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Trafalgar Square

Discussion in 'Personal' started by emerald52, Sep 19, 2020.

  1. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    I’m simply astonished that anti-mask protesters are packing Trafalgar Square. A super spreader event. What is the matter with them?
    nizebaby, hplovegame48 and ilovesooty like this.
  2. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

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  3. alex_teccy

    alex_teccy Star commenter

    I know right? If only they were BLM or XR protestors it would be fine!
    WB, agathamorse and xmal like this.
  4. Corvuscorax20

    Corvuscorax20 Lead commenter

    Lets hope the police are issuing fines
    ilovesooty and emerald52 like this.
  5. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter


    Can't do much about that at the level it's presenting at.

    A clear far-right contingent there too.

    Absolute *****
    peter12171, WB, nizebaby and 5 others like this.
  6. hankay

    hankay Occasional commenter

    Why are anti-mask protests a nono, but BLM protests are a yesyes?
    peter12171, WB, agathamorse and 5 others like this.
  7. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    Because this lot are not wearing masks, not social distancing and are intent on provoking the police.
    Sally006, hplovegame48 and ilovesooty like this.
  8. Katzenjammer

    Katzenjammer Senior commenter

    Was there a BLM protest queued up in The Mall, or something?
  9. modelmaker

    modelmaker Star commenter

    Qanon? I read an article the other day that said they are making headway in the UK now. I sometime wonder if it wouldn't be more sensible to circuit break the Internet for a few years and go back to how life used to be without all this nonsense, then start the Internet again sensibly.
  10. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Just the usual racist thugs. I'm sure there will be a contingent of Qanon tools.
    emilystrange and emerald52 like this.
  11. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    No doubt including David Icke and that fool Piers Corbyn (if he has found his way back from Cornwall).
    nizebaby likes this.
  12. hankay

    hankay Occasional commenter

    Is this supposed to be ironic, or... ?
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  13. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    I presume you’re ok with not wearing masks, spreading the virus and provoking the police then? Did they have permission for this protest? I pity the NHS staff who will have to treat them in hospital when they are admitted with Covid 19. A lot look particularly vulnerable given their age and size.
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  14. hankay

    hankay Occasional commenter

    I just thought there was blanket condemnation of mass gatherings of people squashed together in close proximity. :)
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  15. Bungie

    Bungie Occasional commenter

    The height of selfishness was the Extinction Rebellion and Black Lives Matter protests - many people were not wearing masks or social distancing. Very little coverage of this aspect by the Biased Broadcasting Corporation, but then we have come to expect this. I feel very sorry for the police who have to put themselves in danger on these occasions to do their jobs - as they do every night in town centres, dealing with drunken yobs.
    agathamorse and alex_teccy like this.
  16. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Anti-vaxxers and covid sceptics mainly

    Tommy Robinson, obviously, and a good number of "patriots" too.

    People spraying swastikas on Coronavirus notices.

    99% male.
    emerald52 likes this.
  17. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    The level of transmission is much, much higher now.
  18. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

  19. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    The Daily Mail are, in characteristic penmanship, portraying it as a pigeon-based version of Roald Dahl's the Magic Finger...
    " ... angry demonstrators defying coronavirus laws against mass gatherings as they descended upon Nelson's column in central London in their droves."
    Thus forcing the pigeons aground to wear aprons and vend overpriced burgers from illegally parked vans.
    emerald52 likes this.
  20. artboyusa

    artboyusa Star commenter

    Ooooh..."Tommy Robinson". Where any of your other obsessions there too?
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