Poor Piper Picks A Pickled Perjorative

He gets re-started only to put himself straight back into it. As Guido mentioned on Friday, his first post back after his un-PC shaming referred to “anonymongs”.

Hilariously he has now had to issue yet another apology. .

“..it is not proper terminology. I have been quite properly scolded in an e-mail from someone with a disability who points out that the term has connotations around the recognised meaning of mongoloid/Down’s Syndrome/subnormal and is deeply offensive to people with disabilities. I certainly didn’t make the connection, nor would I have used the word if I had… I apologise to anyone else who has been unwittingly offended “

Is he becoming Labour’s answer to Boris Johnson?




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