Daily Mail commentard out-tw*ts the Tw*t-O-Tron
Indignation logic short-circuit threatens democracy
Fans of the Twat-O-Tron will be delighted and disturbed in equal measure to learn that one Daily Mail commentard has managed to surpass the hideous turdspurts which emanate from Middle England's automated indignation generator.
It's inevitable that any story regarding the murderers of James Bulger will arouse strong feelings, but this analysis of how to deal with the likes of Robert Thompson and Jon Venables really is something special:
Well, we can all spot the fatal flaw in this reasoning. Now, if we can just entrust the execution of 10-year-olds to other 10-year-olds then we establish a self-feeding justice loop of death which will ultimately consume all of Britain's under-18s.
In fairness to other Mail commenters, they've given this particular logic short-circuit a resounding thumbs-down, which indicates there is still a faint glimmer of hope for our fragile democracy. ®
At the risk of sounding unsympathetic,...
why doesn't James Bulgers mother just shut up and go away already? Yes, it was terrible, Yes those responsible were / are vermin, Yes, it was emotive and stressfull at the time, but she has the whole victim / justice thing done and dusted 15 yrs ago, now she is in danger of becoming a celebrity victim.
Unless Venables has specifically threatened her or her family, she should garner support from her friends and family through this obviously stressful time, rather than posturing and gobbing off on morning TV about her supposed "right to know".
What an appalling comment ...
it's "hanged" not "hung"
I'm all in favour of the death penalty
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