steve Hilton, was it Andy Coulson or was it both of them? In many ways it's immaterial, but for Tory activists it's comforting to know that it was possible turn round an oil tanker which to many appeared to be heading for the rocks. Make no mistake, if the Tories had had a bad conference, do you really think we'd be sitting here tonight talking about Gordon Brown calling off an election? Of course not.