That latest blog post of Mark Mardell's characteristically drips with one-sided mockery.
In some quarters, [Philip Hammond] is already castigated for not sticking to a "happy clappy" script.
Sensible people agree Brexit is an economic leap in the dark, destination unknown. But to some, acknowledging this is akin to heresy.
Our leap, they insist, will be on to a rainbow from where we will slide gently to a pot of gold.