It isn’t one nation. That’s why it isn’t and shouldn’t be a one-party state. But, looking at the policies of all three major parties, you could be forgiven for thinking that we do have only one party, all the uglier for having three heads.Meanwhile the Observer, the comfort-Sunday of the LibDem cafe klatch classes, publishes the results of its latest 'Opinium/Observer' poll. The entire column is given over to Boris' effect on Dave's support, in the hope no doubt that the readership will not notice the tiny 'State of the Parties' box squeezed into the bottom corner of the graphic. For the discomfort of any LibDems, it's reproduced below
I suspect that not until the Conservatives and 'Other' are head-to-head on 25% each will the media wing of the political class deign to write about the real story here.