I’ve always been a fan of Julie Burchill, that’s ALWAYS. For me she’s never put a foot wrong and exists, rather like Mr Clarkson, to prick our liberal concensus and take the righteous piss out of the self righteous.
She is, even now, rock’n’roll to the core, if your definition of rock’n’roll is; upsetting the apple cart, pissing on the establishment and holding a mirror up to pompous prats.
It’s not a matter of ‘everything she says is right’, but it is a matter of applauding the fact that she has the guts to say it. (…)
It was the honesty that did it, a prime component of Punk that people often over-look, shared by Ms Burchill. If you asked a dumb question you got the answer you deserved…