A study published in the British Medical Journal and reported in the Independent concludes that the decline in cognitive skills begins earlier than previously believed. And just to prove that reasoning does indeed begin to decline after forty five David Cameron opens his mouth and proves a point. Still he has said sorry, so anybody with Tourettes can stop feeling offended.
Of course this was bound to happen just two days after a Conservative MP warned his colleagues about dancing on Diane Abbotts political grave.
As one of the guests on Sky's paper review commented last night, we, the public, are usually told at moments like these that we are being diverted from the really important issues by such trivia but what exactly are the really important issues at the moment beyond the apparent media fuelled debate about racism in the UK?