The celebrity chef now has such a fattened sense of self-importance that he thinks he has the right to lecture elected politicians.
‘We don’t want bullshit about the big society. We want a strategy to stop Britain being the fifth most unhealthy country in the world. The most unhealthy country in Europe. This is the first generation of kids expected to live not as long as their parents. Tell me, Mr Gove, Mr Lansley, how you plan to change that? Two out of five kids are obese. What is in your arsenal? The fact is, they are doing nothing…’
Sunday’s Observer featured this classic Jamie Oliver recipe: moralistic grandstanding, blatant panicmongering based on dubious ‘facts’ and lecturing not only us poor plebs but various secretaries of state, too. If I were a senior elected politician like Michael Gove or Andrew Lansley, I’d be asking St Jamie a more pertinent question: who the [expletive deleted] are you?