While the world enters into another unstable phase with its many dangers and risks, here in Britain we continue to study our own navel intently. The Conservative Party Conference was intended to began well and hopefully avoid the descent into farce.
Instead it has begun with the farce and as it goes on we may stop laughing. Cameron is taking his party into an election where his own failures have stacked the odds against his party with the real risk of a Labour led mixed coalition being in power.
The event is taking place at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham, home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra which has built up a reputation for music making of the highest standard.
Given the current quality of leadership in the government and the decision making and administrative skills they have displayed, perhaps a musical item might be chosen to illustrate their performance in office.
This nine minutes of Youtube you may well know. If you do not it tells it own story simply and effectively. It is the Disney film take on the Sorcerer's Apprentice composed by Dukas from around seventy years ago. It has not lost its impact.
Many of our current politicians, it is said, like to claim they are fans of Wet Wet Wet.