Whether he survives this political storm remains to be seen. But Conservatives won’t win the next election if they continue with their current policies.
The truth matters a lot to how the race shapes up. And there are widely differing estimates.
He is doing well because managerialism and bureaucratic language are not enough.
Plus: Crouch’s revenge. Islam’s departure. Brexit, May’s prospective deal and Labour’s internal agonies. And: Trumpety-Trump as the President claims victory.