Sanctimonious, hypocritical, ridiculously unwilling to admit his own organisation’s failings, the holier than thou Humphrys launched an assault on the Catholic Church this morning on the Today programme.
He claimed the Church was the ‘moral arbiter of the World‘…I thought the BBC had long ago usurped that position and appointed itself the judge and executioner of world affairs.
Humphrys states that the Church’s Message cannot be delivered if the Church is not seen to have absolute moral authority…..and where is the BBC’s ‘moral authority’ to deliver its own message whilst it demonises UKIP, or the Tories or climate change sceptics or any other ‘non-believer’ in the BBC world view?
Humphrys suggested that ‘in a decent organisation the sinners would be exposed and thrown out’ by that organisation….The Church probably did so but Newsnight decided not to report it.
Humphrys said that God wasn’t to blame here..it was the Church hierarchy, the structure itself, they are ‘The Guilty Men’…..Isn’t it somewhat distasteful for Humphrys to hijack that deeply meaningful phrase when it was coined precisely to implicate the same type of people who now inhabit the BBC?
Humphrys said something fundamental must change in the Church…again the same can be said for the BBC….the promotion of its own political and social attitudes must be stopped…the only way to do that is a radical restructuring of the BBC.
If not then perhaps this might be the solution:
Humphrys made one very powerful suggestion….that any other organisation, if it were a lay organisation, would be shut down if it operated in such a cavalier fashion as to its responsibilities.
Not so far.