In the light of MP Kerry McCarthy saying that she was misquoted in a sunday newspaper about the call to DNA test every male in the Bristol and surrounding areas here is a quick summary in how such interviews go.
Reporter: Excuse me, I’m from the Daily Mail, could you answer a few questions for me.
Doctor: I suppose so.
Conversation about recent news story relevant to interviewees field of study ensues.
R: Do you think hormone treatment would have an effect?
Dr: Well something would certainly happen, it would take a lot of research and the’re be all the ethical aspects to be considered.
R: So, it wouldn’t be like the Not the Nine O’Clock news sketch about two experts actually agreeing on youth violence… “Chop off” something wasn’t it?
Dr: Yes, Goolies, “Chop off the goolies”. Yes, that was funny wasn’t it.
R: Just one more thing, a bit of background. Do you have any hobbies?
Dr: I entertain at children’s parties. Bit of an act.
R: thank you Dr.
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H/T to anonymous commentator in El Reg.