Thursday, 17 April 2008

More deep shallowness

Celia Walden of the Telegraph has demonstrated in spite of herself that being obsessed with appearance and intelligence do not often go together:

And here in Britain, well, we have Hapless Harriet, Jacqui "Too Much Home Front" Smith, and Tessa the Trainspotter. Isn't it time that our women politicians got a grip and made for the makeover?

"But they're not there to look good," whine the PC brigade. "They are there to do their job." And in Britain, unlike the rest of Europe, the two are mutually exclusive.

Quoting the fictional "PC brigade" plumbs the depths of journalism. Walden has plumbed the depths of shallowness.

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