Observe, everyone, as Gordon Brown's client class sucks at the teet of the British taxpayer.
A turning point in Arthurian Legend's attitude to "new" Labour was reading Frank Field's devastating analysis of the insidious effects of this socialist Scot's welfare policies.
Truly, Field damns the Gorgon with faint praise...
I do hope that this isn't a socialist cousin of Mr Eugenides...
"Once back here I got to thinking - 'how do I get out of this?' Perhaps the really haunting spectre is that I would have to turn my back on the lake, and the prospect of the sword." Alan Clark, Diaries - 19th May 1999