There was an article in the FT the other week, where Alistair Darling explained that the budget policies unveiled by Osborne and subsequently abandoned, were all ideas he dismissed. I remember he dismissed the caravan tax for fear of Margaret Beckett.

What Stephen Twigg’s comments today tell us, is that not only are the tories still mining that blue sky box, but Labour are too. Toby Young loved Stephen Twiggs idea when it was Tory…

Which is quite worrying. Because we are on the precipice of the crisis caused by THAT politics. And even now, scraping every last dreg from that Blue Sky Box is preferable to addressing the reason our entire elite is in crisis. What is quite worrying is that our political press literally only know how to news this way…

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