R.F.Wilson writes from London: They say the New York mafia has the strictest code of silence. But recent events have demonstrated that it’s the BBC which has had the toughest arrangement in that area since the 1970s.
No one, it seems, dared utter a word about presenter Jimmy Savile shagging under age girls – in his dressing room, in his car and pretty much at any place that he thought was suitable – for several decades. Yes, not a pip and not a squeak were made, supposedly for fear of retribution. And the funniest thing of all is that now that this whole disgusting story is in the open, with about 20 women coming forward to reveal that they were abused by that thug Savile and his mates, the BBC have suddenly figured out that it would be better to agree to its own inquiry and limit the damage. No one else from the BBC was involved, we are given to understand. Jimmy, it turns out, had managed to frighten the s..t out of the whole Corporation, that’s about 40,000 people, all by himself.
An additional line of defence is provided for the BBC by the weasels who either benefit from it directly, taking part in its shows on the box and on the radio, or its covert allies who are nesting in all sorts of organs of print, pretending to be impartial and even leaning towards fairness and objectivity. The message coming from these creeps is why not let sleeping dogs lie? You know, Jimmy is dead anyway, so what would be the point of investigating all those nasty deeds, especially as they took place ages ago. To this I might say: well, Adolf has been dead for some time as well, and his crimes are history but does it mean that we should stop getting to the truth, you scumbags?)
The biggest worry for the BBC is that people will start to talk about similar and other irregularities, and names of its execs and editors and producers might start popping up. And that would spell disaster for the Corporation that has managed to keep the lid on the goings on behind its doors for so long. And the subject of drug use may come up as well, for some of the big names do look suspiciously hyperactive, even when they are on screen, not to mention the odd look in the eyes of some children’s TV presenters.
The whole point of the damage limitation operation that the BBC and its allies are conducting is to prevent an avalanche of revelation that could bury the whole broadcaster. Something small often snowballs into something big. President Richard Nixon was toppled after a small incident grew into a huge scandal. Enron, the dodgy corporation, fell in a matter of weeks after some irregularities in the books were spotted. The whole bloody Soviet empire fell in a few days, after Mikhail Gorbachev thought that he might pull off a palace coup with relative ease, but it backfired.
So what I am saying here is that the BBC has everything to lose now, including its total immunity and the ability to peddle left-wing propaganda without a care in the world. Expect it to fight to the end and use all sorts of dirty tricks to silence its opponents and even destroy evidence. And considering the code of silence that has always existed at the Corporation, I would not be surprised if someone gets whacked at some point. Lefties are ruthless, you know, when it comes to protecting their interests and their fortunes. And the BBC did allow all sorts of leftie mediocrities to earn loads of money for pretty much doing nothing.
Exciting times ahead.