Cynical political interviews fail to serve citizens

Jeremy Paxman has a face like a horse. This is not, you may be surprised to learn, a gratuitous insult that I have flung to get your attention.

7th May, 2005

Jeremy Paxman has a face like a horse. This is not, you may be surprised to learn, a gratuitous insult that I have flung to get your attention. It is a confession from the BBC's most famous inquisitor himself.

Paxman, in a recent, rare appearance in the interviewee's chair, was asked to explain why he is so often accused of being rude towards those he questions.

He argued that his equine features fuel the idea...

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