The chances of anyone being held to proper account are near zero. Nobody has been held to account for Iraq, for Libya, for the banking crisis. Lessons are never learned. Ordinary people do not matter.
Fetishisation of the British state is more important than the lives of its - nominal - citizens.
The corpses must be quickly disposed of - literally and metaphorically.
The image is more important than reality. The spectacle must be isolated from context. Aesthetics trumps ethics.
Let us get back as soon as we can to burying ourselves under the comfort blanket of pseudo-normality.
All of which augurs ill for future crises. Especially the multiple crises under the rubric of 'climate change'.