Post by tim... Post by Dave Plowman (News) Post by JNugent
I want 1950s / early 1960s style neutrality in broadcast media.
You must be incredibly old if you took an interest in such things then.
I don't think that people (normal people) did take an interest in it at
the time, because it as seen as normal
perhaps people just hanker back to that normality
I think we should be careful.
Looking at today's generation's easy acceptance of green bullshit as
fact, I think back to my youth and realise that there was much then that
I didn't question either. My parents lived through The War, as we
understood it to be spelled...and were comfortable with the fact that of
course the BBC wasn't telling the whole truth, but was part of the war
effort churning out wartime propaganda.
What has changed is the complete takeover of the media from a centre
right position to a more or less Marxist position, although it's couched
as benevolent socialism.
This is the final nail in the coffin from what was a mildly benevolent
elite of educated and experienced people to an new elite of
indoctrinated and classist people that literally hates the plebs and
popular culture and wants an EU style dirigiste government that
dictates cultural norms as well as the law.
In essence where you used to get your morality from the Church, and it
was nothing to do with the Law, now you get it from left wing pressure
groups via the Guardian and the BBC and the push is to encapsulate it in
Hate crime? since when has it been a crime to hate? Why is it never the
hate filled Left that get prosecuted for it? When Maggie died the cool
thing was to revel in hatred of a politician.
The BBC selects what it considers 'important' - wall to wall woke social
issues these days - and tells us what we *ought* to be thinking about it.
Sadly GB news is selecting those same issues although it is at least
presenting them in a far more balanced way.
The real challenge is to select and promote other issues - let's have a
real critique on climate change or renewable energy, perhaps
At least Nigel Farage started off by saying 'look, this is what is
happening with illegal immigration, why are we sweeping this under the
A story that no one else is featuring.
"I guess a rattlesnake ain't risponsible fer bein' a rattlesnake, but ah
puts mah heel on um jess the same if'n I catches him around mah chillun".