The above shows the before and after of a 174 foot tall, 2,500 year old sandstone monument of Buddha, one of two destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
So, when Nigel Farage compares these Black Lives Matter statue-destroyers to the Taliban, it’s a kind of obvious observation, so much that there doesn’t seem to be any reason to make it.
But, boy do they get mad.
Nigel Farage is to leave the radio station LBC “with immediate effect”, the company has announced.
The Brexit party leader will no longer present his weekday evening show on the talk radio station, which has previously been investigated by the media regulator Ofcom.
“Nigel Farage’s contract with LBC is up very shortly and following discussions with him, Nigel is stepping down from LBC with immediate effect,” said the station’s managing director, Tom Cheal, in a message to staff. “We thank Nigel for the enormous contribution he has made to LBC and wish him well.”
Farage has yet to comment on his departure but his LBC producer tweeted to say he had learned the news via social media. The LBC presenter James O’Brien tweeted: “We got our station back.”
Farage has been a vocal critic of the recent Black Lives Matter protests and sources at the station pointed to internal fury over his comments earlier this week comparing protesters who destroyed the statue of Edward Colston in Bristol to the “Taliban”.
This appears to be the clip – it wasn’t even on his own show, he had appeared on Good Morning Britain (maybe he also said it on his show).
This is just so, so stupid.
I am worried that my takes are going stale. All I can think to do with these stories is point out the very obvious – that people are just out there getting hysterical at everything with no respect for facts.
Well, I’m sorry if “this is just plainly wrong” is getting boring. It is boring for me, too, to live in a reality where everyone is conditioned to respond to trigger words and ignore reality.
But, this is what we are dealing with.
They are doing here what the Taliban did. Simple as.
It took me a full minute to grasp why anyone would find this obviously true observation to be offensive.
Then, I remembered that the Taliban were supposed to be comic book villains so that the Bush-Blair foreign policy could be the hero, and that these people are living in a baby storybook world and want to bully you into living there with them, forever.
Well, no Taliban member ever called me goy.
I guess it’s a shame that they’re violent primitives, but they’re a lot like every other Arab in that regard. I can’t be bothered keeping track of which ones are the terrorists and which ones are the freedom fighters. I actually never even understood what the difference was.
So, I’m not even mad at the Taliban. Never had a problem with them, and it’s unlikely that I ever will. I’ve never been to Afghanistan, and I don’t want to go. Nothing to see there.
I’m also not mad at these Blacks, though I have had the same problems with them that we all have. But, they are just a force of nature. They only have a hammer, and the whole world looks like a nail. They’re just acting on command, and they don’t even get it.
They never did this stuff before, in 400 years of being in America, until our society started telling them to do it, and also allowing it.
So, maybe the root of the problem is the media, and government.
It’s a shame that Nigel can’t have his show. Anyone should be able to have media with whatever opinion. But, to be honest – I wasn’t listening anyway. If I wanted to rage against symptoms, I could just find an article to read about the I.N.C.E.L. terror threat.
It’s all the same.