Welcome to PC Britain, Where Bad Taste Jokes Are Now a Crime

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British police have arrested five* men (*actually the figure has now risen to six) after they were caught on video on social media burning on a bonfire an effigy of Grenfell Tower. What? Is this some kind of sick joke??

I think we can all agree that it wasn’t a nice thing to do, making light of the awful conflagration in a London apartment block last year that caused the death of 72 people. But since when was not being nice an arrestable offence?

Brendan O’Neill asks much the same question in a characteristically trenchant essay headlined “Is it now a crime to be a twat?”

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Police in UK Rape Gang Heartland Wage War…on Hurty Tweets

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The UK police department on whose watch 1,400 girls were raped by Muslim gangs in just one town alone has tweeted out a message urging the public to report “non-crime hate incidents”.

The message has infuriated the public — prompting over 3,500 replies, most of them angry, from people wondering why South Yorkshire Police doesn’t have better things to do than encourage snitches to bleat about hurty stuff people have said on social media.

And also why, if South Yorkshire Police is so keen to put a stop to “hurt” it has done so little over the last two decades to prevent many thousands of white and Sikh girls, many of them underage, being groomed, drugged, trafficked, and raped by gangs of Muslims.

In tech-speak, South Yorkshire Police has been “ratioed”. That is, its tweet attracted significantly more comments than it did “likes” or “retweets”. This is invariably a sign when someone’s tweet has gone very badly awry…

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