Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Shirt Off My Back

In hope its maker will return to his metier, I  endorse a product that has provided perfect satisfaction for two decades.

While no one mistakes Christopher Monckton for a scientist, he has impeccable credentials as a failed politician and journalist -- his 10 Downing internship yielded no Tory office, and never rose higher on the Daily Telegraph masthead than 'Sudoku Edior'. But Google Images has corrected this view by connecting the face of a man who made no sense when asked to explain his views on radiative transfer in 2008,  to two shirts long dormant in my wardrobe .

Although purchased in London in 1996, they went unrecognized as the handiwork of Viscount Monckton of Brenchley until today. They reveal he has been hiding his light under a bushel -- Monckton has a natural talent for haberdashery, a talent his biography should emphasize: