Racist opposition to immigration, notably in the former East Germany, does not mean reputable opposition is impossible.
The Shadow Climate Change Secretary has not been forgiven by some in the Labour Party for his conduct as its leader.
George Smith, the local Conservative leader, expects to beat Residents for Uttlesford, but faces acutely difficult decisions about how many houses to build.
Schröder and Merkel long insisted Putin was a trustworthy partner, but Germany under Scholz has now been forced to take the side of freedom.
Backing traditional industries is very far from the electoral liability that strategists fear.
Zahawi, the new Education Secretary, should consider whether the bill as it stands is a sticking plaster.
The front-runner to succeed Merkel has perfected the art of making not having a row, indeed not making a decision, sound reasonable.
It’s critical for it to consult with consumers and industry experts before making big decisions.