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Tottenham Riots: Daily Mail Says Immolating Twitter Worshippers Fuelled Violence

by | 8th, August 2011

THE Daily Mail’s caption writers are having a great time with the Tottenham riot triggered by the police’s (unlawful?) killing of Mark Duggan. Having dubbed the aggro the “Twitter Riot“, the image of a burning double-decker bus is captioned: “a double-decker bus is immolated.”

Immolated? As in to kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by fire. Synonyms for immolate are sacrifice and offer.

Are these “anarchists“, as the Mail dubs the rioters and looters, nothing of the sort, rather members of a new religion that worships Twitter?

As for Twitter fanning the flames of “hatred” – well, get a loud of her Tweets from the, er, Daily Mail…



Photos: The violence that makes for such compelling news coverage:

 

Lead image: trouble spills into Enfield.

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Police attend the scene of a shooting near Tottenham Hale station in north London, after a man was shot dead and a police officer injured.



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