Plus: All praise, Lynton Crosby! Breibart – falling apart? The Daily Mail: Chappers out, Shippers back?
The gap between Labour “the party” and Labour, the people who believe communal effort can overcome want, has become far too vast.
Also: General election could take fourth scalp as SDLP leader faces calls to quit; Scottish Greens plan surge; and Welsh call for EU poll to avoid Assembly election.
It can be necessary to kill, in self-defence or war. But to do so after consideration with the potential victim under arrest? It’s an abuse of power.
In 2005, the then 15 members of the European Union agreed to reach a 0.7 per cent aid target by 2015. Apart from us only four EU countries have actually delivered.
Plus: Well done, Tracey Crouch. Please leave Britain, Paul O’Grady. The delightful Matt Hancock. And lefty lies about champagne.
A period of silence from the pollsters would be welcome. And maybe we should consider a period of poll-purdah before a national vote.
Labour could have done better with a different leader and a different strategy. But its error was its usual one: to assume moral superiority
So we are back at the Palace of Varieties with far more MPs than expected – and relatively few casualties.
Also: Knives out for two more Labour leaders – Murphy in Scotland and Jones in Wales.
Free of Liberal Democrat pacifism, a majority Conservative Government can now act in the national interest.
Plus: Scotland is a problem of Labour’s own making. Dan Jarvis’s time has come. Prepare for a UKIP leadership bloodbath. And good riddance to Vince Cable!
Two things to vote against, and one to vote for.
What we’ve done on an EU Public Prosecutor, immigration, Mediterranean refugees, car safety, plastic bags – and exposing Labour’s hypocrisy.
Ryan Bourne: When Clegg claimed over two in five families are vulnerable. And other thoughts on this election campaign
Plus: The OBR isn’t needed to audit manifestos. The SNP’s sleight-of-hand on austerity. A lack of debate on healthcare. And: don’t make promises you can’t keep.