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July 14, 2008

It takes a lot to make me cry

In case I had not linked Christopher Hitchens on the knighthood for Sir Salman Rushdie and a sullen, resentful boring atmosphere in the room. Featured: The then future mayor of London.

Update: Higher quality linkage of the same material courtesy of your friendly neighbourhood Drink Soaked Trots.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 14, 2008 05:57 AM

Comments

Isn't it interesting that if I said I had a Leftist and a British Baroness in the room, and you were to guess which one would be more militant about the right of the Crown to give a Knighthood to whoever they damn well pleased...why, you'd surely get the answer wrong!

Posted by: Solomon [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 14, 2008 11:29 AM

Given the long time fetish of both the British "left" and the British aristocracy for petty fascists of all stripes I would have been hard pressed to answer your hypothetical.

Posted by: Ghost of a flea [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 14, 2008 11:38 AM