If you think the world is going to hell in a hurry, that society is cracked, fractured and doomed, I have to tell you that you can have your faith in human nature restored by interviewing a few young people. We are taking on two black and whites to complement our existing team this summer, and the teenagers I have been talking to this week have all been bright, polite, intelligent and charming.
That said, with no obvious muppets that can be weeded out, my short list from the interviews now runs to everyone that came to the interviews, but I only have one more job to fill. There is some hard thinking to be done this morning.
Later today, I shall have a new