"Most confusingly for modern politicians, many of the policy prescriptions cross traditional left-right lines. Basic values, attitudes to the positive role of government, social objectives - these still divide among familiar party lines, but on policy cross-dressing is rampant and a feature of modern politics that will stay.
"The era of tribal political leadership is over."
As Fraser says in his column tomorrow, parties that have the momentum behind them are confident enough to cross dress, to poach on the other party’s turf. It will take more than some Mandelson barbs, to put the Tories off trying on the left’s language for size.