Any result which sees the election of more than 45 nationalists will raise some awkward questions for May as she forms her new government.
Playing up Nicola Sturgeon to undermine Ed Miliband is a tempting game to play – my enemy’s enemy is my friend – but it is ill-judged, and is playing with fire.
Jim Murphy’s performance. The SNP’s new members. Salmond’s demands. Turnout. And the new devolution proposals.
This is the last chance saloon for the Union – we must make an offer that counts.
Labour’s timidity has left a space for Tory boldness. But will the Commission take it?