Moore is astonishingly calm, considering he has just been through the most tumultuous week of his life. For, within a few days, the unknown 50-year-old barrister-cum-banking expert has become the country's celebrity whistleblower. It was his explosive evidence that rocked the Treasury Select Committee's hearing on the banking crisis, leading to the astonishingly rapid resignation of Sir James Crosby, one of the Prime Minister's top advisers and City regulators.
Now, as we reveal today, he wants Gordon Brown to take the rap for his part in creating the credit boom, allowing people to borrow too much, and for letting us go bust. There is more to come. Moore is about to lob his next missile. This week he will be sending some of the more than 30 new documents he has compiled in his time at HBOS to the clerk of the select committee as new evidence, which he says will support his allegations of reckless lending at the bank.
But he never sought to be centre-stage like this. It was only 11 days ago that he even knew there was a Treasury Select Committee being held on the banking crisis, and on the HBOS débâcle specifically. "I read about it in one of the papers last Tuesday and decided within minutes to make my case," he says. "I then sat down, wrote 5,000 words in a day, and sent it to them last Friday morning ahead of the hearing."
That's all good and well, and it will certainly not improve the Gorgon's position, but it's very difficult for the Labour Party to evict a leader, unlike the Tories. And the feartie fuckwit of Fife has his hands on the levers of power now, and they will only be prised from his cold, dead hands.
So no, if he's survived all the fuckups he's made to date, this ain't gonna do shit.