Nick Clegg has used his opening speech at the leaders' debates to assure voters he has "learned from his mistakes" - and promised that the Liberal Democrats were the "fair party".
He said he had the "grit and resilience" to balance the books - and do so fairly, without borrowing money the country does not have.
Last night there wasn't one particular knockout blow but the political landscape in Britain does seem to be shifting.
Another day on the election trail and the campaign catchphrase is starting to bite.
Leaders' Debate shows was how our political horizon has suddenly changed as smaller parties did all they could to make themselves heard.