Whatever the reason, the game was instantly forgettable apart from Wilson's accusation that the Dutchman wasn't above
a bit of cheating.
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had their partisans in the fourth estate; Abraham Lincoln wasn't above
jailing journalists whose devotion to the Union was half-hearted; and Franklin Roosevelt was a master manipulator.
Hillary wasn't above
using beer to build that airfield.
Nonetheless when it came to self- preservation after Diana's death, HM wasn't above
spinning a few platitudes together, praising her as exceptional and gifted and saying we should all learn lessons from her life.
Striker Evans has been restricted by the multimillions by paid by Manchester City, while even the unflappable Wayne Hennessey proved he wasn't above
the axe losing his Wolves place earlier this year.
If he wasn't above
criticism from the Celtic fans what hope is there for anyone else?
The coach also showed he wasn't above
making a change in Game 81 of the season, removing guard Smush Parker from the starting lineup and replacing him with rookie Jordan Farmar.
Luke Jackson scored 18 points, but he wasn't above
admitting to a case of nerves in his first NCAA Tournament game.
The trouble was, he wasn't above
giving out a certain amount of spurious information.
And he wasn't above
having a go at Jonathan Morgan, the Tory AM who said he was becoming disillusioned with the Assembly to the extent that he might want to stand for the UK Parliament.
And although he got to his feet after several tries and did remain in the game, Lo Duca wasn't above
admitting he was terrified.
It was the first time in a long time that my pulse rate in the fourth quarter wasn't above
150," he said.