Harold Pinter has stopped writing plays. But he hasn't stopped writing poems. I think that's a shame; as witness the poem reproduced within the report itself. Sort of:
Your poem is in the newspaper.Anyway, it's also Pinter's intention to devote his skills to making political speeches:
Your poem isn't too good... etc.
I'm using a lot of energy more specifically about political states of affairs, which I think are very, very worrying as things stand.Hmmm. 'More specifically... political states of affairs... very worrying as things stand'. He will now be able to favour us with marvels of rather greater precision, perhaps. Like this:
There is only one comparison [for the US]: Nazi Germany.