There are two whopping great big positives to be taken from the last 24 hours of Jobs-for-Lordsgate:
1. Unity of the party - despite the odd quibble in more rarefied sections of the media and the net, the party has been absolutely unified in rejecting Brown's ludicrous approach. There may have been the odd hesitant "err" in reply to Brown from Entertaining Archie and co. But basically we can be very proud that the party as one rejected Brown's cynical and ludicrous offer.
2. Principles - we have, for many years, been accused of "doing anything for power". Well, we were offered a cabinet seat and several government ministerial posts, and we turned these down because the Labour government is not in accordance with our principles. This is a huge plus-point and we should trumpet it to the world. It is vital we get across why we rejected the government seats.
Hat-tip to Mboy in comments on Political Betting for the second point.