The secret of ‘success’ is schmooze or lose

How nice that you see Seymour Powell as innovative (Comment, DW 24 January). But could you imagine us on this year’s Honours List? “Arise, Sir Leatherclad Mudwrestler of Castrol…”

And you’re right. It’s all to do with how the powers that be receive advice on such matters and who you hobnob with. It’s pretty clear to me that the more you schmooze with the Government johnnies, the more chance you have.

Richard Seymour

Seymour Powell

London W1

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