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And they’re off…!

Today I was bored, so I stuck my finger in a socket.

This is Ngozi (not her real name) Fulani. She was born in London to Caribbean parents. She runs a charity for battered women. Yesterday, she was invited to a charity do at Buckingham Palace.

It’s unclear if she was dressed like this, but it would appear so.

While she was in the reception line, Lady Susan Hussey (eighty-something-years-old and Liz’s bestie) moved Fulani’s hair to read her name tag (microaggression!) and then asked, “where are you from?” (MICROAGGRESSION!) and kept asking until Fulani admitted her parents were from the Caribbean (HATE CRIME!).

Naturally, Lady Hussey has stepped down. No, seriously – she lost her job over this.

You can imagine the reasoned discourse on Twitter. Or perhaps you can’t – British blacks are insanely touchy, not least because when they throw tantrums they get big results from people like the BBC.

I’ve made a lot of bland comments in a lot of stupid threads today, but I’m watching one of them like a horse race.

The tweet, currently weighing in at 119 likes:

And the challenger, standing at 140:

I’ve been losing this race for hours. Twitter is a crazy place.


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: November 30, 2022, 7:33 pm

Oooo! Currently 154 to 155. I’m almost there.

I hate to think what my notifications are going to look like in the morning.

Comment from G_d’s Middle Finger
Time: November 30, 2022, 8:03 pm

I love Jordan Peterson talking to Joe Rogan about twitter… it is a madhouse – Joe’s take was something I had never thought about. Thank G_d for Elon taking over twittrrrrr…. queue the Congressional Hearings.

Comment from OldFert
Time: November 30, 2022, 9:21 pm

Sounds like Ngozi (not her real name) Fulani has quite a chip on her shoulder. I’m wondering how much of the donations and/or subsidies make it to the battered women and how much goes to her car, apartment/house/estate, stock portfolio, off-shore deposits.

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: November 30, 2022, 10:27 pm

Outrage! And Prince WILLIAM is obviously a racist because his Godmother asked this question!

And the non-binary guy who shot up Wal-Mart is a MAGA guy because his grandfather voted for Trump!

And Donald Trump can’t be President because he had lunch with some racist asshole and so he’s a racist, but EVERY freaking Democrat Senator, or every RINO Senator, who ever worked with KKK member Senator Robert Byrd is NOT a racist?

I’m outraged over the constant faux outrage.
Can we just get to the revolution part of the program, my outrage meter is spinning like a clock over all this childish outrage.

Comment from QuasiModo
Time: November 30, 2022, 11:02 pm

Go get ’em SWeasy!

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: December 2, 2022, 3:57 pm

I suspect it will be a long time (aka “when it snows in hell”) before Ms. Fulani gets invited back to the Buckingham Palace. The really sad part is that had Fulani been gracious to the old Lady, no telling how much goodness might have flowed to the charity.

Comment from Anonymous
Time: December 2, 2022, 7:07 pm

So, Princess, you think that Ngozi should be shunned and ignored at such an event. Snubbed, that is, as not worthy of conversing with.

Some people lack the ability to make polite conversations with people they haven’t met before. Never realized that was a positive.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: December 2, 2022, 7:25 pm

I won! 373 versus 261. The sensible people showed up later.

For now, anyway. I’m amazed that people sometimes respond to months-old tweets.

Comment from Anonymous
Time: December 3, 2022, 9:37 pm

The sensible people showed up later because they were working…

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