Create new Map Document (*.mxd) using ArcPy

Idea created by graeme on Feb 12, 2013
    New
    Score330
    I know that arcpy.mapping was not designed to author new objects - http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//00s30000006s000000 - but I wish that it had been and would like to see ArcPy enhanced to be able to create a new map document.