Downtime's mum was fond of saying, with pointed emphasis, "A fool and their money are soon parted".
Which makes one wonder about defence force officials on both sides of the Atlantic. First there's the long-suppressed news (see
Downtime didn't know whether to feel insulted or honoured by the inclusion of investigative journalists among the Ministry of Defence's list of people to defend the realm against.
The comment about us hacks appeared in