“All my predictions of horrible things come true, and nobody does anything about any of them. The BBC have discovered that there are now quite a lot of grannies in this country in their 30s.
“They were predictable many years ago, when it was still just possible for mainstream politicians to attack the mad subsidies given to unmarried mothers, which have, of course, led to there being more and more and more of them.
“Now those politicians would be torn to pieces in seconds, with the Useless Tories among those doing the denouncing, accusing them of being unkind to unmarried mothers, of whom it is now compulsory to say – if you don’t wish to be excluded from civilised society – that ‘most of them do a good job in very difficult circumstances.'”