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The winner of the historic first televised debate involving the leaders of the three main UK political parties seems to depend upon which section of the press or media you consult.
Sky TV, for example, demonstrated their allegiance to the Murdoch empire by declaring David Cameron the winner. The Daily Mirror, on the other hand (no need to explain where their loyalties lie) claimed evidence of TORY FEARS AS DAVID CAMERON FLOUNDERS. Most other observers seem to think that young Mr. Clegg acquitted himself rather well.
My own opinion is that it doesn't really matter who 'wins' at this stage in the election process. One thing, however, is certain and that is that the only thing which prevented Gordon Brown from being declared 'the loser' is that that distinction goes to ITN (and Alastair Stewart, in particular) because they made a complete hash of the whole procedure. Let's hope Sky and the BBC make a better job of it.