ON the other side of the pond we have Trump telling us “I am an innocent man” and in the UK we have Trumpette telling us that the parliamentary committee investigating him is a “witch hunt”.

What we have are two individuals who really do believe the rules do not apply to them. They are so indulged and feted they are impossible to work with/for without coming a cropper.

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Never before has anyone in this country railed against a House of Commons committee investigation but now we have an individual so entitled that he is prepared to do that and prepared to attempt to hurt the government he led by calling a by-election – and by “coincidence” his soppy ex-culture minister who does not know the meaning of the word is doing the same thing.

Have these two posh, entitled louts been comparing notes or is Bannon still pulling strings?

Winifred McCartney