From my commentary today in the Telegraph:
Under what is internally rumoured to be an edict from the incoming director-general Tim Davie – untraceable and deniable, needless to say – the Proms chiefs spun on their heels and agreed to let the noxious words of our second and third national anthems to be sung, loud and clear, albeit not by the designated soloist but by salaried members of the BBC Singers, who shall remain anonymous. ‘As we have always made clear,’ declares the BBC, ‘audiences will be free to sing along at home’. Free, presumably, in the sense that Britons never-never-never shall be the word they tried to silence….
Having first taken the fashionable knee to woke causes, the BBC has now united the nation in hilarity at its bumbling incompetence at putting a previously tame rabbit back in the Last Night hutch….
Read on here.