A month ago, everyone on social media was an expert in virology.
A week ago, they were experts on Afghanistan.
Today, they are experts on the global road haulage industry.
Where will tomorrow take us?
How to recognise a shithole from afar......
When the country's spokesman says this:
"“Our security forces are not trained how to deal with women, how to speak to women … Until we have full security in place … we ask women to stay home,”
At midday today I have to go to the dentist, in order to have the veneer that fell off one of my upper central incisors replaced.
I have as much love of going to the dentist as I do of having a jab. Therefore, in accordance with custom and practice, I am deploying the vodka!
The Taliban is running a sophisticated PR campaign on multiple platforms and in multiple languages, trying to soft soap the world that they are now "respectable" and that they are people that you can "do business with".
The question is, who is running/advising them on their campaign?
An angry, bitter and possibly senile old man has just thrown America, its allies and the rest of the world under the bus.
In the coming months he will step down because of "health reasons", leaving his successors to try to clean up the mess he has created.
Thus, if you want to stop the toys from being thrown out of the pram, don't put them in the pram in the first place!
One of Britain’s biggest private test firms has been hit by an angry backlash from travellers after pictures emerged of dozens of its swabs piled up in plain view on streets. https://t.co/IXjCAm4m2Q pic.twitter.com/7EuWAvuPxg— Charles Hymas (@charleshymas) August 10, 2021
They are taking the piss!
Consensus models that combine optimistic and pessimistic models are worse than worthless, and most certainly should not be used for planning or forecasting.
Yet, these are the very models that the government have been using to manage the Covid outbreak!
You are normally very keen to hold doom laden press conferences highlighting your version of "facts" and your projections of an imminent apocalypse.
Yet, for the last couple of weeks you have been unusually quiet.
Will you be holding a press conference to apologise for your wildly incorrect projections and your fear inducing announcements?