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Sir Patrick Moore, proud patriot,
would never have got a job
in the modern BBC

Telegraph [UK], by James Delingpole

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/10/2012 2:53:39 AM

The highest possible compliment you could pay Sir Patrick Moore, who has died full of years and honour, is that he would have never got a job as a science presenter with the modern BBC. First, he was too talented--a veritable renaissance man. Sir Patrick was a handy spin bowler, a talented composer and a virtuoso xylophonist who played a version of "Anarchy in the UK" in front of the Queen at a Royal Variety Performance as well as once duetting with Albert Einstein on the piano. Second, he knew too much about science--real science: in his case astronomy, which

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Sir Patrick was a Ukip supporter.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: altoona, 12/10/2012 6:13:34 AM     (No. 9057265)

The wonderful Delingpole paying tribute to a British icon while performing surgical social criticism. Sir Patrick would approve.

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