Just as we find we were even more attached to Queen Elizabeth than we realised, so we find ourselves even more loyal to her successor than we expected.
We need to stand up for the value of Parliament and of spending time there improving and working on legislation.
The Lord Chancellor post could be returned to the Lords – and once again become both a senior judge and a Cabinet member at once.
But David Enrich’s new book does include a lot about how Deutsche Bank lent the President the money needed to look successful.
Historians concentrate on such great men as Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, and ignore the more Trumpian figures who reached the White House.
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
A self-help book for business people terrified of appearing before MPs shows how much more formidable select committees have become.
Part of settling down and marking time, as Roger Scruton would say, is protecting our environment. Doing so is an unchosen obligation upon us.
“We need to give it its own clear funding stream that is then permanently separate. For all its flaws, is almost the only bit of the British state that is genuinely loved.”
My new project takes inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt, who saved American capitalism from itself.