Clearly Kendall has spoken the truth that dare not speak its name to labour members - namely that a left wing, anti business, regressive Labour Party who opposed aspiration and failed to inspire - but she will come last. My labour friends, spies and fellow MPs tell me Burnham is toast - in the words of one "he should buy some flip flops he has shifted position so many times". But Cooper is everyone's second choice thereby making her the new favourite. If Corbyn does not get 50% first up then Cooper could win but Corbyn is still my strong favourite to win.
This from Tony Blair yesterday on why Corbyn would be a disaster for Labour:
"The party is walking eyes shut, arms outstretched, over the cliff’s edge to the jagged rocks below. This is not a moment to refrain from disturbing the serenity of the walk on the basis it causes “disunity”. It is a moment for a rugby tackle if that were possible….