Chris Huhne has become the first Cabinet minister in living memory to be charged with a serious criminal offence after the fall-out from his acrimonious divorce left him facing court, a potential jail sentence and the end of his political career.
Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bloke.
So, is the next bloke at DECC going to reverse all of his idiot policies? That’s what we really want to know.
The start is to reverse that “legally binding” reduction in CO2 by 80%. The second is to dismantle the whole foolish subsidy system, the third to impose a serious and correct level carbon tax. At which point the job is done.