Political correctness gone mad.... they criticise him for not wearing a poppy but allow their presenters like russell brand etc to push the limits of decency beyond all boundaries. Common sense seems to have gone for fear of being branded politically incorrect.
Not an issue, it's merely the Daily Heil getting uppity again. This issue has come up several times and it's established he's a supporter of the RBL. He donated a tie specifically to an ARRSE auction and affirmed his support of the RBL:
This is so old hat, and I referred to it as an example in another thread - days before he made this announcement.
Whether I agree with him or not, at least he stands by his principles. He's been doing this for years. And at least he doesn't kowtow to the BBC dictat that EVERYBODY on their station wears a poppy at all times, even if they don't want to.