An election all about the future lets Boris Johnson avoid blame for the present | Andy Beckett

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After nine years of austerity, much of Britain is in a dire state. But we’re not talking enough about whose fault that is

In this acrimonious election, seemingly the one thing everyone can agree on is that Britain’s future is at stake. Yet as a result, so far this election has been too much about the future and not enough about the past and the present. And one party has benefited much more than the others.

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