As always, Comment Central's latest exchange between Danny Finkelstein and Philip Collins, Tony Blair's former speechwriter, is a great read. But I figured CoffeeHousers might enjoy this passage in particular.
Daniel Finkelstein: Do people in the Labour get it, in your opinion? At Cabinet level, say, or senior adviser level, do they see what is coming [in the next election]?
Philip Collins: No, I don't think they get it at all. To help them I am going to write the next bit in capital letters. YOU ARE GOING TO GET SLAUGHTERED. Quite.