What does May think she's achieved? In full public gaze she has wrung out of her Cabinet their collective absolute-worst-we-could-possibly-accept-fallback position, delivered it to the other side - who won't agree even to that! And why should they?
There are plenty of *successful politicians* who make it to the top without any understanding of the ways of the world. Corbyn is a pretty extreme example, but there's a rich field to pick from on all sides.
Interesting to see David Davis resigning this morning - he was always a resigner, so no surprises there. Johnson was never what anyone would think of as principled ... and remind me, why has anyone, ever, seen anything in Gove??
I'm guessing the odds on Corbyn in No.10 before Xmas have shortened a bit.
**"It is not a question of who is in favour of the hydrogen bomb, but a question of what is the most effective way of getting the damn thing destroyed. It is the most difficult of all problems facing mankind. But if you carry this resolution and follow out all its implications ... you will send a British Foreign Secretary, whoever he may be, naked into the conference chamber."