Washington DC - In what's been described as her very own 'Don't Cry For Me, Argentina' moment Hillary's resignation after four years of running the State Department comes with the sure-fire sweetener of the US's top diplomatic posting to London.
And opens up a much craved aperture for former Obama prima ballerina Rahm Emanuel to kick ass as the President's new Secretary of State.
The news has brought cries of 'OMG! The Clintons Are Coming!' disbelief among the gobsmacked residents of Regent's Park where the American Ambassador's official residency of Winfield House sits among classic Nash-built billionaire hang-out pads.
Tonight they're battening down the hatches ahead of Ambassador Louis B Susman's departure and the Clintons' arrival some time in the New Year.
"Some of us have very mixed feelings," Park resident and retired NATO Brigadier Sir Monty Dambusta VC and Bar commented, "about the last time the former First Couple stayed at the Outer Circle mansion.
"Their blasted pooch - a chocolate labrador called Buddy - ran amok in the Park and interfered with an elderly couple's little ShihTsu.
"Damn thing needed months of psychotherapy and a canine sex change, much like Bill Clinton himself, heheh..."
Meanwhile in Downtown Pyongyang, North Korea the world's most evil military dictatorship welcomed the prospect of Comrade Emanuel's forthcoming visit during which he will officially open the notorious Doomsday Hotel following 25 years of post-construction gagging - er...snagging! - problems.
"Rahm's bound to go down a treat," Our-Man-At-QM-NewsCorpse.com commented this evening, "might need new knee pads and plenty of mouthwash but whaddahell, eh?"
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