I just knew that blog favourite Lewis Goodall would be straight onto the David Starkey story, and he hasn't disappointed:
He's never once tweeted about the no-less-racist remarks of another academic in the spotlight of heavy, public controversy in recent weeks, Priyvamvada Gopal....
....though he did feature in a Twitter thread involving her a couple of years ago, opining:
Leaving aside the rights and wrongs of the Burka, it says a lot about what’s wrong with British society that Boris Johnson’s father and sister have both (with ease) been able to write columns defending him in the Sunday newspapers this morning. And we just think that’s normal.
He's never been shy about expressing an opinion.