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Just starting to kick off
because it was genuinely upsetting to watch. I've seen some people on twitter saying they feel really uncomfortable about having to agree with George Galloway about some stuff though. Urgh. I totally wasn't expecting it. I thought it was gonna be about the floods.
those comments he made defending Julian Assange and the assault claims against him
the whole time he was saying it I could only think about how horribly calculated it was and designed to detoxify his own image.
Really horrible to watch Tessa Jowell struggling to say something sensible in the face of a panel and audience of rape apologists. It was properly sickening.
and hear other people's (refreshingly honest and candid for a QT panel, I thought, and inevitably shut down pretty quickly) opinions on the matter then I don't see how you ever expect attitudes to change.
rounding up rape victims and forcing them to watch videos of David Starkey denying rape is probably the most effective way of changing people's attitudes about it. Otherwise I don't see how we could solve the problem of rape culture, people's attitudes just wouldn't change!
but there's nothing I can do about it
That your views on almost everything are so one-sided that you'll never actually be right about anything.
Maybe stop being a complete idiot?
starkey didnt do himself any favours there. proper pantomime villain "ooooooh" reaction from the audience there.
Way to go, Dave
No-one booed him for his views on rape, which were that the law is almost useless against it, especially many years after the incident. Which it is.
Just trying to get my head around what kind of person could hear what Starkey said and take that away from it.
Want to consult a transcript?
You're an expert/accomplished Google warrior on many things Marckee but you're not seriously suggesting you're smarter or have more varied life experience than David Starkey?
Just trying to get my head around what kind of person could read what I posted and take that away from it.
i think i've used the ticket office every time because i'm not down with oyster cards and that. same for most tourists i'd imagine.
Way out of his depth with this crowd
Professor Alison Wolf sounds like a right wee genital