The BBC and the Savile scandal: Expecting a pirouette from a giant sloth

Savile’s knighthood, granted by a Conservative government in 1996, was another manifestation of an elite’s moral cowardice and lack of belief in cultural standards. If knighthoods are to be given to such as Savile, it is time to end the honours system: and this would be so irrespective of his sexual abuse of adolescent girls.

Read the whole piece at Dalrymple’s Hilarious Pessimist blog (h/t Teddy Msigwa)

4 thoughts on “The BBC and the Savile scandal: Expecting a pirouette from a giant sloth

  1. Louise

    “In the 1972 New Year Honours, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE),[60] which he always subsequently appended to his signature”

    British degeneracy on parade?

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  2. Louise

    The rapidity of its decline is somewhat depressing. The BBC was tasked to ‘inform, educate and entertain.’. They seem to focus mainly on the latter.

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