Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Cancelled

Earlier today I stopped myself writing a political post. Or rather a political post stopped itself from being written. The words wouldn't flow- and when that happens I know I don't have the wind behind me and it's best to let the matter drop.

I was going to take a swipe at entertainers, journalists and other public figures who choose to serve as mouthpieces for political or corporate interests but- because of the examples I'd chosen to get riled up about- the post would almost certainly have been interpreted as politically partisan- and so guilty of the very thing it was attacking.
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