Oh dear. David Starkey, a British historian, was on BBC2's Newsnight and gave an assessment of The U.K. riots that has sparked controversy and contempt. Starkey, an expert on the Tudor dynasty who is responsible for a series of successful documentaries on the subject, said, "the problem is that the whites have become black." Was this narrow-minded, vague and offensive quote taken out of context? Full video after the jump, you be the judge.