At the launch of the Lambeth branch of the Corbynite faction, activists, audience members and the Shadow Chancellor made their intentions very clear.
The ideology that now lies at the heart of Labour would be deeply damaging to this country – it must be defeated.
Those prepared to stand up to “arbitrary authority or witless mass opinion” enrich public life, and we should celebrate them.
The Prime Minister raised Tory morale by demonstrating his formidable abilities as a campaigner, and by showing that he will not behave like a Crosby-controlled robot.
Plus: Miliband’s dire speech. My IDS agony. Lip-synching in German while having 100 red balloons poured over my head. And: Where to find me in Birmingham.
The MP also urges that any surviving Cabinet minister who committed child sex abuse must be brought to justice.
If Labour had more MPs as bold as he is, the Tories would find themselves in a very much weaker position.
The Home Secretary’s statement to the Commons assuaged those who were demanding more from the Government. Questions remain, however.
Ed Miliband made more of a mess of the council elections than he made of that bacon sandwich.
Plus: Nigel and the whips. Why Peter Oborne believes that I am Nostradamus. Lord Steel must have heard the Cyril Smith rumours. And: Two Thatchers & Two Queens.