He’s been heralded as, “a strong voice of reasonable discontent.”
In his own words, “I’m a lot like single malt scotch. Overwhelming at first. After that you either love me or hate me – there really isn’t an in-between. I really enjoy scotch. Perhaps that’s why I’m so comfortable with who I am.”
Indeed, Basil realizes there are those who love him and those who loathe him. He makes no apologies for his personality. Basil knows that marching to the beat of your own drum sometimes means you’re the only person in the parade.