The five-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister were being looked after by their grandparents because their mother, a recovering drug addict, was not considered capable.
Elton John, 62, now wants to adopt a young child. That's ok then.
Recently, it transpired that the same local authority who gave us the Baby P case was sending out children to be fostered by the family whose son is a convicted terrorist.
So there is equality and there is equality. No, there is no equality as I know it, merely a shift of hegemony.
Where does this come from, this shift from a strand of society that is generally considered to be caring and responsible, to those whose values are not mainstream or desirable? For the answer, you need to look no further than those in Government - for the most part, middle class, privately educated, Oxbridge graduates. They appear to have a sentimental idea about equality which bears no relation to real life, real individuals or the concept of good. It is cynicism, and cynicism turned into social policy, mediated by moral vacuity and an eye on what sounds progressive and vote-catching, meted down from an ivory tower.