But for now, it's impossible to let this BBC article pass without brief comment.
Plans for minimum pricing on alcohol in England and Wales may be dropped because Conservative ministers are split over the proposals.
David Cameron supports minimum alcohol pricing and the government has been consulting on a price of 45p per unit.
BBC political correspondent Louise Stewart says several cabinet ministers, including Theresa May, Michael Gove and Andrew Lansley, do not back the plans.
Sky Sources: Government to shelve plans for minimum alcohol pricing
— Sky News Newsdesk (@SkyNewsBreak) March 12, 2013
It's significant that Theresa May has been mentioned for the first time as a dissenter. Remember that this is a Home Office initiative and - considering May is the Home Secretary - she announced the consultation back in November.
If even she is getting cold feet - and the health lobby's greatest friend Nanny Beeb is reporting so - it looks like this really could be the beginning of the end for the stupid idea after rumoured reports from other sources.
Perhaps MPs finally looked at each other in a rare moment of clarity and asked a bog standard, common sense question which they should have thought of before wasting everyone's fucking time.
Charge your glasses, Ladies and Gents, and raise a toast - along with the thousands flooding Twitter with jubilant messages - to a brief respite from government harassment.
Unless you're Scottish, of course, in which case you've got a few more months before the EU tells provincial Holyrood dickheads that their misplaced smug idiocy is illegal.