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If I ruled the world: Grayson Perry

My decisions would be arbitrary and impulsive. First off, I’d ban suits

By Grayson Perry   August 2012

I am under no illusions about my fitness to rule. I once appeared on the panel of BBC Question Time and very quickly bumped up against the limits of my own enthusiasm for politics. When David Dimbleby turned to me to ask my opinion on some story of the week, a voice inside my head was screaming, “You know, I really don’t give a damn.” I’d love to be enthusiastic about saving the world but I fear that even as the starving hordes of the developing world were storming a fortified Islington, I would be slumped behind the barricade studying…

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