- Published: Monday, 11 July 2011 19:00
- Written by Jonathan Walker
These past few days mark a turning point in Ed Miliband's career as Leader of the Opposition.
Where once he was "red Ed" or "odd Ed", or the man who stabbed his own brother in the back, now he's the voice of the people.
And this is important. When Princess Diana died, Tony Blair spoke for the nation as he paid tribute to "The People's Princess".
He did it again in the days following September 11 - and whatever happened since, we loved him for it at the time.