And, separately, I interview a Prime Minister who doesn’t seem at all brow-beaten or lacking in authority, but instead appears to have recovered her MoJo.
Stephen Glover tells the story of a reporter who sets out to destroy a corrupt MP.
The British media is busy taking revenge on the Prime Minister, while neglecting continental politics.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
The Prime Minister needs to be more self confident with the media.
Labour have combined a huge activist base with clever use of modern media to build a formidable campaigning machine.
An under-informed London media is allowing the province to be cruelly misrepresented. Ulster voices are the only antidote.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Pleasingly, it includes several policies that this site has proposed.
None the less, campaigns are not devised for the entertainment of journalists and websites. They are crafted to win votes. Which this one seems to be doing.
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.
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.
Plus: Where I was when the poll was announced. What I will be doing during the campaign. And: the temptation to seek to stand as a candidate tugs at my sleeve…
The former Chancellor begins his transition from the Commons as an MP to a newspaper as an editor.