First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
As we write, the Conservatives are still set for a win on Thursday, but there is risk of further slippage – unless key voters can be persuaded that Corbyn will crash the car.
I truly believe that this election will finally banish the tribal, class-driven polarisation of workers versus bosses. That rhetoric will be firmly placed in the dustbin of history.
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.
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
It is doubtless bad manners to ask, on day two of his new job, what he will do next. But posing the question and trying to answer it is irresistible.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.
The former fear that it will revive what they believe are business-unfriendly ideas about foreign takeovers and workers on boards.
The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
In her belief in “the good that government can do”, she is quite unique in terms of UK political post-war history.
Above all, don’t neglect the obvious. May is vulnerable to Tory revolts – as the NICs debacle proved. She wants a real working majority.
Arguments for interfering further, or differently, with the pie, therefore, should be based primarily on need rather than on redistribution.
Our current deficit could easily double in a less benign economic climate. Failure to take tough action would be reckless.