13 November 2012


That splendid lion in winter, Conrad Black, has been laying waste to the hyenas of the press, slashing and roaring like a bear at bay, disemboweling all who come too close.

There is a delightful partnership with the Spectator, first a stooge letter to 'Dear Mary' asking the etiquette on inviting the Blacks back into polite salons, second handing him the 3rd November 'Diary' where he comes up with many eminently quotable quotes, among them,

" ... the London media are the lowest mutation of human life I have encountered (except for American prosecutors) ... fetid and narcissistic infestation of self-obsessed, drearily predictable, lazy, recklessly self-exalted wits ...."

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