Britain’s best-loved artwork is a Banksy. That’s proof of our stupidity
Image in banner: ‘Instead of portraying a rich human being with mysterious emotions, Banksy gives us a one-dimensional icon.’ Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images
People are stupid. Wait, hear me out. I didn’t say that – although in a time when Donald Trump can get elected US president and a referendum can doom Britain to inglorious isolation, haven’t you occasionally wondered?