Re: The bliss is over
He has been described as a wolf in clown's clothing.
I tend to agree. I think he's pretty scary to be honest. Doesn't seem to have any principles to speak of. Other than me, me, me.
By his own admission, during the recent "Who do you think you are" programme, as a journalist, he likes to say things for effect, rather than because he believes they are true. This is his idea of the role of the journalist.
Any respectable journalist should have the desire to communicate the truth underpinning their work, rather than the desire to be controversial and "punchy" (his words not mine).