The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
It’s easy, even comforting, to stick a simple narrative onto the election result. But it would be a mistake.
They want change, which doesn’t help Clinton. But they also distrust Trump, which does.
I believe we Conservatives will be able to unite again after the EU referendum. Meanwhile, Labour Labour are seeking to remove the ideologically impure from their party.
The row over the Prime Minister’s remarks about local Associations has been mostly concocted. But the need for Party reform is real. We open a ConHome series.
Plus: Trump v Sanders? Beckett’s report: smell the ostrich dung. And: I have never used poppers.
As Labour’s conference opens, we can’t afford to lose our radical edge.