How to Treat Politicians


Despite the incessant coverage of celebrity gossip, the British media certainly know how to treat their politicians. Journalists operate on the assumption that politicians are guilty until proven innocent, and even then are fair game for a serious bollocking.

Check out this fantastic back and forth between channel 4's Jon Snow and conservative MP Zac Goldsmith over Goldsmith's alleged election funding infraction. Goldsmith attempts to bully Snow, but the veteran anchor isn't having any of it. I can't imagine Wolf Blitzer or anyone on CNN doing this: