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plate tectonics...these 2 entities are due to collide
Gogarty seemed annoying and the sort of person I'd avoid in life (I used to know people like him) but as I said before, in the grand scheme of things is this big news? The sheer level of hatred levelled at him, when you look at what goes on in the world at large, showed a) that people haven't lost their capacity for nastiness - especially through the coward's shield of anonymity that is the web, and b) this country still has ridiculous class hang-ups (as witnessed by the differing attitudes to Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in the same Channel 4 food campaign).
I think the whole episode showed more about the general internetting public than it did about Gogarty.
just general pisstaking about the stereotype he represented horribly accurately with his shite writing. most of the actual anger was directed towards the editorship for the obvious nepotism.