Toby Young, writing in The Telegraph, says, "you would have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this." I have to agree!
Iain Dale is the owner of Biteback Publishing, the publisher of Damian McBride's controversial poke at the Labour Party, Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin.
Rather than hovering discreetly in the wings whilst a news crew from Channel 5 interviews McBride, Iain Dale completely upstages his author by wrestling a harmless anti-nuclear protestor to the ground so he won't appear in the background! To the sound of the poor man's dog barking, all cameras focus on the unseemly scuffle...and it's that that hits the news!