These people won the election by a landslide.
Today the news has exposed the massive, unrepentant hypocrisy of the modern Conservative Party. Dominic Cummings, chief advisor to the Prime Minister, decided the lockdown rules weren’t really rules for him, and when his wife developed symptoms of Covid-19, he took her and their child on a 259 mile trip up north, to drop their…Cummings and Goings — MeerkatMusings
The way certain higher-ups are falling over themselves to defend him, it’s utter madness. But yep – this is where the UK is right now as a country, everyone.
Women & equalities minister Liz Truss’ recent announcement of her intentions for the transgender community has us deeply concerned. We are calling on all cisgender women who are allies to the transgender community to sign an open letter to her to let it be known that we do not need protecting from transgender people. “Lizz […]We are cisgender women who are allies to the transgender community — To Liz Truss
This is very important – if you’re in the UK, are a cisgender woman and are horrified by the country’s attitudes towards trans people (really, you should be by this point…) here’s a letter you can sign.
NHS staff and care workers from abroad are to be exempt, as Labour calls it “the right thing to do”.NHS fees to be scrapped for overseas health staff and care workers — BBC News – Home
In years to come I hope people remember what it took to get to this point. (And this time next week, remember it when they’re clapping.)
EOWYN stands before the WITCH KING. “No man can kill me!” it hisses.
EOWYN throws off her helmet to reveal her long blonde hair, draws her sword, and screams,
The message is clear: go back to work and risk your lives in the midst of a world disaster (come on! Don’t you want to be
gaslit into being a hero?) or you’re lazy, worthless scroungers.
Typed, of course, from behind the safety of a computer screen.
As we enter into territory we really should never have been anywhere near, having been told that we’re succeeding by a lying government, we find that government being aided by a media that’s largely interested in deflection and distraction, whilst government ministers tell doctors who point out facts to ‘watch their tone’ (some nice subtle […]It’s official – the UK now has the worst death toll in Europe — MeerkatMusings
This nicely sums up my fears, hopes and disgusts right now.
Intisar Chowdhury calls on the health secretary to admit mistakes were made in supplying protective kit.Coronavirus: NHS doctor’s son asks Matt Hancock for public apology — BBC News – Home
And he should get it.
Obviously this stuff is tiny drops of water compared to the vast ocean of unfathomable events right now, but I just can’t let it go-
First, Allison Pearson is denied something in her prvileged life:
Second, Piers Morgan can excuse pussy-grabbing, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, dangerous arrogance, white-supremeist-endorsing, fine-people-on-both-sides-ing and more, but he draws the line at inane mishandling of a pandemic (presumably because a pandemic could, after all, affect him:)
They never thought leopards could eat THEIR faces.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Cut Off Four Major U.K. Tabloids in Unprecedented Letter — PEOPLE.com
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have watched people they know — as well as complete strangers — have their lives completely pulled apart for no good reason,” the letter statesMeghan Markle and Prince Harry Cut Off Four Major U.K. Tabloids in Unprecedented Letter — PEOPLE.com
Good. Destroy them and we’ll all be better off.
(I sound like Emperor Palpatine here but the statement still stands.)