Telegraphs Damian Thompson on Cognitive Dissonance

Telegraph’s Damian Thompson accuses UK Uncut of sending mixed messages that undermine its credibility. A couple of days later he applauds a colleague for sending the same “mixed messages”.

No wonder these kids think stealing trainers is OK. Everyone makes excuses for them — Telegraph Blogs http://t.co/xH8OjE7
holysmoke
August 9, 2011
I keep feeling the urge post this one again: http://tinyurl.com/3mkhe9w
holysmoke
August 11, 2011
Peter Oborne compares corrupt politicians, bankers and rioters – and he’s frighteningly convincing http://tgr.ph/pDjPnE
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
I mean, MPs were basically helping themselves when no one was looking… but does it matter that they didn’t think it was illegal?
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
I know at least one MP who would nip into a wine shop to nab himself some vintage claret if he found the window broken…
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
Writing about the joy of Left-wing hissy fits, so much funnier than their attempts at humour.
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
Same journo who’s been RTing this http://tgr.ph/oG1LwV RT @holysmoke Peter Oborne […] he’s frighteningly convincing http://tgr.ph/pDjPnE
media_bite
August 12, 2011
According to @holysmoke’s logic 3 days ago Oborne is guilty of sending “mixed message that erodes credibility”, but he’s suddenly convinced
media_bite
August 12, 2011
@media_bite Read what Oborne says.
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
Oborne: “I believe that criminality in our streets cannot be dissociated from moral disintegration in highest ranks of British society”
media_bite
August 12, 2011
@media_bite I don’t believe everything in the papers, especially if it’s an eyewitness account of horrors in central Africa in the Indy.
holysmoke
August 12, 2011
@holysmoke Quoting @sunny_hundal: “only poor loot? bankers loot” response: “mixed message that erodes whatever remaining credibility”
media_bite
August 12, 2011
@holysmoke Thats your defense when caught in a bout of cognitive dissonance? Blame @johannhari101? I’m no fan of the former warmonger
media_bite
August 12, 2011

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