Fondlebum in pot and kettle mode today;
"You will see as the general election approaches in Britain all becoming fair in love, war and propaganda. We've started to see this week, although I must say I think it's started to raise some interesting questions about the Conservatives' and Mr Cameron's own candour," he added."
Now when I was an aviator "the approach" was in referring to coming in to land. An imminent event!
v. ap·proached, ap·proach·ing, ap·proach·es
To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
Sounds about right!