The great David Vance is sadly spending less and less time hunting bias at the BBC, which is surely a bad thing for democracy and freedom of speech.
I note that the vast left wing global hypocrisy,
the United Nations General Assembly,
Oh, them. Amateurs by comparison...
has declared 18 July Mandela Day, to mark the contribution of Nelson Mandela to world freedom.
What's not to like?
So, will YOU be celebrating this joyous occasion and if so, how?
Dig out The Specials' greatest hits. Get emotional. That kind of thing?
Maybe join a terrorist group and kill some innocent shoppers in the name of freedom,
Bad idea in a recession, but I get your drift.
hang a few tyres around the necks of your enemies and set them ablaze,
Perhaps we should instead be celebrating the glorious achievements of the apartheid state?
perhaps find a few communist tyrants to laud,
State-sponsored assassination squads?
maybe find a genocidal neighbour but do nothing to condemn them?
A police state aimed at keeping one-fifth of the population in power over the disenfranchised majority?
I accept that as he got older he became more agreeable
Kind of you. I'm sure he'll appreciate it.
but the truth is that Mandela does not merit the accolades heaped upon him by the liberal left.
Perhaps you could suggest an alternative beneficiary?
At best, in the latter part of his life, he did no evil. Is that now reason for sanctification?
Not at all. What's Rush Limbaugh doing next July? Or Sarah Palin?
Or you, David Vance?