The Prime Minister has shown a moderation of which his critics did not believe him capable.
Yesterday’s Downing Street briefing and the plight of the Brexit talks suggest that he will ultimately settle for extension. That could be fatal – not least for him.
If they want a more old-fashioned product, they may go for Lindsay Hoyle. If someone more like the present incumbent, for Harriet Harman.
Their real aim is to overturn the referendum result, wreck Brexit and destroy the Government we actually have.