Save Gazza And Gaza: Is The Human Race Too Stupid To Continue To Live?
THIS is one of those little stories that can make you very worried indeed about the future of the human race. Some Twitter hashtag about Gaza (the place being bombed) was mistaken by fans of retired alcoholic footballers to be about Gazza. Confusion ensues:
Fans of former England footballer Paul Gascoigne, popularly known as ‘Gazza’, were left confused and fearing for his future as a Free Gaza campaign took off online.
Tweets with the hashtag #freegaza have been trending on Twitter in response to the violence in the Middle East, with users using their posts to urge Israeli forces to stop their assault on the Gaza Strip. The conflict, which started on July 8, has led to the deaths of more than 1,200 people.
But followers of the troubled player, who has become known for his battles with alcohol and drugs, mistakenly thought that he had been arrested and that the campaign was in support of his freedom.
Oh Dear God.
Can we hurry up and find a way of getting off this planet please?
And if that doesn’t scare you then perhaps this will: the people with sufficient brains to still keep breathing but insufficient to get the difference here are also all voters in our shared democracy. And they’re all also licensed to have children. Feel better now?