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January 15, 2005

Lefty Feminist's Agenda: First, End All Wars & Institute Global Justice; Then, Cancel Big Brother

Germaine Greer takes time out from justifying 9-11 and advocating sex with underage boys in order to launch a new crusade:

GERMAINE GREER, the feminist and academic who walked out of the Celebrity Big Brother reality television show last week accusing it of being a “fascist prison”, now wants it closed down as a health risk.

Greer says the standards of hygiene inside the studio are such that it would face prosecution if it were a restaurant serving the public. She says it was not just the degradation that made her quit, but the dirt.

Writing in today’s News Review, Greer says that when she left the Big Brother “house” the inmates had been without such basic supplies as milk, tea and sugar for 18 hours.

The horror, the horror!

...

Referring to an incident in which Big Brother deliberately withheld Diet Coke from John McCririck, the racing presenter, even though he said he could not function without it, Greer says it typifies the programme’s “unreasonable and sadistic behaviour” towards those taking part in the show.

Well, now that we have her standards for "fascist prison," I guess it puts her rantings about Camp X-Ray and Abu Ghraib into perspective.

One time I went a whole week without coffee.

Just like Nelson Mandela. Or Ghandi. Or Andrei Sakharov.

You know, any of my fellow humanitarian martyrs, really.


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