Quotes of the day 12th April 2018

In memory of the late Bernard Levin

I can still remember large chunks of Bernard Levin articles from around that time well enough to quote from them: besides the article which started with the passage above,

Levin wrote a brilliantly savage piece eviscerating the Apartheid Regime in South Africa over the murder of Steve Biko, and a roll-on-floor-laughing piece parodying the views of a Mr Walker who had been writing to the Guardian ("where else") suggesting that the popularity of the painter John Constable with the middle classes was highly suspect and accusing him of being "firmly  on the side of the ruling classes.

Here is another piece of Levin's writing which was remembered on Twitter yesterday:


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