A ComRes poll:

On whether the coalition is good or bad for Britain:

* 44% say good, 21% say bad and 28% say will make no difference

* Again it is last week's Labour voters who are the most negative - 45% of them say it'll be bad, 24% good compared to 65% of Tory voters and 58% of Lib Dems who say good and only 11% and 17% respectively who say bad.

I second every single point in David Brooks' column today. There is an alchemy in this moment that is more than the sum of its parts.

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