Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to donate the profits from his memoirs to a sports centre for badly injured soldiers. A spokesman said Mr Blair would hand over the reported £4.6m advance payment plus all royalties to honour "their courage and sacrifice".
First, it will officially be unpatriotic not to buy the thing. Twice.
Second, it sets a bugger of a precedent for any other former prime ministers who may or may not currently be writing their memoirs and who may or may not be as cheerfully loaded as the Blairs.