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The idea that people will become interested in a race because it is moved to Ascot, or to a Saturday, has a kind of moderniser logic, and I can appreciate that.
Which is another thing any self-respecting political moderniser should be contemplating: banning reality TV unless it is really reality TV involving real events and real people.
In a humiliating blow to Mr Kennedy, rank-and-file members lined up to savage plans to sell off postal services, despite warnings from modernisers it would make the party look ridiculous.
The civil war has centred on the decision to sack two members of Central Office staff, who were seen as key modernisers.
This issue, which looks to be a curtain raiser to a new debate around Section 28, has divided the party, where modernisers have turned on Iain Duncan Smith.
Speaking after the vote at the 115-year-old organisation's annual general meeting in London, brigade secretary and chief executive Sydney Jones said he was pleased that the move by modernisers had been defeated.
Elections saw Cameron modernisers including George Eustice, Simon Kirby, and Penny Mordaunt oust right-wing old guard MPs Peter Bone, Christopher Chope and Philip Hollobone from the executive.
Because what do the modernisers want to do to such a scene?
The new Liberal Democrat leader endorsed a plan to sell off 49% of the Royal Mail, a move which will be seen as a highly symbolic nod to the right-wing modernisers of the party who want it to embrace the market.
The position is this: there are modernisers and traditionalists.
In the first public signs of party divisions, Fiona Hall helped scupper plans by modernisers to take the party in a more Eurosceptic direction ( warning it could directly risk projects to improve the North-East region.
The struggle between the "fundamentalists", the all-out campaigners for a fully independent Scotland, and the modernisers, under leader Alex Salmond, is nothing new.