Lloyd's weighs the presidential contenders.

Backchat was momentarily confused by the latest announcement from Lloyd’s, entitled ‘Lloyd’s appoints new president of North America’.

With the Democrat presidential nomination race finally drawing to a conclusion (Indecision 2008, as one satirical US show describes it), Backchat (for only a second, mind) thought the power of Lloyd’s had escalated to selecting the most powerful man or woman in the world.

Meanwhile, back in the real world...….