Finally, the sheep’s cloth falls completely from the old wolf’s back while, in a more subdued part of the world, institutional disfunction means we worked ourselves up to what could have been a public execution in modern Britain of a little brother. To think we could have invaded a small country instead. Or persuaded a supermodel to capture a warlord. Could we have convinced Linda Evangelista to chop off Tony Blair’s head & prior to that, to persuade him to admit to the cannibalism we all know European leaders are so fond of (whilst discussing tax-evasion techniques, obviously)? Who cares: it’s so much easier to throw bananas, it keeps them quiet, and at least they can still have a bit of fizzy-pop.
(Here’s the title reference for those of you who like completing circles).