I was up very late with Mr Jeres making boozey music last night. It was fun. As I was dropping off at some point this morning, drowning in sunlight, pondering the twilight zone in which I find myself wandering daily, I got a text off of Martin.
"He's finally done it. Blair has said that his decision to go to war was made by God. Fuck me, that puts him on par with such luminaries as Bush and Peter Sutcliffe. Also, Selfridges are installing prison cells in their London store. Wow."
Poor Martin also left his glasses in a cab last night because he is a drunkard. Now he is a blind drunkard.
But anyway. Back up. The Skygod told Blair to murder 30,000 Iraqis? What a NUTTER!
Did the Skygod tell the Adjudication Panel for England to suspend Ken Livingstone for not cowtowing to a "journalist?"
Do you know why they suspended him?
Just in case, the reasoning was thus. At a party celebrating Chris Smith coming out as the first openly gay MP 20 years ago, Livingstone was ambushed by an Evening Standard journalist. Remember, The Evening Standard have been merrily attacking Red Ken for as long as there has been a Red Ken. Anyway, have at ye transcript:
Oliver Finegold: Mr Livingstone, Evening Standard. How did tonight go?
Livingstone: How awful for you. Have you thought of having treatment?
Finegold: How did tonight go?
Livingstone: Have you thought of having treatment?
Finegold: Was it a good party? What does it mean for you?
Livingstone: What did you do before? Were you a German war criminal?
Finegold: No, I'm Jewish, I wasn't a German war criminal and I'm actually quite offended by that. So, how did tonight go?
Livingstone: Ah right, well you might be [Jewish], but actually you are just like a concentration camp guard, you are just doing it because you are paid to, aren't you?
Finegold: Great, I have you on record for that. So, how was tonight?
Livingstone: It's nothing to do you with you because your paper is a load of scumbags and reactionary bigots.
Finegold: I'm a journalist and I'm doing my job. I'm only asking for a comment.
Livingstone: Well, work for a paper that doesn't have a record of supporting fascism.
Like, EH? What was wrong with that? Seriously? Am I crazy? Was that not entirely appropriate?
"The only difference between Bush and Hitler," said Kurt Vonnegut recently, "is that Hitler was elected."
It's a good job George Bush isn't Jewish, eh? Boy we would be in trouble then.
Oh, and stop sending me emails calling me an Anti-Semite whenever I criticize actions of the Israeli government, you lunatics. This is complete madness. If I criticize Rumsfeld does that mean I hate Christians? Are you all on crack or what? Christ!