H.L. Mencken once said: “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.”
Here, I would suggest, is one of those times. One of the features of the Christmas season Over Here is the parade of the Festive Coca-Cola truck through the towns of Britishland:
Needless to say, this simple festive gesture/marketing campaign has fallen foul of the Usual Fucking Killjoys:
Head of Public Health England says annual marketing campaign targets areas where children suffer from higher rates of tooth decay and obesity
No doubt this tool’s Murkin counterparts are going to copy this rationale and target our beloved Budweiser Clydesdales for similar treatment, on grounds of beer-drunkenness.
On the advice of Mr. Mencken, therefore, allow me to offer this simple thought: