- Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:34 pm
Even if there is wholesale silencing of right-wing views, which I doubt because most of them are too busy knocking out national press columns or being fellated dawn to dusk on the BBC, this policy is bound to cause further trouble.
JO'B was recalling his LSE days this morning and the fact that, twenty-five years ago, it was only a handful of usual-suspects who jumped on every cause. He could have cast his historical gaze back to said institution in 1968 or considered the current cohort who are paying north of fifty grand for their higher education.
My supposition is that there is much more latent anger in 2021 and the kids will relish the chance to have a go at standing their ground if David Starkey and his ill are parachuted on to campus.
Whilst I love a good lefty riot, all that will do is fuel the press and, in turn, shore up the Gammon vote. Add a few terrified pensioners and that's a majority in 2024.
Jack believed in the inherent goodness of humanity, and felt a deep social responsibility to protect that. Through us all, Jack marches on.