Blog powered by Typepad

« Will 2009 see progressives dominating new media? | Main | David Hare's cynical take on New Labour »

Monday, January 12, 2009


Barry Williams

The problem that you on the left have is that by the way you have extended the definition of rascism you are making it respectable for people to be rascist.

The election of BNP councillors is a reaction to your insane political correctness. You lot are the best friends the BNP nasties have.l

Iain Dale

Mark, When I said it was acceptable, I didn't mean acceptable by today's standards. What I meant was that by allowing the word to be used in a comedic manner it must have been a more acceptable term in society than it is today.

Mark Day

Fair point Iain, although just because it was considered more "acceptable" I don't think the term was any less offensive to the Asian people watching those dreadful sitcoms in the 1970s that it would be today.

The comments to this entry are closed.