In response to Gary Oliver: And the winner of the BoJo Inverted Pyramid of Piffle award is . . . , Damaris Tighe wrote:
What has been nagging at me since all this insanity started is the chilling effect the idiotic response to BJ’s column will have, whatever the outcome of the inquiry. It’s difficult to get politicians to speak plainly and authentically as it is. But it will take a courageous politician or public figure now to speak openly and brave the inevitable squealing offence-mongers. They’ve seen what happened to a leading politician and the space for free debate has thus become much smaller.