www.dailymail.co.uk -- Alpha minds in and around Westminster that normally grapple with issues such as the forthcoming election, the sinking pound and the war in Afghanistan, were turned this week towards a ticklish and wholly unexpected political mystery. Which two ministers of Margaret Thatcher's government had gay relations with the writer Christopher Hitchens while at Oxford? Since Hitchens's extraordinary claim emerged this week, the louche figure, now 60, who has been married twice, has fended off all requests for further information. After all - even for a clever polemicist who takes his work very seriously - such a tantalising, if frivolous kiss-and-tell is bound to sell extra copies of his memoir Hitch-22 when it is published in the summer.
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