31 DECEMBER 1994, Page 21

Sir: I was amused to read Dominic Law- son's column

in the Daily Telegraph about the Gott Affair. I particularly enjoyed his claim that I am willing to print pieces by any old lunatic off the street, provided that they contain some ridiculous conspiracy theory.

Isn't this a bit rich coming from the edi- tor the The Spectator — the man who pub- lished the 'Jewish cabal' article?

Ian Hislop

Editor, Private Eye, 6 Carlisle Street, London W1