I don't normally do profanity, but one reader as Comment is Free has submitted such an eloquent explanation of the current economic situation it deserves a wider audience. It can be found here.
Hats off to Bob Doney. He was replying to a discursive Polly Toynbee apologia for the Labour Party, which came as close as possible to, if not actually throwing in the towel, then picking it up and aiming it at the floor.
Face it Polly, just like your grandfather, you are history.