The sharpest tragedy in the Pistorius scandal is the death of a young, intelligent woman - Reeva Steenkamp. Yet, the whole episode also threatens to strike a dagger into last year's Olympic legacy. For all that Pistorius did to prove the irrelevance of disability; he is now the blade runner that malfunctioned.
Thankfully Clark wasn't taken seriously by the people of Kent. He failed to get elected and even Ukip gave him the cold shoulder saying he wouldn't have represented the party if he had been successful. I just hope Clark has learned something from this episode and realised how ill-educated his views are.
On the final day of protests against government contracted ATOS Healthcare and the Department of Work and Pensions, many people have come together to declare their unhappiness at the current proposals around benefits for the disabled.
Given the levels of attention and excitement in the country over the Olympic Games, the Paralympics could easily have been overlooked. Instead it appears to have been embraced with as much enthusiasm as the Olympics. But, with all this, I can't help but wonder what The Games' lasting legacy will be?