Clarkson, who previously had to apologise to Gordon Brown in February after calling him \”a one-eyed Scottish idiot\”, described him as a \”cunt\” in not-for-broadcast comments during the recording of this week\’s Top Gear programme on Wednesday night.

Isn\’t the BBC supposed to be a reflection of the myriad opinions and communities of Britain? Clarkson was communing there with one of the larger such groups wasn\’t he?

5 thoughts on “And?”

  1. Hear, hear. If Mr. Clarkson felt himself bound to describe our monocular Supremo using, ahem, a widespread but vulgar epithet for a lady’s undercarriage, then surely we should applaud his candour. If ever a mot were juste, this is it.

    By the way, the Hellograph was much more circumspect than the Graun in listing the naughty word in question, while leaving not a single reader in any doubt as to which it actually was.

  2. Kit, I was going to use the phrase “Richard Murphy” but I felt it somewhat boorish to dishonour the Temple of Aphrodite with such a vile appellation.

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