The drive for popular and distinctive policies too often appears secondary to the challenge of proving the party’s relevance to the general public.
Things could have been quite different if Jeremy Corbyn swung more decisively to Remain or if Jo Swinson hadn't been in such a rush to the polls.
Broadcasters snubbing the likes of Nicola Sturgeon and Jo Swinson in favour of head-to-head debates with the two big party leaders just serves to stoke political tensions.
Division among the opposition parties continues to play into Boris Johnson's hands.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.