Quite right too. Yesterday I blogged about how articles about Lib-Lab talks made a welcome change from the constant chatter about a possible Lib-Con coalition. And who was I thinking of most when I wrote that? Step forward Jackie Ashley.
At the end of the day, political betting is nothing more or less than yet another factor we have to weigh up, which in turn is dependent on everything else. One thing I cannot take is the commentariat adopting the higher moral ground. At least punters put their money where their mouth is, something you could never accuse pundits of doing.