I think it's time to stop talking about whether we might move into a recessionary environment.
I think it's time to admit we are in that environment.
The thing to talk about now is how we manage the new state we're in. Let's stop pretending other options are available.
Are you listening Mr Osborne? I cannot be alone in wanting to hear your response.
And, come to that, to hearing Labour saying now really is the time for the policies that were described as Corbynomics last summer.