The mirth of a nation

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We are supposed to rise above it. I refer to what lofty folk call the tittle-tattle of everyday life. That is anything involving Russian oligarchs, Corfu, private yachts, donations to political parties and men with names like Osborne and Mandelson. The high minded may indeed be appalled at such trivia. But what is wrong with having fun? It would seem that some sectors of the media and especially the state broadcaster, otherwise known as the BBC, are really enjoying themselves, so where's the harm in it?

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