In all the post-Olympic analysis, I've yet to see any mention of the man to whom, perhaps more than other individual, the games owe their eventual success. I refer of course to Mitt Romney, whose public doubts about whether the UK was up to the job silenced the cynics at a stroke. Who, after all, could countenance being seen to agree with such a douche?
Meanwhile, I gather that his running mate has been doing excellent service in the field of healthcare by talking down the NHS.
Keep up the good work, lads - England hath need of thee!