How did you feel when you heard 900 refugees had died in the Mediterranean fleeing from war and danger?
People in Thanet felt deeply sad and held a moving vigil on Ramsgate sands.
The man trying to become their MP, Nigel Farage, on the other hand, detected a threat to Civilisation As We Know It.
Because as a result of this appalling tragedy our politicians may pass laws to allowing a few more migrants in.
Speaking at the European parliament the UKIP leader claimed that proposed new asylum laws would enable terrorists to get into Europe, posing a “real and genuine threat” to civilisation.
Meanwhile the people of Thanet, whose votes Farage is courting, planted flowers for the people who died.
Farage didn’t attend.