Excellent piece by Matt
There have been many stupid, arrogant interventions in the general licence row from ‘our’ side. Jeremy Clarkson, safe in his ability to jet off and go skiing if they ban shooting, decided to encourage people to break the law, which was spectacularly unhelpful. Endless social media fools opined about what must be done. But surely the worst, the vilest, the most arrogant, the most moronic, was the sight of Godfrey Bloom guffling and huffing his way through a two-minute harangue on Facebook.
Bloom, gun slip over his shoulder and wearing a flat cap and wax jacket despite being indoors, demanded to know “Why are jack-in office clerks & urban nancy boys telling us what to do in the countryside?” Nevermind that his reference to ‘minor damage’ showed he clearly did not understand the General licenses. The former fund manager at Mercury Asset Management and Financial Economist cited his expertise as…
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