Sunday, April 24, 2011

Vague Royal Coincidences

If there's one thing that pisses me off more than golf, it's the attention lavished over the Royal Wedding. Civil wars and sovereign debt ceilings, never big front page news, are being pushed even further to the back of the news cycle thanks to the UK's merchandising answer to Star Wars. As the UK sinks slowly under the waves of austerity and further decline, witness the pouring millions and millions of pounds down the drain on useless pageantry. The UK is a Royal junkie not above spending its last fiver on one more stab chasing St George's dragon.

Here's Charlie Brooker on the subject, starting around 4:45 in:

There's a neat little skit at the end on the importance of voting in the referendum that could well apply here in NZ. Viva MMP!