Guy Ritchie – a toff who has made a living from pretending to be a Cockney gangster – has had a Grade I-listed £6m property squatted by a variety of fellow toffs, many of whom are living on hand-outs from Mummy and Daddy. Meanwhile Charlie Gilmour, stepson of the billionaire rock star Dave, has become the gold-standard of student protesters. And the charts are dominated by public school spawn.
Is that why political and cultural discourse in this country has become so limp, so Toytown? Can’t the half-witted chumps just get back to tormenting animals and shagging brother officers’ wives and stop pretending to be real people?