Roger Corbett. These old white males who never die, are constantly promoted and ever willing to defend their privileges in calm, whiskered tones. If this were England, he’d have been made Lord Biggles-Pudding long ago.

There he was on 7.30, exposing with unconscious blitheness the full truth of the reasons why The Gays can’t have marriage. He’d been called up as token Business Leader for the No Case, and appears to have taken his talking points from He deserves full credit for laying bare, finally, what we’re really talking about here. It isn’t Safe Schools.

“Well, first of all, I would like to say that I have many gay friends.” Oh ho, here we go, I thought. Get out the popcorn.