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Why this incredible eulogy for a "sporting genius" who hasn't done anything for 30 years?

That's the question just asked on Any Questions. To which my response is I don't know, I don't care, he was a drunken old sop who wasted his life and the only thing he'd done since I was born was work through a succession of gorgeous women he didn't deserve.

It's the top news headline on Radio 4, the Independent had an 8 page supplement and 5 whole news pages for me to get passed before I got to something I cared about. People die, we move on. People who get replacement livers and still drink despite being told not to were going to die early, can we just get over it and move on now?

Date: 2005-11-25 01:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] paulatpingu.livejournal.com
It's not news. I couldn't care less either way to be honest.

It'll be gone by the end of weekend - don't let it bother you.

Date: 2005-11-26 01:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ollyb.livejournal.com
Newspapers have to accomodate all tastes, including the middle aged idiocracy who love to see their heroes fall further than they did. Just suffer it...
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British Liberal, house husband, school play leader and stepdad. Campaigner, atheistic feminist, amateur baker. Male.

Known to post items of interest on occasions. More likely to link to interesting stuff. Sometimes talks about stuff he's done. Occasionally posts recipes for good food. Planning to get married, at some point. Enjoying life in Yorkshire.

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