Être hypocrite, quelle bassesse!

François-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire. For those of you wondering. Incidentally seeing as it’s been quoted ad nauseam these past few days might I also take the opportunity to point out that the “…defend to the death your right to say it” aphorism wasn’t actually one of his utterances. Anyhow, don’t you just hate…

Le mort de Charlie Hebdo – quel dommage!

This Wednesday, in a brazen broad daylight attack, two masked gunmen brandishing Kalashnikov assault rifles forced their way into the Paris offices of the satirical publication, Charlie Hebdo and proceeded to execute 10 of its staff, at the time convened in meeting. During the course of the attack they also killed two policeman – one…

Calm down dear…it’s only a cartoon…or is it?

As those of you who follow me on Twitter (@GleamingRazor) will be aware the last few days have been rather eventful to say the least. I’ve become enmeshed in a more peaceful (no arson or killings reported as yet), localised version of the 2006 Danish cartoon controversy. Thus far for the most it’s been played…