He added that his source said: “There is an atmosphere of fear and bullying — not, as the upper echelons in the Trust would like to believe, among downtrodden minorities, but among anyone who holds a view opposed to the neo-Marxist model prevalent in the organisation”.
But responding to his article, Moore faced criticism from those who thought his claims lacked substance:
@spectator I too write my articles based on the testimony of a single unnamed employee. I also, seemingly, do not c… https://t.co/XzPaxPh27R
They also said they would be reporting the Spectator to the press watchdog IPSO.
A National Trust spokesperson said: “We try to remain mature in our outlook. Everyone has their limits. Shortly after we tweeted it we decided it probably wasn’t up to our usual standard so we removed it from our feed.”