A CHEERING UP HEADLINE

“Naked murder suspect fights with police after allegedly mutilating his gay victims’ testicles.”

The above a report from New York, the mutilation an attempt to set on fire the particular testicles.

Imagine being a policeman, returning home at day’s end and having one’s wife ask, “Anything interesting happen today?”

That item came from the website PINK NEWS which flushed up when I probed what the latest march on Parliament was about. It turned out to be a protest about the murder in Texas of a black transvestite. Seemingly, the showpony marchers want our MPs to put a stop to this.

At the other end of the media spectrum I rather enjoyed a line from a book review in the Financial Times. The book in question, a new biography on that old charleton, Andy Warhol, who by all accounts was a nasty piece of work.

The reviewer commenting on an improvement in Warhol’s behaviour towards the end of his life wrote, “He bordered on even becoming pleasant.”

Well, I suppose that’s something even if Andy never quite got there.

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Bob, it would not have made the news if he had been a white transvestite !
At a time when we are all facing an economic depression, the highly recompensed unemployable have the temerity to take over our parliamentary grounds to get their picture in the local rag.

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Reminds me of fresh roasted mountain oysters- ever tried them Bob?

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