It was quite a coup. Andy Murray’s victory at Wimbledon, I mean. If Scotland was already independent, Britain would still be waiting for its first Wimbledon champion since 1936. The Scots will get their vote in the end. And if democracy doesn’t give you what you want, there is the other sort of coup. The youth of Egypt delighted the world with their Twitter revolution. The Army did nothing. We saw the power of technology in the hands of fresh-faced democrats. The Muslim Brotherhood did nothing. Let the youngsters take the credit. We’ll take power later through legitimate elections. Mubarak went. The fresh-faced democrats stayed in the Square for months until the Army allowed elections, then took to the Square again until the Army overthrew the party that won them.