... and on the Beeb, too !
“Habitually, he stutters when he’s very stressed, he plays with his papers, he sort of shuffles them, he touches his hair.
Bringing Peter Mandelson back into play was a very Freudian ‘compulsion to repeat’ … it’s where people subconsciously repeat patterns from their past that are usually very painful patterns or scenarios or situations and I think that if you have someone who has brought a maverick back into Cabinet, someone with whom he has extremely complicated personal history, that’s bordering on self-mutilating behaviour.
He certainly needs self-love, he’s a deeply insecure person and he has quite a great inferiority complex which habitually he has compensated for by overspending, by compulsive spending, often with money that he doesn’t have, so the danger is that we collude with a lot of his dysfunctional behaviour.”
Don't feel quite so bad about the licence fee now ...