Well done BBC

Today, at last, on the Jeremy Vine show, I was allowed to explain how the government should deal with Northern Rock, and set about getting our money back from the ailing mortgage bank. I was also allowed to debate why nationalisation would be too expensive and too risky for taxpayers with Vince Cable.

I trust also it was good radio for them. It was certainly more balanced and more lively than the Today programme’s fawning interviews with the Lib Dems, with no-one allowed to challenge their nostra.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted December 19, 2007 at 5:14 pm | Permalink

    What sort of nationalism? If you mean the British nationalism of Gordon Brown and David Cameron then I quite agree – it’s crippling the poor put upon English taxpayer.

  2. Posted December 20, 2007 at 11:58 am | Permalink

    Heard it, liked it, well done. It is a rare treat to get common sense on the Beeb.

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