OK, so I've done religion. Now for a bit of politics. ;-)
Livingstone. Hmmm. Well, I think that his choice of language and metaphor were, uh, well, unwise would be putting it far too lightly.
But while I think that he shouldn't have chosen to speak the way he did, I don't think that he should apologise unless he genuinely thinks that he was wrong. And in fact, I think that his assessment of the Mail and the Standard is correct in essentials; they are both appalling crypto-fascist rags.Posted to The Big Room by Simon Brunning at February 16, 2005 02:15 PM