Well, I’ve got to say that the timing was impeccable on the events in London. I’m not just talking about the syncronized-watches-tight-planning aspect. It’ll be a lot easier for the shrubbery in the White House to impose further restrictions on us for our own good. No doubt they were delighted to be awakened from their slumbers at the G8 summit meetings to find the opportunity to make speeches on their pet topics and bring the walls closer around us.

We’ll know we’ve said something relevant about them when they’re dragging us away.