Monday, June 21, 2010

Alistair Campbell: Scared of fractions

In the Total Politics interview of Alistair Campbell on Iain Dale this evening, comes this introductory exchange
You’ve just published the first volume of your diaries, but about a quarter of this book has already appeared, hasn’t it?
No. 75 per cent is new.
And doesn't that just sum the man up?

An innocuous question results in a denial. And then a reworking of the same fact repackaged to make him seem better. Is he constitionally unable to tell the truth?

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