A Police force in in England has been forced by public ridicule to take down deleted Twitter messages and distance themselves from the actions of officers, apparently trying to save face after being ridiculed for threatening to take action against people observed for throwing snowballs during the latest (third) Covid-19 national lockdown.
After first trying to justify the ridiculous overreaction by issuing this and similar warnings: “This behaviour is likely to result in a £200 fixed penalty notice (FPN) for breaking the lockdown rules, the thick, sweaty coppers dug themselves deeper into the hole by explaining:“We were trying (to) highlight that leaving your home to carry out acts of antisocial behaviour could be considered a breach of the Covid-19 regulations,”
The force, West Mercia Police, which covers the west midlands, including rural counties Shropshire and Herefordshire which are among the least affected by COVID in the countty, developed a little self aswareness by Friday and tweeted:
“On reflection, we really didn’t word this very well. Sorry.”
The incident in question occurred late Thursday night, when three people were allegedly seen throwing snowballs close to the homes of elderly residents. The initial police message, which has since been deleted, made no mention of where the snowballs were being thrown. “This is obviously not a justifiable reason to be out of your house,” police tweeted of the snowball-throwing. “This behaviour is likely to result in a £200 fixed penalty notice (FPN) for breaking the lockdown rules
The threat came after officers had announced the issuance of four Fixed Penalty Notices on Thursday night for “blatant breaches” of lockdown rules. But the snowball tweet was met with mocker, as observers suggested that the account had been hacked and the message was a “joke” or a “parody.”
Hours later, police sent a message saying that the snowballs were thrown at the homes of “vulnerable elderly residents” and added, “This behaviour is not acceptable at any time.” But the new context appeared to do little to assuage public anger, and the original tweet was later deleted. Though senior police officers are now trying to pass of the incident as an unfortuinate misunderstanding, Twitter users refused to accept that the incident was anything other than government and police using the hoax Covid-19 pandemic to further curtail persnal liberties and create a police state in which we need official permission to fart. “It’s OK, you were only following ze orders, stick with that line,” one comment read. Another added, “You have zero understanding or empathy, nor realisation of the level of the loss of respect for the police as an organisation that protects the public.” another accused.
Globalization and the Retrun To Serfdom
When the power elites promise something that will benefit people everywhere it can be taken what the world will get is the opposite. Thus when we were told globalisation would make everybody more prosperous, abolish poverty and narrow the gap between rich and poor, only a fool would have failed to regognize what was on offer comprised a return to medieval poverty and servitude for the masses while the rich became richer.
The European Union (EU) faces many battles, from the one to stop the sigle currency system falling apart as nations like Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal find the costs ofr membership outweigh the benefits, to it’s latest, the Mediterranean boat people crisis as more and more people try to cross from North African to Europe illegally, with the help of human tafficking racketeers.
Mediterranean Immigrant Crisis – EU plays politics with lives
The story of the migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from the coast of north Africa to Italy is a humanitarian crisis. But when the British government offered Royal Navy ships to help with rescue operations and in bringing to justice the ruthless criminals who take exhorbitant feees then put hundreds of lives at risk by herding their clients onto unseaworthy, overloaded boats, European Union officials started to attach political conditions to UK help
Once We Respected Red Cross Because The Did Good Work. Now They Promote Politically Correct Tyranny.
The cancer of politically correct thinking has spread throughout British public life. Probably the most perfect illustration of how out of touch the new elite, the Meritocracy (who only merit a kick up the arse) have become with the lives of ordinary people is the politicisation of the institutions of government, local government, education, the law and now even the charity sector. Read what happened to a charity worker who dared to have his own opinion on a gay rights issue
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The Left’s Rhetorical Technique Explained
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Rotherham Abuse Scandal: Tragedy descends Into Farce
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Hungarian Leader Says Soros-Funded Groups Are Making Money From The Immigration Crisis
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Germany’s Official State TV Channel Cheers Coronavirus For Killing Old People
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