earlier today I caught this—
The UK bank accounts of state-run multilingual broadcaster Russia Today have been frozen, according to its editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan.
She took to Twitter to announce the news on Monday saying: “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to the freedom of speech!”
—and thought “Oops. Possibly not good. Possibly ungood. Perhaps possibly even doubleplus ungood.”
There has to be more to it than meets the eye—? The Brits believe* in Truth, Justice, Freedom Of Speech, Democracy, and the
American (oops) British way, for heaven’s sake. Sheesh!
AS AN ASIDE
the price of pork is going up, apparently to keep pace with accepted facts …
* They burble that they do often enough that entire generations have gone to war** for it. More the fool them, then. Next time?
** Cheerily as volunteers, or at gunpoint as conscripts. Conscription is slavery—can a slave fight for ‘freedom’? Your call …