Sunday, August 12, 2007
One of these days in England
From the Old Country comes an extraordinary story about Channel 4's Dispatches documentary Undercover Mosque. Rather than prosecuting the nasties who were exposed by the programme, the West Midlands Police are trying to have the programme's makers prosecuted for inciting racial hatred.
Also in the Guardian is a piece about Richard Dawkins, TV Evangelist.
Other strange and wonderous things are happening in England. The blueberry has become the nation's favoured fruit and British farmers cannot find enough Eastern Europeans to harvest them. The nation's lawmakers have decided that prostitutes must face re-education or jail. The British are getting fat because of their cars. The nation's academic and creative workers are afflicited by email stress.
However, there is good news. My favouritist web comic in the whole wide web, A Softer World, is being printed in the Guardian, while Steve Bell is on holiday.
Here's Roy Harper: