The Nu Labour candidate has come in a distant fifth in the Henley by-election and even the BNP polled higher.
There really is something wrong in a country where a lunatic fringe group can do better than the organisation we have charged with running the state. But honestly you sometimes wonder if it is the lunatic fringe who are currently holding the high offices of state, as the government makes a renewed commitment to clamp down on criminal 5-year-olds.
Never mind though. We are advised to cheer up because we are apparently winning the war on terrors... er sorry... war on terrorism.