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The Senator was a populist, fighting to rally the people against the concentrated power of Wall Street and Big Finance.

"I was like everyone else when Obama was elected – optimistic. But remember – the Republican Party is not a political party. He's absolutely bowled over by generals, who tell him lies and he believes them. If you were faced with great problems in chemistry – to find the perfect gas, to gas a population – you won't know for a long time whether it works. It's a wonderful country, everybody wants to live here.' Oh yes?

Everything we had been saying about racial integration was vindicated," he says, "but he's incompetent. It's a pity because he's the first intellectual president we've had in many years, but he can't hack it. When was the last time you saw a Norwegian with a green card who wanted to come here because of the health service?

In Russian, the phrase "gore vidal" means "he has seen grief".

He didn't want to have any part of it, and as he was leaving the Constitution Hall in Philadelphia a couple of old ladies said, 'Ah, Mr Franklin, what is going to happen?

"It is always to be hoped that the people will mysteriously be educated, somehow. It's not the people's fault – they have been perverted them into imperial ways of thinking so that they would be docile workers and loyal consumers.

That was the dream and it has come true." As a child, Vidal loved spending time with his Senator-grandfather, not least because it meant he could escape for a time from his alcoholic mother Nina.

Yet there was always a strange contradiction to his life: "My grandfather couldn't stand his constituents," Vidal says. Figure that one out." He was a populist with no faith in the populace – precisely what his grandson has turned into.