“On two of the rare occasions when I was allowed to make the case against dope on the airwaves, I found myself subjected to a stare of pure, undisguised hatred from one BBC presenter, and was angrily harangued after my appearance on a commercial station by a journalist who had been in the studio.
“This, you see, is the thing they truly care about.
“They pretend to be worried about dictatorship in Burma or hunger in Africa or the oppression of women in the Muslim world. But that’s just dinner-party fake concern.
“The real issue for the 1968 generation has always been their right to have fun, however much it costs other people.”