James Purnell MP - tipped as a future leader of the Labour Party by some - is a man who likes to control his image.
Remember this is the man who had himself airbrushed into a photo:
So I was amused to get an email from his office this morning:
It was recently drawn to my attention that you are using a copyrighted image of James Purnell MP without permission. This violates copyright law. Please remove this image from your blog.
Office of James Purnell MP
It's true: I had. It was here. It's gone. I can't be bothered to fight.
But if you want a definition of pomposity, is this it?