Brilliant as ever. Adam Curtis on the the “English disease” with the real James Bonds.
“They talked the most ridiculous nonsense, and their whole philosophy was ridiculous nonsense.
If some of them were on the tube and saw someone reading the Daily
Mirror they would say – ‘Get after him, that man is dangerous, we must find out where he bought it.’ ” – Edward Heath
“The problem for the MI5 men – stuck in their secret bubble – was that
they just couldn’t believe that their failure was due to them being
useless at their job. Not only had they failed to find any of the
traitors, but operation after operation had ended in failure.” BUGGER