I was going to do a post about how "national treasure" seems to be a code for overrated idiot.
However while preparing to take pot shots at smug celebrities like David Attenborough and Stephen Fucking Fry I came across a piece by Nick Cohen on rather more sinister national treasures, Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile.
Well worth reading.
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