It does not matter much in the case of Mr Clarkson but the same reasoning is probably why Saville managed to continue so long in the fog of rumour. Like a General who considers ten thousand lives well lost to win a victory, the destruction of the lives of youngsters is a small price to pay for huge viewing figures.
It depends on your point of view.
Cardinals are important for offering spiritual guidance and we should respect their need for relaxation by letting them bugger up the lives of choirboys.
Perhaps the radicalisation of youth arises from the abject acceptance of evil by adults. The philosophy they are supporting is distorted and wicked but it does at least distinguish between ideas of right and wrong. In Britain the rules are conditional:
‘What you are doing would be wrong if you were not making so much money doing it.’