Thingish Things

A Double-Barrel Blast at London’s ‘Hoodies’

I took a little chip shot at the English rioters yesterday.  Max Hastings takes out the wood today in The Mail Online.  I can’t remember the last time I read such a scathing piece. It steams and spits about lost English youth.  Hasting’s column may be talked about for years.  It is a well-written, visceral rant. […]

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The London Rioter Deconstructed

Spontaneous looters in London and other English cities are quickly being lent shape and purpose by sympathetic psychologists, sociologists, and other analysts working to get their mugs on TV. It’s a mistake.   The “experts” are providing striking insight into the socioeconomic factors behind rum-swilling 17-year-olds snatching 42″ inch plasma TVs  from the windows of mom-and-pop […]

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