Plus: Pakistani-origin men, child abuse gangs – and why political correctness has won out within Labour over common sense and truth.
Rob Halfon: What Littlefinger thinks about ladders. Why he’s wrong. And why Corbyn is wrong about them too.
The Conservative view of opportunity is nearer the truth than the cynicism of a villain in Game of Thrones.
Of course it is not sufficient to condemn violent racism, like that in Charlottesville, because it is unkind. But history teaches us that we must watch for signs of a loss of empathy for others.
This pernicious addiction ruins lives and families. The current rules are insufficient.
Nicky Morgan: You’re welcome to your new Democrat Party. I’m sticking with the Tories – to fight, fight and fight again for moderation.
We will push back internally when ideologues call for sensible Ministers to be sacked because they are trying to act in the national interest over Brexit.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
Iain Dale: I never thought I’d compare an American President to a North Korean dictator. But here I go.
Plus: UKIP goes nuts. And: Chapman’s tweets might lead you to believe that he’s taken some sort of personality-changing drug.
Corbyn surely knows that Chavista populism isn’t the only alternative to a traditionalist, oligarchic right.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
Also: Green MSP hits out at nationalist hardliners; cracks appear in DUP’s gay marriage position; and Northern Irish Labour officers resign over infiltration.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
There is a big political prize to be had for the Conservative Party to improving the rights of millions of property owners and bringing them up to equality
The origin of this toxic US mortgage lending was Bill Clinton’s extension of the Community Redevelopment Act, designed to encourage minority home ownership.
Nadhim Zahawi: Meanwhile, as we fix our gaze on Kim Jong Un and Maduro, China makes veiled threats of war against India
This aggressiveness about disputed territories has become a feature of Chinese foreign policy.
Plus: I’m beating James O’Brien; Labour’s telling silence on Venezuela; and saying farewell to a friend.