There is nothing a politician likes more than being able to associate themselves with good news. So it should have come as no surprise to Westminster-watchers that our party leaders were not reticent in bringing forth their congratulations after the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a future king yesterday.
With absolutely nothing better to do we are delighted to bring you an unnecessary, exaggerated and flippant analysis of their comments. Be warned: Nothing in this article actually matters...
DAVID CAMERON: Red-faced statesmanship
The prime minister, perhaps remembering Tony Blair's royal pronouncements in Downing Street, was not going to be held back from emerging from No 10 to give a clip to the press last night.
"It's wonderful news from St Mary's Paddington and I'm sure right across the country and indeed right across the Commonwealth people will be celebrating and wishing the royal couple well," Cameron begins.
He covers all the bases, as you'd expect from a consummate politicianRead More »from Royal baby: Time for some overblown congratulations analysis