Look out Owen Jones, there’s another younger, prettier, chippy, extremely privileged left-winger on the scene. Public schoolboy Jacob Diamond has been on Sky News this afternoon, telling Kay Burley:
“More people are in favour of increasing income tax to solve the problems in society. That is how you fund it, easy.”
As a borderline Marxist student, obviously Jake knows all about the realities of paying tax.
Thankfully, Diamond told Sky that he does not want to be a politician, instead he wants to be a journalist:
In an already tough market and extremely competitive field, life is tough for any aspiring young hack.
Luckily for Jake, he’s the son of broadcaster Anne Diamond and telly executive Mike Hollingsworth.
Which has nothing to do with how he’s able to start his national broadcast career whilst still a student…