It’s celebrity generating Brand’s radicalism – not alienation

Am I the only person finding Russell Brand painful at the moment? Involved in the anti-austerity “protests” in Central London on November 5th, his views seem to have taken a sharply radical turn of late. Given his articulate delivery, they sound plausible – of course – but they’re starting to stray into the realms of the ridiculous: undeserving of appearances …