By creating a kind of firewall between her take on Brexit and her view of everything else, she has kept her head at a time when too many others are losing theirs.
The Commons urgently needs a Speaker who can begin to restore the damage inflicted on the Commons and the constitution by the present incumbent.
These findings compare to a 64 per cent total in June, when Theresa May was still Prime Minister, with a leadership election looming.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
We’re happy to report that, for the moment and as the election campaign begins, we will be returning to seven-day-a-week publication.
It is perhaps not surprising that a majority of activists believe, however narrowly, that it makes sense to work with another party that wants to leave the EU.
The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
If their Associations are willing – even perhaps if they are not – any of those named can now stand in the forthcoming election as Tory candidates
A December election in Northern Ireland could therefore turn, in a manner of speaking, into a referendum on the agreement.
What will happen in the event of an early general election to the 21 former Conservative MPs who were deprived of the Whip? (Plus Amber Rudd.)
By pursuing an election at the expense of the Withdrawal Bill, Johnson is gambling on hammering Labour amidst the December gloom.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
The reason he has turned the polls round seems to be that voters believe he’s trying to deliver Brexit.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
For all his reverses in the Commons and the courts, the Bill on his deal has gained Second Reading, the Queen’s Speech has passed – and Corbyn is under pressure.