He believes his bosses were under “genuine pressure from the top about improving the number of women in daytime” and they thought they could make the network more contemporary. “They made a mistake,” he said.
Mayo, who first heard he would get a co-host from his agent, said there was never a sense that the decision would be reversed if it failed, because “they’d invested too much political capital in the change”.
Nicely worded, Mayo's show and career were indeed politically terminated. They didn't even have the decency to consult him on any changes, he was simply informed that he had to have a woman next to him at Drivetime because that is one of the policies the BBC have in place. It completely flopped, Whiley got tonnes of abuse from the frustrated audiences and Mayo is now gone, like some others.
They've just gone nuts with it and don't care what anyone thinks anymore, the Strategy department see the corporation as a social-engine for the promoting of certain social attitudes and political views and, in typical leftist fashion, they see it as their duty to be so. The Strategy and Education departments at the BBC are firmly under the control of a Blairite minister, internal rumbles of discontent not uncommon anymore.
They're a laugh when they claim their duty to 'represent' society in their workforce, ethnic and gay people are vastly over-represented among them by now. They have race commissioners popping their heads into every room to run a count on people based on the colour of their skin, they walk around with Hug-a-Gay-for-the-Day badges, they all hate Trump and nobody is skeptical about climate change. Brexit,what a drag. They don't represent anything, they are an engine working at full steam to promote the Guardianista social agenda. They know it and don't care what you make of it, very proud and all. The BBC are now politicized by design.
Pitting women against men was the quickest way to get rid of the old fogeys and everyone who doesn't share 'the vision'. A most effective strategy, we know how dividing people into groups and categories can be useful for anyone wishing to rule supreme.
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