It does make me mad when I read a news story about an unfolding human tragedy such as the current story about the potential loss of the Air Asia flight. In there among the facts that 162 human beings might have lost there lives one dipstick reporter has indicated that there might be a Brit on board. It is as if the other 161 passengers are not as valuable. When are we going to stop this crass reporting? If the plane has crashed then it is 162 human beings, men, women and children who have possibly perished. It doesn’t matter one bit what nationality they were, they were human beings first and foremost and my concern is for all of them not one of them.
As is usual with Private Eye a great mix of visual gags and serious comment guaranteed to please some and annoy others. It is such an important journal in exposing those who are trying to take the rest of us for a ride. If you haven’t tried it yet then pick up a copy. It is very compact and the only celebrities in it are those they make fun of. Need we say more?