Bob Piper is Not a Racist, He is a Fool

Sorry, but Bob Piper was just taking the piss with this image. Guido feels he should show some solidarity with the blogging Labour councillor since almost every day some politically incorrect comment gets Guido accused of misogyny, racism, homophobia, anti-semitism et cetera.

It is not a joke Guido would run, because if you are not left-wing anything you say is likely to get you accused by lumpen-lefties of some ism, which is tiresome if you consider yourself to be a metrosexual-liberal. Humour is cruel, offensive and cringemaking at times, that is why we laugh at it.

Piper made his point, he then took it down as the avalanche of condemnation came down on top of him. That means he must in retrospect think it a mistake, it was chuckle-worthy, but foolishly risky for a politician.

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Quote of the Day

Stephen Bush writing in the New Statesman‘s morning briefing…

“The terrifying truth is that the Opposition is too divided – within the parliamentary party, within the trades unions, within the Shadow Cabinet and even within the leader’s office – to be anything other than a veto player as far as Brexit goes, and the party’s whole gambit is really about trying to make that weakness look like a strength. Keir Starmer saying that Labour is “increasingly likely” to vote down the deal is simply a reflection of the fact that the one thing the Labour party will be able to agree on as far as Brexit goes is that Theresa May’s deal is no good.”


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