Was your vote in the EU referendum a vote for yourself, your family, your neighbourhood, your country, Europe, or the world? For the short-term or the long?
Those looking to find what she really stands for may one day get an answer. But the point for the here and now is: she seeks to dominate the mainstream.
We began the election with Labour ahead in the polls in the capital. The Lib Dems are trying to capitalise on the Remain vote. And it’s likely to get nasty.
Nicky Morgan: This election, doorstep reaction – and why we must focus the Brexit conversation on economic security
Most people I’m meeting seem either pro-Leave or resigned to it happening – and believing that Theresa May is best-placed to see it through.
Iain Dale: A succession of Party Chairmen should hang their heads in shame for the secrecy over candidate selection
Plus: Diversity sweeps Essex. Forget the Conservative Party – this is May’s campaign. And: Give Anne Jenkin a peerage. But of course: she already has one.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
Gaining Midlands and Northern seats while losing some Southern Remain-voting bastions to the would be a worthwhile bargain.
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Henry VIII would have coveted the EU’s powers – not these clauses in the Great Repeal Bill
The very last thing the tyrant would have done would be to restore sovereignty to Parliament.
A strong lead in the polls is an opportunity to make difficult decisions about funding health and welfare spending.
Nadhim Zahawi: Labour MPs know that Corbyn is weak on defence, Trident and our enemies. So how on earth can they support him?
Many have already described why he is unfit for the job. Indeed, many have tried to remove him. Their support now is a joke, a delusion, a denial of reality.
Iain Dale: There’s only so far that Labour can fall in the polls. I think we’ve reached that point now.
Plus: May needs Johnson. My election predictions. Strange selection decisions. And: why I decided not to put my name forward for the seat in which I grew up.
Jefferson may have had the better lines, but Hamilton got the big calls right – and now he has the more stirring verses, too.
If the parties support campaigners appropriately, then there will be good to be gained from this election.
Of course taxes will be lower than under Corbyn. The question is whether they’ll be higher than they are now (already high).