On the very day we're all talking about how much it's going to cost to flush the jacks thanks to the implementation of the Water Charges (it's going to cost the average household 240 knicker to start with, in case you've been avoiding the subject, soz), some bright spark from Ajax Drains parked his van - complete with person perched on the throne - outside the Dail.

Sometimes it pays to be caught with yer pants down.