Sweetness & Light

When a Column is a Steaming Pile

Three sure-fire ways to save a great deal of time: never pay attention to anything about crypto-currencies, whatever the hell they are; don’t buy an electric car, thereby avoiding hours lost during recharging; and always bail out of a Phillip Adams column when you happen upon the first mistake. I encountered an Adams piece just the other week. It might have been his 250,000th column about America’s cultural dominance of Australia. “For generations more than 97 per cent of Australian cinema tickets went for American movies. Britain was shoved aside as we swapped the cultural cringe for Coca-colonisation,” Adams wrote,…

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