This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England . . . this sex scandal
Melanie Phillips has the details on the latest
A faithless but repentant wife; a desperate, obsessional [blind] lover; and a stoical and forgiving husband trying to salvage his family. It’s the stuff of cheap fiction. But the revelations about David Blunkett’s private life were ratcheted up yesterday from unseemly soap-opera to high political drama.
For a country that brought us No Sex, Please, We’re British, they certainly manage to keep them coming.