The return of the Class War

Montag, 1. Dezember 2014 - 13:59

[...] unlike the disputed one at the centre of the libel case Andrew Mitchell has just lost. At issue there was whether or not he had called a policeman a “fucking pleb”. Although few us would feel confident about swearing at a policeman, that wasn’t the problem. It was the “pleb” that did for Mitchell.

Had he been accused of calling him an “fucking plod”, he’d probably still have a political career [...]

Actually, the class war never disappeared, but now it is clearly visible again.

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