James O'Brien Nails Why People Are So Desperate To Destroy The BBC

20 July 2017, 11:43

What do the BBC, the NHS, black cabs and social housing have in common, asks James O'Brien. The answer: investors are angry that they can't make money from them.

Today's newspapers are full of anger about the pay packets of the BBC's stop stars, with many claiming that people like Chris Evans and Gary Lineker don't deserve their huge salaries.

James was asking why people are so angry about their pay when most people are proud of the work of the BBC. And then the penny suddenly dropped.

James O'Brien in the LBC studio
Picture: LBC

He compared it with the NHS and black cabs, two industries that government are meddling with to the anger of the employees.

And the one thing they all have in common: investors can't make any money from them and get angry when other people do manage to do so.

Watch his fascinating monologue above.