Brendan O’Neill Brendan O’Neill

In defence of Jo Brand

What a bunch of big babies the right can sometimes be. These people spend oodles of time mocking lefty snowflakes and touchy students for taking offence at every off-colour joke or un-PC point of view. And yet it turns out they’re just as susceptible as any moaning millennial to having a fit of the Victorian vapours when someone says something they find offensive.

Exhibit A: the unhinged fury over Jo Brand’s joke about battery acid.

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