stay safe those of you in the u.k.
edit: “Patrick Mercer, the Tory MP and former Army officer, hit out and told the Telegraph that tougher policing should be used in mainland Britain for the first time.
“He said: ‘I find it strange that we are willing to use these sort of measures against the Irish yet when Englishmen step out of line and behave in this atrocious and appalling way, we are happy to mollycoddle them.'”
yes. because i’m sure it’s mostly englishmen doing the rioting.
edit ii: “The usual suspects have been bleating about police brutality and ‘racism’ being the prime causes of the unrest.
“But if there is racism in Tottenham, it’s not white on black. The racial tensions involve hostility between Jamaicans, Nigerians, Cypriots, Albanians, Kurds and a host of Eastern European newcomers.
“There’s resentment among the ‘youths’ against those who are perceived to have got on in life. Look no further than the Tweet from one of the looters which read: ‘F*** the electronics, them Turkish jewellers needed to get robbed.’”
multiculturalism’s great, isn’t it?! it’s just wonderful how everyone can just get along so well with one another.
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