In 1993, Canada's ruling party went from government to having just two MPs, after scoring just 16% in the general election. After Labour's electoral drubbing in June, could it face a similar fate?
If the Labour Party chooses either Millie Band or Alan Johnson as their leader they might as well not bother.
But not if it is Peter Mandelson - Lord of the Labour Party and First Lord of the Treasury to be!
If only someone would give me the opportunity of explaining my proposed project, called The Obama-isation of Mandelson ....