Right-wing commentator and “cool kid’s philosopher” Ben Shapiro stormed out of a contentious BBC interview on Thursday after accusing the conservative host of being a “leftist” and bragging about how popular he is.
“You purport to be an objective journalist,” Shapiro sniped.
“BBC purports to be an objective, down-the-middle network.
It obviously is not, it never has been.
This caused Neil, chairman of conservative magazine The Spectator, to chuckle and tell his guest, “If you only knew how ridiculous that statement is, you wouldn’t have said it.”.
“You talk about undermining the public discourse,” Shapiro whined.
“Thank you for your time and for showing that anger is not part of American political discourse,” Neil cheekily replied. »