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[–]ClassroomPast6178Problematising the things you love.[S] 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun -  (2 children)

You hit almost all the required points, but for a maximum score you would have had to tell us why the attack was ackchully a good thing.

The judges give it, 9/10. It’s the one to beat.

[–]Datachost 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

but for a maximum score you would have had to tell us why the attack was ackchully a good thing.

I've been seeing an awful lot of "I'm not saying he deserved it, but if he hadn't written the Satanic Verses this wouldn't have happened" takes from the expected crowd.

[–]ClassroomPast6178Problematising the things you love.[S] 2 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

“I’m not saying the BIPOC victim of colonialism atheist ex-Muslim deserved to be stabbed, but if he had just kept his dirty apostate mouth shut…” - the progressive take.

Have you noticed that the BBC cannot bring itself to refer to Rushdie as Sir Salman or call him British, despite him being British since birth. They keep calling him Mr Rushdie and “Indian-born”. Despite Rushdie expressing great pride in receiving his knighthood.