Every now and again a piece of perfectly congealed boneheadedness comes along. Why do they come on a Friday from the brexstremists, making me fisk them when I should be heading for a beer? Anyhow, here we go, with a piece of internally inconsistent and condescending foolishness of note. So bad is it that the author knew, and allowed a sign, reproduced above, of a vandalised “welcome to NI” sign be its picture lede. Continue reading
So two academics have taken to the unbiased and calm waters of Brexit Central to opine. They tie themselves in rhetorical knots Gordius would be proud of in trying to argue for their position while decrying academics who argue other. Its funny. And fisked. Continue reading
Apparently Hugh is trained in Cognitive Anthropology. From his musings in BrexitCentral he never did any fieldwork in Northern Ireland. Its touchingly naive but ultimately bonkers stuff. Let us begin
Another weekend, another hysterical, breathless screeching Brexit bromide begging to be fisked. This week it is arch brexiteer Kate Hoey, in the pompously self-important “Brexit Central”.
So, a fisking we shall go.
So, I read a lot of stuff on Brexit and so on. This fatuous drivel which I fisk, below the line, is earbleedingly bad. It’s from CapEx, by a chap called Daniel Huggins. He is the grandiloquently titled “Director of Research” at a gingergroup called “Get Britain Out”.
So Anthony Coughlan, who has opposed the EU since it was the EEC, has a go at arguing for an Irexit. Its in Village Magazine.
Herewith a fisking… Continue reading
Friday night is FISKING NIGHT! This week we have another clueless, but no doubt pleasant and earnest brit, opining on why we should come home to mama…