Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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"I thought you didn't read newspapers," says Ailz.

"I don't," I say, "But this is important- not like the minutiae of Brexit or the empty speeches of Tory leadership contestants. It could be the most important thing to happen this year. A game-changer. A harbinger of cultural shift. A declaration and a sign that there are certain bloody awful things that have been going on for ever in our world which we will no longer tolerate."

Or, if I don't actually say it as neatly as that it's what I'm thinking.

"Well, don't gloat over it so..."

Am I gloating?

Is the Magnificat a gloat?

Perhaps...

What we were discussing was the up-coming trial of Jeffrey Epstein. Want to see the mighty put down from their seats and the humble and meek exalted? Well, pull up a pew.
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