"I really like this song," said a work colleague.
"I don't," I said.
"It's Ronan Keating. It's lovely."
"But it's about his dead mum."
"Why didn't you say? I thought it was fucking awful. Now I think it's poignant."
Last night we had the sound turned down on the tv as David Cameron spoke sincerely into the camera for the Conservative Party Broadcast.