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alleged tory paedo mp's on "this morning"
good work though
and i kinda get what you're saying.
but the way DC just came out with that line just jars really badly.
The whole *gay people are paedos* allegation is a canard which unfortunately has not entirely gone away despite the fact that homosexual men are no more likely than their heterosexual equivalents to indulge in that sort of behaviour.
The other thing to remember is that in the 1970s and 80s, the homosexual age of consent was 21. While few people would bat an eyelid now at the idea of a man having sex with a man who was (say) 20, back then it was illegal, and anyone who did so would, in the eyes of the law at the time, have been guilty of having underage sex.
between these allegations and gay people, until Cameron brought it up.
or implied that all the targets were gay people, until Cameron suggested it was.
But the Bryn Estyn case involved boys allegedly being molested by men, so I suppose it's implict to an extent.
I agree though that as far as e.g. Savile was concerned, the wider allegations are not just against gay men.
and bringing up the idea that all gays will be targeted because people are scared of paedophiles.
If someone wanted to target a group of powerful gay men with a vicious rumour, this would be an effective way to do it, employing nasty old-fashioned tropes that some people still cling to.
Theresa May has warned MPs that using parliamentary parliament to name those accused of involvement could jeopardise any future trial.
but i'd quite like to be Tom Watson. He really is doing his best to nail a place in history as a person from real life who'll be depicted as someone much younger and better looking who saves the world from paedo/phone-hackogeddon in a hollywood blockbuster, probably with a lot more punch ups/knife fights than he could physically manage with his current build. That's a pretty good way to be remembered.
is that one year he maxed out his food allowance (@ £400 a month). Fair play.
With everything he's been on committees for in the last few years I'd assume any proper muck would've been raked up by now so, well done him, seems like a good one.
almost like he wanted to say "you're not paxman i'm not taking this from you"
and of course he backed down and looked stupid
probably my favourite Cameron moment so far, he's definite on the right side of things this time
I hate phillip schofield
I hate tories
I hate peter files
I hate the idea that people who arnt peter files might be on that list and might be hounded/persecuted because it is unsubstantiated
Classic cretin on Guido. :D
it makes me very uncomfortable. Witch hunt, for sure.
`Yup he's one
Funnier in my head.
Can you just post them below. Even under another username. Yeah? Ok, GO:
but they didn't name him?
SOMEONE WRITE THE LIST OUT
PITT THE YOUNGER
SIR ROBERT PEEL
YOUR BOYS TOOK ONE HELL OF A BEATING
Pitt, although often referred to as a Tory, or "new Tory", called himself an "independent Whig" and was generally opposed to the development of a strict partisan political system.
named Alan Clark on video.
I'd love to know what Max Clifford knows.
Always has been, the most confusing thing about this whole episode is how on eath some one as twatish as Schofield ever got into a position where he would be allowed to interview the prime minister LIVE ON T.V.
He's a robot isn't he?
For consistency he should hand every guest some sort of list of things he got from the internet.
He is not a journalist, in the sense that he does not do the research or the analysis required. Trawling through twitter and compiling a list of random names, most of them the speculation of fools, and then presenting said list to the prime minister is the behaviour of an cognitively-retarded TV skank who perpetually insults the intelligence of his viewers.
Schofield's actions are of no help to any victims of abuse, indeed, his actions trivialise the crimes, and also give ammunition to the growing numbers of MPs and newspapers who would like to see regulation of social networks such as twitter.
Twitter can be used well to inform and to encourage engagement in discourse but morons such as Schofield reduce it to dumb gossip.
Suspicious. Why ban a jounralist from investigating this last year Theresa May?
Why so many D notices over the issue?
it also sounds fucking horrible
it's all in the matter-of-fact phrasing.
he was on his knees, (I'm sure I don't have to paint a picture for you).