Jeremy Corbyn's critics overplayed their hand in the weeks leading up to these elections... but that doesn't mean the bigger questions about his leadership, and Labour's electability, have been resolved.
Labour was always going to lose ground in this week’s elections, but the party’s truly dreadful last week will provide protection for Jeremy Corbyn from the difficult questions those results should have raised.
It took the leaders of all three Westminster parties, and a few from the past, to defeat Alex Salmond -- and because of him Scotland, and the rest of the UK, will be very, very different.
If, as seems likely, Scotland has rejected independence, the debate will range far beyond its borders. David Cameron's already announced plans to make a statement on Friday morning, on the future government of Britain. Not just Scotland - Britain.
The former prime minister is now the de facto leader of the No campaign, pushing Alistair Darling's hesitant, apologetic performances into the shadows. Watching some of Mr Brown's fiery speeches in the last few days, you can't help but wonder how different his time in Downing Street could have been.