Wednesday 11th of December 2019

Keeping a straight face...

Keeping a straight face...

Non, je ne regrette riens

The little chap will be earning his keep the next couple of weeks. Advising Koizumi that it's a fine thing to exploit the war-dead for any political purpose, and then getting up in Turkey on the 25th, telling the Turks what fine chaps they are, a day after the 90th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. But, if any tool can pull it off, our's can.
Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the [insert favourite black armband mob here]. Get over it!

It was surprising to read a sober caution about Japan's pathway of revisionism in The Oz. I put that down to Rupert's love affair. But it must have got up the noses of the pro-Taiwan lobby. Why isn't there more control over the media?