Iain Duncan Smith has resigned.
No doubt we’ll get another heartless Tory in his place – is there any other kind? – but hopefully the next one won’t take quite so much obvious pleasure in his work.
At least for the next few minutes the world seems a nicer place.
And to add a little spice to the mix it looks like he’s knifed Osborne in the back on his way out with a nice dig at the Treasury.