By banning migrants from claiming benefits for three months, the PM simply reinforces the myth that immigration is an ill.
Miliband is running out of time to inspire people with more than just a feeling that he has noticed how expensive life has become.
Rather than following Osborne and denying that living standards are falling, Cameron sought to hold the last Labour government responsible.
Just as Gordon Brown was outplayed by Cameron during the expenses scandal, so the PM risks suffering the same fate now.
Andy Coulson warned the PM that the perception that the Tories frown upon single parents was "electoral halitosis".
The top 1% of earners now pay 30% of all income tax because they're earning more. And the poorest still pay the largest overall share.
The Labour leader accused the Tories of an "intellectual collapse" after their U-turn on payday loans but as Cameron knows, the wise Conservative travels light.
In a non-denial denial, a Downing Street spokesman merely says "we do not recognise this at all".
A poorly-judged tweet from Tony McNulty and the misdeeds of the Reverend Flowers meant Cameron ended Miliband's winning streak.
Before the election, Cameron said it was "a disgrace that Gordon Brown has been trying to frighten people about this", but 579 of the childrens' centres have since closed.