“Did you threaten to overrule him? Did you threaten to overrule him? Did you threaten to overrule him? Did you threaten to overrule him?”

Given that Michael Howard is set to become new leader of the Tory Party, it’s perhaps appropriate at this point to remind ourselves of the infamous 1997 interview where Jeremy Paxman asked him the same question 14 times over, without getting a straight answer. [RealVideo stream, the funny bit is about 4 minutes in]

As a footnote, Paxo spookily goes on to ask Howard about his then bid for leadership of the party…