Having watched parts of the debate again this morning (sad, i know, but there you have it), I'm more convinced than I was last night that Cameron came third...Now it's just one debate, even if it was one watched by nearly ten million people, and it won't decide the election. But Cameron repeatedly confused anecdote with data, missed obvious point-scoring opportunities and, most bafflingly of all, didn't even try to sell the better, more interesting parts of the Tory agenda. Where were localism, decentralisation and "empowement" last night? Nowhere.
Judith O'Reilly's insta-poll of partygoers came to the same conclusion.