In ‘A Journey: My Political Life’, he quotes the Queen as telling him “You are my 10th Prime Minister. The first was Winston [Churchill]. That was before you were born”.
Meanwhile, in today’s news, anti-war protester Brian Haw was one of two people arrested by police, as they cleared the area in preparation for the Queen’s speech.. The other protester was Barbara Tucker, who was arrested when she pointed out to the police that they didn’t have cause to arrest Brian.
I used to like John Humphrys. I believe that there was a time when he was an truly incisive penetrating journalist. However, I feel he has now simply become pure ego, drunk on his own reputation, and given to interupting and haranguing every other word.
[caption id="attachment_457" align="alignnone" width="585" caption="Times journalist Dominic Kennedy being ejected from BNP press conference."][/caption]