To resign ourselves to a return to the economic pathologies of the past, as the Tories do, would be to miss a historic opportunity.
Rather than just needling the PM, the Labour leader should have the made case for reform.
The Labour leader can deride the PM for the naivete he showed in defending Maria Miller and seize the initiative on reform.
Labour leader promises to end a "century of centralisation" by giving city regions major new powers and funding.
Party denies community organiser has been fired and says he will be back in the UK as soon as possible.
A few months of wage rises won't be enough to repair the severed link between growth and earnings for most.
Ed Miliband is a very different leader from Blair and he is leading in an unrecognisably different context. But there are some lessons to be learned from the lawyerly focus Blair displayed in opposition.
While ministers were nowhere to be seen, Caroline Flint was on the Daybreak sofa.
Labour MPs fear going into battle without defences against predictable Tory onslaughts.
To settle his party's nerves, the Labour leader needs another trump card.