The electoral pool they are fishing in is shallow - perhaps even non-existent.
The Labour leader has rewarded loyalists and demonstrated Labour's new unity by promoting his former leadership rival.
The leader blamed the focus on his faith, but political opponents said that results doomed the Liberal Democrat leader.
The Tories will remove May once they believe they are strong enough.
His deputy group leader will be Kirsty Blackman.
Theresa May's team did not tell voters why continued austerity was necessary. At a time when the NHS and schools were overstretched, that was a crucial mistake.
The Conservatives lost every demographic but the fastest-growing: the retired. Here's why they're still in big trouble.
Theresa May attracted Leave voters, but lost Remain Tories at the same time.
Labour won't ask, and there is no political incentive for the republicans to do so.
As Brexit softens, the full-fat Remain option could start to look awfully attractive.
First past the post distorts our whole political system. It's time for Labour to join smaller parties in calling for change.