The combined attacks by the Lib Dems and Labour are further weakening public support for Gove's project.
Labour knows the state isn’t perfect. But the coalition is giving power to big corporations, not to people.
The inclusion of the party would help to split the left-wing vote and harm Labour and the Lib Dems.
Transforming the right's standing among ethnic groups requires a longer march than is available in the final year of this Parliament.
In Westminster, it is seats that count. And Miliband's party is still best-placed to win the most.
Labour has a 16-point lead over the Tories, with the Lib Dems in fifth place behind Ukip and the Greens.
The Chancellor remains an unashamed neo-conservative and a champion of military intervention.
Michael Gove has centralised power without any kind of mediating local tier between schools and the government.
If Farage chooses to stand, his party could have a genuine chance of winning a Westminster seat for the first time.