davidjay wrote: ↑Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:36 pm Fuck me but there's some sanctimoniousness around tonight. We can't politicise, can't say anything bad about the Tories, can't criticise. But it's alright for the biggest-selling newspaper in the country to call the judiciary Enemies of the People and for guests on mainstream TV channels to call for migrants to be drowned .We are better than those people in your examples.
We have a little respect for humanity, and don't see people as mere statistics, or cannon fodder in some culture war.
I make a few exceptions for the passing of real monsters.
There was fine food, song and dance in the McCoy household on the day of Suharto's passing. *
But we knew full well that his leiutenants, sons and international handlers still had hands on the tiller.
It won't do any harm to take a couple of days off.
Let's face it, we've not banned Christmas despite 30 years of full priority effort.
* An eastern despot M'lud.