Listening to 5 Live and watching the 24 hour news channels it's interesting to note that they are struggling to fill their programmes with anything new on the ongoing terrorist crisis. Instead they are trying to interpret snippets of information and rolling out retired 'experts' to give their views. Many of these people are questioning the tactics of the security forces at a time when it appears that they have scored a notable triumph over the terrorist threat. Obviously there is a huge amount of broadcasting time to fill, but I sometimes wonder whether less isn't more in these circumstances.
The other thing is that we're already getting siren voices criticising the security services. Hang on, criticise them when they deserve it, but it's a bit early to do that when it appears they have done their job very well.
Let's remember, if it is true that ten planes might have been blown up, then upwards of 3,000 people could have been murdered.
I am starting to wonder who the 21 people are who have been arrested. If they are British born our country has some serious questions to face.
As I type this I am listening to Simon Hughes on 5 Live. I have never heard him talk so much sense. Good on him.
Depending on how the rest of the day pans out, I think it will be inevitable for Parliament to be recalled next week for two days - one day to debate the Middle East and one day to debate what has happened today. Sorry for the ramble. Back to work!