In his own lugubrious ‘Dr Death’ way UK chief medical adviser Chris Whitty is a capable enough Downing Street press conference performer. He doesn’t flannel away like Boris anyway.
But I don’t know who thought this Covid-19 thirty seconds was ‘best use of the prof.’ Because it certainly isn’t.
There’s a line between protecting the public from themselves and being so bloody overbearing and censorious that people turn off.
This is firmly on the wrong side.
MAA creative scale: intensive care required.