I'm often tempted, but usually I resist the urge to comment here on matters foreign. "Foreign" in this context refers to goings on in That England.
Feast your eyes on this charming man. His name is Philip Blond and, according to The Guardian, he's David Cameron's favourite Tory intellectual.
Leaving aside the obvious temptation to describe that category as a contradiction in terms, (OK, I won't do it again), I will make only this comment.
If this man's photograph isn't in the dictionary illustrating the word "oleaginous" then it should be.