As an integral part of his CV, Paxman’s anti-Scottish views are well known. This ludicrous comparison will not be the last piece of nonsense we hear from him in his continuing attempts to belittle
its Parliament and its people. There’s really no need to get upset about it.
Unless you are in Scotland
and are one of those who have been brutally oppressed by that regime. Zimbabwe
Paxman’s talent, if it can be called that, lies in his ability to convince the
that he is worth his job and, no doubt, inflated salary. His confrontational
style may amuse some but it lacks any insight, subtlety or journalistic merit.
His opinionated juvenile crassness, which elicits little information, only
lends itself to confirmation of his boorish bigotry and a delusion of his own
Now, you don’t get shit like that on Newsnight.