Speaking from the Imperial War Museum, David Cameron had said last year that he wanted to see “a commemoration that, like the Diamond Jubilee celebrations this year, says something about who we are as a people. Remembrance must be the hallmark of our commemorations.”
The Prime Minister had promised a “truly national commemoration” to mark 100 years since the outbreak of war in 2014, Armistice Day in 2018, and the dates of major battles in between.
However, the Newsnight presenter was less than impressed with these comments, arguing that “only a moron would ‘celebrate’ war.”
In an interview with the Radio Times, Mr Paxman…
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