Bad enough. But the anonymous sources quoted in the article really ought to reconsider their choice of phrasing:
Sources close to the Ombudsman's inquiry said its findings will vindicate Mencap's attack almost totally.Quite!
One said: 'The Ombudsman will issue a damning verdict in most, though not all, of the cases.
'In some cases the NHS's treatment of vulnerable people was quite shocking - a patient effectively being starved to death is indefensible.
'There will be a lot for NHS trusts and politicians to chew over.'
If only poor Mr Ryan had been so lucky…