I felt depressed that it had taken over 20 years for these grievous mistakes to be rectified. But I think I have described how, with infuriating slowness, politics does sometimes work.
But it is hard to see how he can become leader again in this Parliament, in which so many of his own MPs refused to serve under him.
The author compares politics to a game of snakes and ladders, but demonstrates that it is actually far harder than that.
Hannah White, of the Institute for Government, refers in passing to “the UK’s infamous ‘unwritten’ constitution”. What is “infamous” about it?
By allying itself with trans activists, and trying to terrify its opponents into silence, it has alienated many feminists.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
An excellent book about the Prime Minister has just been published. Unfortunately it is in German.
I have decided to write a second volume of my life of Johnson, who has always been an affront to serious-minded people’s idea of politics.
He is a man of Negative Capability, who cannot be understood by those with a fact-checking mentality, and he admires Trump.
Johnson’s first biographer confesses to feelings of bemusement, even incredulity, at the recent turn of events.
They’ve taken the central political technique of this form of populism — promising to spend other people’s money — and privatised it.
Tied to no faction, former Blair backer turned Corbyn supporter, the shadow Trade Secretary is a law unto himself.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”