2020: The Year we Let Ourselves be Infantilised and Dehumanised, by Rob Slane

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Much of the Covid-19 response has been geared towards the intellectual level of kindergartners. From Rob Slane at theblogmire.com:

This is the second of five articles I am publishing over the next couple of weeks looking at various aspects of our new Covidian State in 2020. These pieces are also due to be published on The Conservative Woman website from 27-31 December.

Part 1


I recently wrote a satirical speech by our Prime Minister, in which I imagined him coming up with all sorts of absurd rules for the Christmas season. It was really hard. Not because I was unable to come up with hundreds of such rules, were I minded to do so, but because the whole point of satire is to raise the absurdities up a step or two, in order to highlight the ridiculousness of what is happening. But how do you do this when…

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