The key point at stake is not what Parliament has a right to do, but what it is wise to do – in the wake of the most emphatic popular vote in modern history.
The ideal is all the more necessary in a polity in which a plurality of just 30-something percent can win you virtually untrammelled power.
With almost 200 votes behind her, she is the only candidate with a chance of steering a coherent Leave plan through a pro-Remain Commons.
It will then be time next weekend to dust ourselves down, and remember what truly unites us all.
In advancing controversial policies without an explanation other than economic return, the party has been left open to claims of acting from greed and elitism.
The contention that foreign policy is the driver of Islamist terror has been comprehensively demolished.
Instead of trying to eradicate all traces of hauteur from his manner, let the Chancellor play up to these.
For the sake of the country, let us disagree politely and respect each others’ sincerity. We must avoid the mistakes of the past.
Our mission to achieve a property owning democracy continues.
Is he a Salisbury or a Baldwin, a Disraeli or a Thatcher?
Authors have less access to papers than their predecessors, and their subjects tend to be less interesting – and are often still alive.
What Osborne delivered was less an exercise in high-minded reform than an ingenious plan to ensure that others join the taxpayer in getting the deficit down.
Honoured today as a forerunner of social justice conservatism, the Tory battler against slavery was a more complex figure.
David Cameron looked admirably chastened. Michael Gove behaved like an octogenarian who is taking great care to avoid nasty accidents.
A review of “A Strange Romance” – Daisy Hay’s account of the marriage of Benjamin and Mary-Anne Disraeli.