In 1789 the mob stormed the Bastille as it was a symbol of oppression. In 2011 the BBC's 'protestors' are fighting the establishment by looting Carphone Warehouse and Curry's.
Notice how they never break into bookshops?
Richard is a former policy wonk, Tory campaigner and Cambridge resident. He is now publishing the postcards sent home by his great grandfather during the first world war on the 100th anniversary of their posting.