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But why do I care so much, then? Because I'm offended. I'm overweight and these jokes offend me. Why is it okay to make jokes that offend and hurt a large (yes, I read it!) part of our society? It shouldn't be!
Is this really the apogee of British political humour? Jokes about Eric Pickles' weight are cheap, they are easy and worst of all they have been done before, several times.