The public look to the Government to protect them... They will expect answers to the seemingly continuous threat of random terrorist attack. This is a dangerous time for politicians who are, in their own way, as confused, frightened, defiant and angry as the rest of us.
This is not how the election was supposed to go. Theresa May was meant to be cruising to an overwhelming victory over a man she has consistently derided as useless. Yet here we are, less than a week to go, and the Prime Minister is distinctly rattled.
It is far, far away from every other survey conducted during this campaign. Labour campaigners on the ground in the north and midlands expect to lose seats, not gain them. These numbers simply don't seem credible.