In response to Laura Perrins: Feminists give men the sack (over the head), paul parmenter wrote:

Why don’t they be honest about it and do what they really want to do: which is to destroy every male-created work of art they can get hold of.

Time to rename this pernicious organisation the National Distrust.

Della Cate wrote:

Just laying aside the sheer silliness of this for a bit, if you go to a house like this you expect to see the contents properly. I would feel cheated if I couldn’t because someone had put a bag over certain parts, especially if it was for ‘political’ reasons! I mean, how daft can you get? I’d complain loudly.

english_pensioner wrote:

I am seriously considering whether it is worth remaining a member of the National Trust.