It’s not just the fact that some policemen in the Westminster City Council area wrongfully handcuffed an innocent couple for driving while black.
It’s the way it has taken nearly two years for a police regulator to charge the officers in question.
And the language that they use to explain the charges : A breach of equality and diversity standards.
How many lawyers and PR professionals did it take to codify driving while black?
I was at an event yesterday where a member of the House of Lords as good as blamed Islam and quiet Muslims for the flourishing of grooming gangs in Rotherham and other parts of the country.
I declined the opportunity to remind the dear chap that Jimmy Saville, Prince Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and Peter Mandelson are hardly card carrying Muslims.
He didn’t need to be told that white male rape is also a thing and that perhaps he should recognise that the police cover that up just as much as anything else.
As you can probably tell, I have given up on the idea of convincing the crowd that there is a difference between right and wrong.
And I’m much happier for it.
Our minds are too small to understand the things that go on on this planet.
I’m not saying give up. I am saying that we will often never know what factors are driving what appears, on the surface, to be happening.
It’s perfectly fine to feel nervous about outright corruption.
But as soon as you talk about it, let alone try to stop it, strange forces start accusing you of being misguided.
This appears to be an international phenomena. We’re drowning in crime and cover up.
There is very little local journalism that is able to address the fragility of council finance, so the looting and its consequences reign supreme.
That is not to say we should be defeatist – just don’t get too sucked in to searching for justice.
It’s not financially affordable for most people who are already sufficiently unprotected by the time they are aggressed.
The Mafia State Hypothesis really isn’t hard to prove.
The evidence is there for all to see.
Don’t fall for the traps which are placed to rob you of your time, resources, and will to live.
The actions of paid collaborators are hard to counter – but occasionally, for whatever reasons, things don’t go their way.
At which point one is reminded that there are a couple of rotten apples in every barrel (groan).
Check the article and below the line banter in today’s paywalled Times