Even political editors get the blues

And the BBC’s Mark Devenport seems to be developing a mess o’them right now. He is, like everyone else, “getting tired pondering the interminable: ‘Will they, won’t they?’ question”, and raises a few points that some of us have been banging on about for quite a while – “I am beginning to wonder whether we are missing the wood for the trees”, pointing to the guaranteed exposure for party political electioneering – whether a deal is done, or not.