I hope you all had a good Christmas and may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year!

I read today that Hillary banned all foreign journalists from her “victory” celebrations in Iowa. All the other candidates chatted freely with British journalists and the BBC; but not the Lizard Queen.

Millions of Americans read the British press online every day. Millions also tune in to the BBC World Service and watch BBC America. The British media will play an important part in this presidential election; more than they have ever before. This something she has forgotten.