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 first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
These findings compare to a 64 per cent total in June, when Theresa May was still Prime Minister, with a leadership election looming.
In some campaigns, the end result is overwhelmingly likely before a stump has been erected. This is not one of those occasions.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
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.
Plus: Groundhog Day for the NHS. Farage is the dog that hasn’t barked. I will miss Morgan. And: Off to Liverpool.
The Speaker is retiring, so is the Father of the House, but the Prime Minister looks confident of getting several encores.
The Prime Minister reminded the House of his formidable abilities as an electioneer.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
A December election in Northern Ireland could therefore turn, in a manner of speaking, into a referendum on the agreement.
In my view, they’d be mad not to make him a defining feature of their campaign. The party should be running a contrast campaign with ‘Corbyn’s Labour’.
By pursuing an election at the expense of the Withdrawal Bill, Johnson is gambling on hammering Labour amidst the December gloom.
This inconclusive squabble about whether to hold a general election cannot go on.