"Cyclists are Israelis," my father pronounced.A quality piece of gratuitous insulting of Israel, alongside a conflation of Jews and Israel. What a lovely chap.
"Persecuted for years, now able to persecute in their turn, doing so at every opportunity and fancying themselves heroes and martyrs for doing so."
Monday, 23 September 2013
The award for 'gratuitious insulting of Israel' this week is awarded to Simon Barnes' father
The award for 'gratuitious insulting of Israel' this week is awarded to Simon Barnes' father as reported in Simon Barnes' Times column today. At the end of a piece about over aggressive cyclists comes this: