WATCH: “The artful dodger of Europe” (BBC Newsnight)

WATCH: “The artful dodger of Europe” (BBC Newsnight)

This John Sweeney feature was run on tonight’s BBC Newsnight.

Having dodged the BBC team for days when they were here in December, Joseph Muscat decided to give them an interview, presumably after the PR catastrophe with Tim Sebastian on German TV.

He puts on his best, smooth operator look. But nobody outside his fan-base is impressed by nothing more than artful dodging.