35 Current Affairs - an alecdote
Isn't it interesting that 24 hour news stations never seem to have the time to let anyone with anything interesting to say, say anything interesting.
Experts are cut short, interrupted as they take their first thoughtful breath ....
"er, would you mind keepng your answer short Mr Hannay, we have to move on ... er, I'm sorry I'll have to stop you there"
... and we switch to blithering employees who describe pretty bullets going into the sky, or downgraded tropical breezes, with their mouths run dry.
So many mouths to feed So many mouths yappin' talking crap 'n' making such a noise It's hard to hear the crying wide-eyed do gooders Vying with foaming fundamentalists and massed commentators All showing such rabid concern in their professional understated way Then,a raised eyebrow And a lowering of the voice of the people As our hopeless, ridiculously coiffured presenter Tempts whining malleables over a waterfall of opinion Untempered by the reason of debate and fertilised by the anal offerings Of fashionable thinking
... and then
is it right to deprive children of disappointment?
How will their psychological immune system be affected with so much mental penicillin at such a tender age.
If no-one had discovered lead, would everybody be wondering why their erasers had such long handles?
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