Surprise, surprise ...
Julia Gillard has withdrawn from the contest for the leadership of the Australian Labor Party. That'll teach her: next time she'll put apples in the fruit bowl, (except of course that kitchen photo will pursue her forever).
Lenny Ann Low says: "There are times when even the most cynical of us have unavoidable patriotic, lump-in-the-throat moments ... "
But if you want to be cheered up, particularly is you are a sub-editor (copy-editor for Americans), check out The Onion for Someday, I will copy-edit the great American novel.