Writing a wrong
Baroness Deech, House of Lords
Not good to talk ill of the dead. But early on in my journalistic career I was told that all rules were made to be broken. And it was right to break that one where Gerald Kaufman was concerned. He was not just an antisemitic egoist, he was a thoroughly unpleasant man.
I discovered that when I was young and asked by the JC to cover a meeting at Welwyn Garden City, to be addressed by the Prime Minister Harold Wilson’s principal adviser, a certain Gerald Kaufman. I not only accepted the commission but also agreed to drive the speaker