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John Cleese Joins Brendan O’Neillism: Blasts “Lazy, Fat, Beer-Sodden Belgium Bastards.”

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Biggus Dickus Rails at Lazy Fat Belgium Bastards.

The world is in the grip of Brendan O’Neillism.

After Paul Embery’s whinges about Left Wing Zealots, John Cleese, star of the occasionally funny Monty Python is replaying his old parts.

It all began with this (Telegraph)

John Cleese has accused the BBC of “social engineering” after its head of comedy said Monty Python’s white Oxbridge males were out of step with modern television.

Cleese joked that Python’s members met the BBC’s diversity targets because they included a “poof” and “no slave-owners”, and suggested his Ministry of Silly Walks sketch would now be considered “a slur on the handicapped”.

Shane Allen, who runs the BBC’s comedy output, said earlier this week that sketch shows should feature “a diverse range of people who reflect the modern world”, and that times have moved on from Python’s “six Oxbridge white blokes”.

The noted wit replied,

 

Shane Allen, who runs the BBC’s comedy output, said earlier this week that sketch shows should feature “a diverse range of people who reflect the modern world”, and that times have moved on from Python’s “six Oxbridge white blokes”.

Having got a taste for political controversy the leading Brexiteer (Artists 4 Brexit) has tweeted this.

Which provoked this reply,

Hasselt is Dutch-speaking (he later corrected his tweet to “pseudo-Dutch”, which is at least linguistically accurate).

Belgians are lazy, fat drunkards, John Cleese? Hold my beer

Cleese remains undaunted.

But nobody beats the O’Neill at this kind of thing…

Anti-Trump emotionalism has become a menace to reasoned debate.

…anti-Trumpism looks increasingly like a rash and elitist pseudo-movement in which signalling your sorrow and shame is far more important than putting forward a political critique or political ideas. ‘I fucking hate Trump’ – that’s all they have.

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Written by Andrew Coates

June 22, 2018 at 12:33 pm

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  1. Why attack a comedy programme made nearlyfiftyyears ago? Hasn’t Shaun Allen moved on? He’s. The one doing the commissioning. I thought ‘Holdthe Sunset’ was. Remarkably unfunny. Although I can see where they werecomingfrom.

    Suer

    June 22, 2018 at 3:57 pm

  2. More PC twaddle. ” You have the right to be offended and will defend to the death your right to be offended”.

    Dave Roberts

    June 22, 2018 at 9:42 pm


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