Most satisfying takedown of Toby Young you’ll read this week

It’s always satisfying to read a good takedown of someone, even better when that someone is Toby Young, and this one is a classic of its kind.

It began when Young highlighted a review of this book on Twitter, on a website he occasionally writes for.

And a chap called Matt Lodder thought he’d bring it to the attention of geneticist, author and broadcaster, Adam Rutherford.

And this is what happened next.


And then this happened.

It is, as Matt Lodder said later when he highlighted it on Twitter …


Jay Rayner just killed Toby Young with words and it’s glorious