And the axeing of the Victoria Derbyshire Show suggests that the next Director General must be a transformational one.
His big win marks the end of the EU Ascendancy and the beginning of a new era: that of Britain as a sovereign nation.
The tax burden isn’t a full measure of the size of the state. But it’s arguably the pre-eminent factor and certainly that which most concerns the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
The move back to two party politics of 2017 seems to be repeating itself this time round.
Anyone who still believes that the Labour leader is a suitable Prime Minister should watch this tape.
And: the Conservatives hide their own manifesto away. The LibDems bungle theirs – which Prince Andrew wrecks anyway. Plus: election night line-ups.
Plus: Brexit Derangement Syndrome sufferers have gone fully tonto due to prorogation. And three cheers for Andrew Neil.