☛ In Theresa May's surreal world, feelings trump facts | Nick Cohen | Comment is free | The Observer
"When the European Commission asked Britain for proof that sly continentals were sneaking into our hospital beds, Whitehall replied that its demand for hard facts was an affront. "We consider that these questions place too much emphasis on quantitative evidence," it huffed."
☛ “Rapeutation”: Charles Carreon still not done with The Oatmeal | Ars Technica
Tropes vs. Women vs. Youtube
I blame Fitzthistlewits. Not just because he hasn’t released a video in about two months (come on,
☛ Donors Arrive at Hamptons Fundraisers With Advice for Mitt Romney
That Carreon chap and his wife are appearing more unhinged by the day. I would have thought by now they’d have learned to just shut up and stop saying things.
☛ Idiot shouts very loudly
""We’ve got the message," she added. "But my college kid, the baby sitters, the nails ladies — everybody who’s got the right to vote — they don’t understand what’s going on. I just think if you’re lower income — one, you’re not as educated, two, they don’t understand how it works, they don’t understand how the systems work, they don’t understand the impact."."
☛ Ex-chair of young Tories: “Should the unemployed be allowed to vote?” | Political Scrapbook
Heh. The way he was raised, apparently, was to think that throwing cats across the room while bellowing at a webcam is ok.
I’m fairly sure the Telegraph’s personal finance editor suggested this a while back. Disenfranchise the poor, for goodness’ sake.