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One law for the wealthy

November 24, 2016 22:48

Sometimes I wonder what it is you have to do to be considered beyond the pale in this country. I've got Channel 4's coverage of Goodwood racing on in the background while I finish off my book, and who has just popped up as a presenter?

This woman.

Last year, Jodie Kidd was exposed for dealing in cocaine.

She should have been sent to prison. Instead, she's being paid by Channel 4 to front one of their biggest sports broadcasts of the year.

Then again, it seems it's not what you do that counts but how well off you are, as the fate of Eva Rausing and her husband shows:

A fabulously wealthy couple caught with a huge haul of cocaine, crack and heroin are to escape prosecution...Typically, addicts caught with such huge quantities of drugs will face a prison sentence. But at Westminster magistrates

November 24, 2016 22:48

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