I keep seeing commentary about Leveson, saying it was only attracting viewers within a tiny niche political community. I agree, it’s been like watching Narcissus waste away while staring at his own reflection, politicos and journalists unable to look away while their world is paraded as evidence of the severe dysfunction at the heart of politics. To the rest of us it is our first genuine understanding of the culture enthralled…just in time it would seem….

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