Friday, April 05, 2013

The ghastly Tories

I must admit, despite of all my personal attempts to a sort of austerity on this blog, that I found the opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympics absolutely great: the liberal, the progressive England, Britain that I love, materialized - no other nation could have accomplished that self-irony and humour hiding serious humane ends. I would not think that the huge Beijing robotics competed at all with that brilliant liberal celebration. It did make one forget the other side of England: the mean spirited, narrow, perverse middle-class morality, the utter depravity of the Daily Mail and the tabloids, the all-pervasive corruption of the City, the utter ghastliness of the modern Tories, the largely dominating reality of today's Britain...

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