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“Once we’ve left, we are never coming back – and rest, frankly, is detail. We’re going: we will be gone.”
I’ve been nervous after last time – but here goes. Plus: Farage is having a dreadful campaign. And why election night TV will never be the same again.
How will the election pan out? “Ask Sir John Curtice,” Rees-Mogg tells us. Plus: Bercow’s partiality “was damaging to the position of Speaker”.
“I’ve thought very hard about this: how do I serve the cause of Brexit best?”
The Prime Minister says he has ruled out a pact with any party, for the same reason.
Don’t be so distracted by the actors – and all the talk of deselection and elections – as to miss the drama’s bigger picture.
The SDP analogies are all wrung dry. But nobody has looked at what a more recent insurgency can teach the new outfit.
If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
UKIP’s dominant figure tried and failed to keep his party free of Tommy Robinson’s poison. The worst possible people are taking over at the worst possible time.
We wanted to discover if a substantial underbelly of Tory member opinion believes that Russia isn’t a threat to our security. There isn’t one.
The former ‘People’s Army’ is struggling to survive, and even what’s left of its poll support could be an overstatement.
Plus: Johnson’s EU speech. Turnbull’s sex ban. Horror in America. Change in South Africa. And: order your popcorn for this weekend’s UKIP conference.
Many voters – Leave and Remain – appreciate his spirit of boldness, and want to move on from past divisions, not reopen them. There are opportunities to be grasped.
The lights really are going out all over what’s left of the ‘People’s Army’ – the departure of their communications director leaves them without a single national press officer.
It is a glaring act of mental collectivisation to lump Our Future, Our Choice in with those who think that over 75s should not be allowed to vote.