No change, no chance

The Prime Minister’s advisers will dream of her doing a Liverpool – coming back from three goals down. Notts County look like a more telling comparison.

Anger

Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.

Screwing Scruton

His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.