The Council Elections are over now. Our subterfuge was successful and Tony's job has been saved. Time to quietly fade back into the background.
And the quicker the better. A chap called Brendan in Crooked Timber's comment boxes has rumbled us.
"The timing is interesting too. As long as the EMers can persuade people that the major issue of our day is Islamic terrorism and not (as a quick look at the British papers would lead you to believe) the impending disintegration of the Labour party at the council elections, then obviously this helps Blair."