The Pig-Lover is keen to emphasise ‘moving on’ while on his trip to Jamaica but, given his heritage, that’s hardly surprising. What is even more startling are the supporters who have appeared from out of the slurry to defend his position.
Peter Bonehead, a bloke who always seems to have loads of free time when the TV comes calling, and who pays his wife with our money, makes you wonder what he does all day, will always appear as Chief Sycophant at the drop of a hat. Last night though we heard a certain Tim Worstall come out with some of the biggest load of tripe we’ve heard for a long time.
It occurred on ‘Up All Night’ with Rhod Sharp. The discussion was about the need for an apology for the slave trade and to consider reparation for what happened. What Worstall said was quite staggering and can be summed up as –
“Well if they’d stayed in Africa they wouldn’t be as well off as they are now! They should be grateful. They’ve got nothing to moan about; they are much better off where they are now!”
You can hear the jaws drop in the studio. Here is the link to the recording and you need to slide up to 39:10 for the start of it. LINK (28 days from 30/09/2015)