One of the most significant events in the history of the United Kingdom is being played out on the news channels as a sports event.
Trade agreements and sovreignty have replaced the sweeper system versus the flat back four as the discussion of choice for pundits.
And it's a BAD LOOK for elected members of parliament - to be fiddling on phones and generally not paying attention.
ALL the research says that multi tasking is a myth. It is impossible. Texting while driving gets you a fine and points on your licence. Texting while deciding the future of our country seems OK though.