December 3rd, 2012

Does the Left Cheek Know What the Right Is Doing?

Today Mehdi Hasan writes on the Huffington Post UK:

“And consider the newspapers’ treatment of women and minorities, which Leveson also – and rightly – highlighted in his report. On women, he wrote that the tabloid press often fail to show “consistent respect for the dignity and equality of women” and have a “tendency to sexualise and demean” women.””

Apparently Mehdi feels it is right to criticise tabloids that sexualise and demean women. Got that?

Today the Huffington Post UK has run a piece with the following headline: “Carine Felizardo Crowned Top Buttocks Of Brazil In Miss BumBum Pageant (PICTURES)”. Recently Mehdi’s boss, HuffPoUK’s editor, Carla Buzasi lamented:

“The fascination with bodies, celebrity or otherwise, isn’t exactly something new, of course, and shows no sign of abating. But here’s a thought: why don’t we just stop?”

Do as we say not as we do…


71 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    How un-suprising

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  2. 2
    Правда Труда says:

    Hypocrites.

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  3. 3
    Eric Bristow's left butt cheek says:

    Talking of arse cheeks more people voted to keep me on ‘I’m A celeb’ than have bothered to sign Gerry Mcann’s petition.

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    • 8
      Marmite says:

      I still believe there is something highly suspicious about the Mc.anns. I suppose we’ll never find out now, but there’s definitely something dark and dirty in their woodshed.

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    • 9
      Dagenham Daves Cleavage says:

      Well Jell

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    • 19
      IMHO says:

      Being good at darts is a lot less dangerous and irresponsible than leaving a 3 year old daughter alone in a foreign country while the parents go out on a jolly.

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  4. 5
    Правда Труда says:

    Can we have a smidgeon of press control? To tell the truth and less hypocrisy.

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  5. 6
    Mehdi Hasan says:

    I am a legend in my own lunchtime and nothing you say will prevent this from being true.

    Moooooo

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  6. 13
    Sweeney, The says:

    Arze

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  7. 17
    John Prescott says:

    I have a nice bum bum.

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  8. 20
    Booty Juice says:

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  9. 21
    Raving Loon says:

    Men like girls bottoms and are going to talk about it. Accept it and move on.

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  10. 26
    A lonely sad pervert says:

    MILF ALERT. MILF ALERT

    Maria Miller is on her feet chatting the parleymink.

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  11. 33
    Gonk III says:

    She’ll regret that tattoo in the morning.

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  12. 36
    Spiritual says:

    Three MP,s sworn in.Two used the bible, one did not.

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  13. 38
    None of the above says:

    So Mehdi went to the doctors.

    Doctor says ‘So what’s the problem’

    The arse says ‘it started as a boil on my right cheek about two weeks ago’

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  14. 40
    spiritual says:

    Three MP,s sworn in, two used the bible, one did not.

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  15. 44
    Jizzlam says:

    Rather ironic of Mehdi to speak up for women’s rights, when he follows a religion that treats women like shit and beheads them for refusing marriage proposals.

    A teenage girl was beheaded by a relative in northern Afghanistan after she turned down his marriage proposals, according to reports. The victim, named as Gisa, was decapitated with a knife in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province on Tuesday, local police said. She is believed to be around 15-years-old.

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  16. 45
    Margaret Moran says:

    Kiss my booty!

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  17. 47
    Rachel S says:

    Jizzlam, every idiot knows that it’s not the religion that says to behead women. It’s just uneducated people doing heinous things without any thought to religion. Seriously, how long will people like you say stupid ignorant things for?

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    • 52
      Ethel. Purley says:

      Then it must be because they are all inbred lunatics then!
      Just be thankful that you were not born there and stop defending the indefensible.

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  18. 51
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    But this is South America and the ones who admire a perfect bot the most are the young ladies themselves. All that Botox (whatever that is) – per capita, the highest in the world.

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  19. 53
    keredybretsa says:

    The Hypocrittington Post leads the field in getting to the bottom of things. But with a name like Hasam he holds himself open for some hefty criticism for his criticism!

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  20. 54
    Arianna H's edible hamster says:

    We have very diverse editorial divisions.

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  21. 56
    GeoffM says:

    Its rich for Medhi, a professional muslim apologist, to say that the papers lack”“consistent respect for the dignity and equality of women” and have a “tendency to sexualise and demean” women.””

    Barefaced cheek. Couldn’t make it up.

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  22. 58
    Fenton says:

    “Consistent respect for the dignity and equality of women” Can he point out a part of the world that he approves of with respect to the “dignity and equality of women” so that we can learn and emulate? Non spring to mind?

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  23. 63
    Anonymous says:

    Bit rich really, given that the little shit subscribes to a religion whose raison d’etre is to subjugate women in a far worse way than any tabloid could.

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  24. 64
    Private Eye Emporers Clothes Horse Shit says:

    Wimmin can whinge for the devil, if you give them an open field of play – but it is us men why they do not, because they do not want to sound as stupid as their potential.

    It is well known in the armed forces of old that ladies go nuts when there is no men about, literally, so there has to be a token male sergeant about for them to focus on, all of them.

    It’s true – read the trick cyclist published reasearch papers about it – think they called it The Daddyless Syndrome, or something like that.

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Rob Colvile reviews Russell Brand’s new book:

“Oddly, the person I feel sorriest for isn’t Brand himself – although he certainly comes across as a rather pitiable figure, projecting his own brokenness on to the world around him – but Johann Hari. Drummed out of Fleet Street for plagiarism, the former Independent columnist has washed up as “my mate Johann, who’s been doing research for this book”. For a genuinely talented polemicist, it would have been a humbling experience to have to treat this sub-undergraduate dross as the scintillating wisdom of a philosopher-king.”



Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!


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