...sometimes it's just beyond absurdity.
Here we are in Britain with a number of young people stabbed to death by other youngsters this summer, a steadily rising rate of family break-up, large numbers of boys and girls growing up without fathers, our Army committed to two wars neither of which seems likely to end soon or to be achieving anything at all, worryingly low academic standards - and standards of everyday speech and spelling and grammar and general knowledge and communication and social skills - a drugs habit afflicting our youth, plans to abort more and more of the next generation....
...and the headline in today's newspaper?
'Fall in number of women getting top jobs'.
We're supppsed to be sleepless with worry about that, I suppose?