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I too think Jan Moir’s article is vile

This article A strange, lonely and troubling death . . . by Jan Moir in the Mail has dominated the UK Twitter and Blog worlds today.

I’m not going to spend time dissecting it – lots of others have done so already. Charlie Brooker of the Guardian for one : Why there was nothing ‘human’ about Jan Moir’s column on the death of Stephen Gately

No I just want to say this :

This is not just objectionable to gay people

It’s not just objectionable to left wingers & liberals

It’s not just objectionable to Labour.

It’s a disgusting hate filled piece of prejudice that most people will find incredibly offensive.

To take just one bile ridden sentence from the article :


October 16, 2009 - Posted by | blogs, twitter | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. THe comment was vile and hateful, but entirely in keeping with general line of Daily Mail Editorial.

    Comment by Deeply Flawed But Trying... | October 18, 2009 | Reply

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