Silly season is starting early this year
Marian Finucane seemed weirdly fixated last Sunday on the €30m (£21m) reportedly spent by "the Brits" on their doomed 2018 World Cup bid.
"Who got that €30m?" she demanded indignantly. "What were they spending all those millions on?"
A panellist tried to explain. "In terms of pitching for a tournament, what you're spending it on, as I understand, is…"