But there were a couple of moments of levity – though both men agreed that this is no time for it.
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To the astonishment of those who see him as an incorrigible buffoon, the Prime Minister looked and sounded unremittingly sombre.
Needed: a phrase book which captures the boldly meaningless tone of political debate.
The Prime Minister resembles a batsman who is enjoying himself.
Seldom have the politics of magnanimity been used so skilfully to baffle dissent.
The Prime Minister conducted himself like a benevolent monarch.
The SNP’s Westminster leader is asked whether scrapping the nuclear deterrent will be part of their price for putting Corbyn in Downing Street.
WATCH: A fly in the ointment? Blackford says that the EU citizens and 16 year olds should be able to vote.
The Government has pledged to pull the Bill in the event of either of these conditions being put into it.
“The first thing to do is to have that election – let the people have their say, and then move forwards from there.”
The vehement Johnson of last week transformed himself into a master of the soft word that turneth away wrath.
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.
The Labour leader left it to a Tory backbencher to try to defenestrate her.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May is no Trump, no populist, but nor is she much of a parliamentarian
The Prime Minister looked alone at the Despatch Box.
But their deputies look stricken, while the defectors are rejuvenated.