So the DUP is seen again to hold the balance of power, as despite even with the capitulation of Boris Johnson and some of his ERG mates, the PM’s deal is still short on numbers to succeed.
She‘s laid down in front of the bus for nothing if she can’t win over Arlene Foster and company.
And then we have Michel Barnier reportedly saying that in the case of no deal there will be no hard border. Does this not suggest the EU has been negotiating in bad faith by insisting on the dreaded Backstop as the only way to avoid a hard border?
Eight noes last night, and we now have to wait until April Fool’s Day for the next episode in this sorry saga.