The consequences for the international order have been debated for decades, but, in contrast, little attention has been paid to this area.
If the Cabinet Office won’t help defend democracy, why should ordinary citizens do it? The wrong signal is being sent out.
The local Tory leader says that the police are turning a blind eye to the flouting of electoral law, public subsidies for mosques, and expressions of support for Hitler.
Plus: The CCHQ charm school. Disgraceful Livingstone. Untruthful Clegg. Nasty Russell Brand. Where I’ll be on election night. And: Advice to candidates for the count.