Cockburn is no stranger to loss, and he can sympathise. He is nonetheless stumped that Meghan insists everyone should stop talking about her father, since she never does.

Meghan has many talents, no doubt, but it’s indisputable that she has used her dad’s name to peddle influence, launch political attacks, and become a public voice. In fact, Meghan’s insists on bringing up daddy at nearly every political debate. The habit has gotten so out of hand that it has sparked a meme — crafty internet users have created montages of her constant use of the phrase ‘my father‘.