i don’t think i have ever hated a politician as much as i hate stephen harper.
An idol to many in the UK and USA - and yet idolatry is a sin! So lets smash this idol.
- Churchill and Eugenics. Churchill and the concentration camps.
Churchill did not believe in democracy as we see it - he was an aristocrat, and like many in his class, thought he was born to rule, and…
Churchill & Australia by Graham Fruedenberg
+ the documentary Menzies and Churchill at War (or the essay here)
Churchill thought very little of the Australian people as a whole (and actually sent a telegram to the PM saying Australians were “not of good stock” - the implication being convict/irish descent), and it’s really reflected in the way Australians were used and how Australian interests were (or rather weren’t) represented.
Everything with India is mostly what gets me about him though.
i have an unironic crush on chris hadfield.