As Blair begins his slow ride off into the sunset, who else will we be saying goodbye to? Perhaps those journalists who serve no function other than apologists/cheerleaders for Blair? John Rentoul? or Martin Kettle?
And what exactly is the point of Patrick Wintour, once described by a colleague as "so far up Blair's arse..."? Here is a piece of spin from this morning's Guardian:
"Mr Blair wants to bring down the curtain on his time in high office in the place where he began his fight to succeed John Smith and create the New Labour electoral success story."