This week pictures emerged in the western press of some young children called Rocco, Lourdes, Mercy and David.
Who are they you ask? Michael Jackson's little children? No, these are the adopted and natural kids of another American superstar - Madonna and they were seen to be having a whale of a time at an amusement arcade in Paris.
A far cry from David and Mercy's life back in Malawi, which has prompted our resident Presidents to ruminate again.
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