"We should simply apologise for our existence", said Paul Dacre, the Daily Mail's Editor. "I woke up this morning with a deep sense of shame, and it wasn't for the usual reason. It just dawned on me that the Daily Mail is one of the reasons Britain isn't as Great as it used to be.
Michael Gove wasn't pleased with the Mail's existential angst, saying "if we all start acknowledging our own failings then the plebs will lose all sense of restraint. We urgently need the Emperor to put his new clothes back on so we can get back to the mid 1950s when we were all happy.