Andrew McKie first wrote for The Herald more than 20 years ago, when still an undergraduate. He has since written for many national newspapers and magazines, principally as a leader writer and Obituaries Editor of the Daily Telegraph. He regularly writes on fine art and culture for The Wall Street Journal Europe and frequently reviews, especially literary and science fiction, in The Spectator.
It's all very well to run down the Prime Minister and the Chancellor – what else are they there for, after all? – but it's quite another matter to malign and misrepresent the immortal creations of Dudley D Watkins.