The corrosive mask

“The novelist John Updike once wrote that “Celebrity is a mask that corrodes the face”, and while certain kinds of celebrities – singers, comedians, writers too – get to wear the mask unto death, politicians have it torn from them on losing office, so that all their fleshly corruption is exposed to the cold light of day.”

The Night David Cameron came to visit
by Will Self
Financial Times Magazine April 7

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