"Enterprise tsar?" she mused. "Isn't that taking this inbred royalty thing a bit far?"
"Perhaps they thought that calling him 'minister' might demonstrate religious insensitivity?" suggested Bronstein. "Gordon Brown is already under fire forcrimes against gender, and perhaps he didn't want to add crimes against religion to that?"
"Do you think," she asked Bronstein, that Gordon Brown appointed him because even Peter Mandelson proved unable to shift Alistair Darling from the Treasury, while Sir Alan is very well practised at harrumphing, 'you're fired'?"
"Well, he could have gotten in Anne Robinson if he wanted a ruthless assassin!" chuckled Bronstein.
"On the contrary!" laughed the Cow. "He'd have been out of a job himself if she'd had to bid The Weakest Link goodbye!"