October 11th, 2012

Brendan O’Neill laments the state of politics:

“The transformation of feminism from an assertive, offence-giving form of politics into a passive, offence-taking form of therapy reflects a change that has taken place across the political sphere. Feeling offended is the lingua franca of modern politics. Politics used to be about saying, “I believe in something and I am going to make it happen”. Now it is about saying, “I am offended by something and I am going to make it disappear”.”


7 Comments

  1. 1
    Mike Hunt says:

    Doesn’t just apply to feminism sadly.

  2. 2
    Scourge of the plebs says:

    Then heaven help our cousins down-under if Gillard ever goes “old school”.

  3. 3
    Strictly fuck off says:

    I personally would like to grab the BBC by throat and trash the place with a baseball bat. Perv apologists.

  4. 4
    Lets all take a strop togethet says:

    In the effeminate culture we now inhabit, the greatest crime you can commit is to “offend” someone or make them “uncomfortable”.

  5. 5
    Brown out and pay me damages says:

    Time for certain idiot to take responsibility for damage he has done!

  6. 6
    Julia Gillard says:

    Guido Fawkes is a very offensive little man.

  7. 7
    gordon brown says:

    You bigotted woman


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