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Monday, May 09, 2005

Sir, I salute your courage*

Diamond Geezer on Galloway

"It's not even that I think these people are lazy, or mendacious, or offensive, although they are all these things too. No, the key trigger that makes someone contemptible in my eyes is a self-centred nature that refuses to recognise or appreciate any other viewpoint, coupled with a total inability to utter the word 'sorry'. And, perhaps more importantly, a superhuman and irresistible charisma that lures others into a state of unquestioning adoration, making their followers oblivious to any external voice of reason."

Part of a brilliant diatribe by the prodigious Diamond Geezer.

*From Galloway's arselicking of Saddam Hussein on TV in 1994.

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