‘His Majesty’ has now arrived.
This is the limousine which will chauffeur him on the ‘Zil’ Lanes to the Olympic Park. This is the hotel he and all his colleagues will be staying at during the Games, all totally free of charge; and this is the Diplomatic Passport he carries, which gives him total immunity from arrest or prosecution from all crimes including murder.
So you can maybe understand my bemusement when, whilst being interviewed, most respectfully of course on the Today Programme, he said the magic line:-
“We work very hard; because after all, we are just ordinary working people”
Update on those ‘ordinary working people’ …Just like these!