Paxman Out-Patronised

Paxman went from sneer to snivel last night when conservative über-bitch Ann Coulter got the better of him. He started off with his usual aggressive attack question and she took it without flicking an eyelash. After a couple of minutes of left-field questions which bordered on a tirade, Paxman shot himself spectacularly in the foot.
Do you really think there is a liberal-left hegemony in the media he asked. “Why would I think that after the warm welcome you have given me?” If you watch carefully you can just see his tail being withdrawn to between his legs. Priceless.

She was promoting her latest book Godless: The Church of Liberalism which follows on from How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must). She may be loathed by the left but Guido thinks you will agree she looks a lot better on a book cover than our own Melanie Phillips, who is the nearest British equivalent to this ranting wing-nut of a woman. Ann is loved by the American conservative movement, our Mel is considered to be as mad as a hatter even by her allies. Her latest gently considered book Londonistan: How Britain Is Creating a Terror State Within is not decorated with a picture of her in low cut tight leathers.

Guido thinks Mel may be missing a trick here and this is why her book is not top of the charts – can’t be any other reason can it? Mel, think about it...

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