Many commentators have been in a state of mild shock, since the crisis began last Friday.
At times like this, it may be best not to get too carried away in the hyperbole of the dramatic moment. But this morning it is hard to find many who are not suffering serious disappointment.
Thanks to the ever excellent Newshound for these two links.
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