If it takes a minister looking a prat on YouTube for voters to notice helpful policies, then all to the good.
Besides, many resent being legally coerced into funding a service whose worldview is completely at odds with their own.
The two-year freeze in the licence fee announced yesterday by the Culture Secretary leaves the question of how to reform the Corporation unresolved.
We should be able to choose whether we support the BBC with our wallets – the economic case for licence fees has evaporated.
I’ve been nervous after last time – but here goes. Plus: Farage is having a dreadful campaign. And why election night TV will never be the same again.
The companies are on solid ground over encryption; their footing is less sure, however, when it comes to pro-terror material on the net.