Baldrick’s cunning plan has come unstuck. The one tactical victory that Rishi Sunak’s supporters (outside of CCHQ an endangered species) claimed on his behalf was that his surprise springing of a summer election on the public had put Nigel Farage out of contention. Tee-hee. What a coup! Zombies dancing in the streets may not be a pretty sight, but Downing Street was full of the Tory Undead celebrating their Machiavellian leader’s brilliant initiative.