Sunday, 4 November 2018

Below the belt



Well, if you missed Andrew Marr v Arron Banks this morning, let's just say it got rather heated. Here it is at its hottest, with Mr Banks taking a very personal pop at the BBC presenter:
AM: This is all getting too complicated. Eight...
AB: Yeah, it will be now because you just want to smear me.
AM: No, I don't want to smear you...
AB: Yeah, you do. 
AM: I want to know, £8 million,  biggest donation in British political history, came from companies involved with you into Leave.EU. Where did the money originally come from? 
AB: Andrew. Andrew. It's not like I'm using a super-injunction to try to hide my affairs here...
AM: Where did the money originally come from?
AB: I'm telling you. It came from a UK company...

2 comments:

  1. Just watched this interview. I'm glad Banks came out of his corner fighting straight away, and stayed fighting.
    Who knows what the truth is, but one thing can be said - if this story just drops of the radar, we can assume Banks is innocent. That's the problem now - some media just puts the boot in early to get the message out then goes silent when the narrative gets shaky.

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  2. Banks was interviewed by Sky News and ITV News on his arrival at Broadcasting House. Once again, EU flags were waved within feet of the interview. I would guess this was on BBC property. We might conclude that this EU flag-waving can only occur with BBC acquiescence if not at their instigation and with their approval.

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