As for the rest of us, it's hard to imagine where we were before Andrea was deemed a breakout star of the referendum campaign. Yet we still know so tantalisingly little about her. After all, as a junior minister in Her Majesty's government, Andrea enjoyed the sort of anonymity you'd hope for in one of the better witness protection programmes.
Even the verdicts of her friends tend toward the confusing. "She has steel," blethered Iain Duncan Smith, "but there is a velvet glove of compassion." Oh Iain! God knows I've learned to manage my expectations as far as IDS is concerned. But I would like a secretary of state who understood a basic despot metaphor before he accidentally deployed it.