So Nigel Farage hates the BBC’s tough questions? What a snowflake

The radical right claims to love free speech and open debate – except when it’s them being challenged.

Last week I found myself in a tent in the Oxfordshire countryside, talking about the art of the political interview. Are they still worth doing? Neither Jeremy Corbyn nor Theresa May are natural raconteurs, the type of interviewee to say something unexpected and intriguing. Other politicians, meanwhile, are full-time character actors. When you interview Jacob Rees-Mogg, surely you’re talking to “Jacob Rees-Mogg”, a method performance that puts Daniel Day-Lewis to shame. 

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source: New Statesman

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