Gore Vidal Flips His Lid During BBC NEWS Election Coverage

83-year-old author Gore Vidal scolded BBC presenter David Dimbleby and launched into a spectacular tirade against U.S. Republicans during BBC World News America‘s coverage of last night’s election. WNA anchor Matt Frei and the other panelists were left stifling their giggles as a bemused Dimbleby struggled, in vain, to control his unruly guest. Good stuff.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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