Kelvin MacKenzie is in good form in the Independent today in an interview with Andy McSmith.
He says: "I always thought when editing The Sun that the greatest journalistic act I could perform would be actually exposing myself so you'd end up with a headline: 'Sun Editor in three-in-a-bed scandal'. And you'd start with an intro: 'Kelvin MacKenzie wept with shame last night as it was revealed...' "
MacKenzie adds: "I think the idea that editors are in some way part of the establishment is just plain wrong. . .The idea that the Prime Minister would ask you what you thought about something is truly, truly absurd."
He also reveals that the invitation for a party celebrating his 50th year in journalism ( in three years time) will read: "50 Years of Bringing the Game into Disrepute."