This is how the world ends

And it was such a lovely sunny day too.

The BBC is charting developments hour by hour.

Robin Cook has quit the Government, the little ginger man may be followed by other ministers.

The Attorney General says it’s all legal.

The fascists over at FreeRepublic consider it a good thing that lots of people are going to die.

Democratic Underground have turned their bullshit detectors on.

And no doubt the blogosphere is ablaze with commentary just like this.