The British press has always had an exaggerated idea of its influence on elections but this year it has become even more strident in its blue blooded support for the Tories. My former newspaper colleague Ivor Gaber, now professor of journalism at Sussex University, has a good article on this at the Guardian:
Tory press roars back into action as Labour threatens David Cameron.
Gaber praises the Financial Times. Writing in the Guardian be probably could not say it but the paper has been more red blooded this time.