It seems that Brian Cowen's coronation is almost complete. All the main players have now fallen into line behind Cowen.
The real contest is now to see who will become Tánaiste; my own feeling is that it will be between Lenihan, Martin and Ahern.
Just as one crook leaves, another one enters, or should that be re-enters? I'm talking about the news that Beverly Cooper-Flynn will re-join the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party on Tuesday.
Now that the heir apparent has received these endorsements we can look forward to the rule of BIFFO.
Taoiseach's question time is certainly going to be interesting from now on!