Anglican Samizdat

December 18, 2009

Black and White Archbishop Show

Filed under: bishops gone wild,Climate — David Jenkins @ 4:36 pm

When I was growing up, the BBC used to broadcast the Black and White Minstrel Show:

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My aesthetic sensibilities were insufficiently developed to recognise it for the rubbish it truly was. Today, of course, its violation of the aesthetic would pale in comparison to its strident political incorrectness; the producers would count their blessings if they were merely lynched. So I find it quite strange that it has been resuscitated for the Copenhagen Climate Conference:

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