Here's a little something from Rod Liddle's latest Sunday Times column. (I obviously can't vouch for how true it is):
I often get asked by broadcasters to put a socially conservative view. When the BBC needs someone to advance these opinions, the producers refer to it as “dial-a-c***”.
Small c Tory? It’s very believable unfortunately for the BBCReplyDelete
Have a heart! It must be very difficult when 99% of your contacts are liberal left and the remaining 1% are likely to say that they're busy that day.ReplyDelete
Certainly reads true.ReplyDelete
As ever it would matter not a jot if our national treasure broadcaster wasn't funded through taxation.
Due to our unique way of funding.
Call a Joe who disagrees a c*** and might as well behave like one.
Interesting little article -ReplyDelete
According to the Fake News BBC the "far right"* suffered "emphatic defeats" in France and the Netherlands (although they both came second and Le Pen scored 33%). But when it comes to the Austrian Greens, no they haven't suffered an "emphatic defeat"...no, they are simply "uncertain of reaching" 4%. They also describe the Greens as "pro-refugee" - er no, they are "pro-no borders" as they want to admit anyone, absolutely anyone, who walks across the national boundary, meaning it is not a border.
* I don't believe the Dutch Freedom Party is "far right". Front Nationale might fairly be described as such.
Aye, the Austrian Greens got 12.4% in the last election in 2013. This time it's looking as if they may get nearer to 3%. That's as emphatic a defeat as you could get!Delete