Africa, Britain, god, Jackie Ashley, Politics, poverty, starvation, The Guardian

The Guardian of Privilege

Ashley at her best (I’d better stop read her before this blog becomes a Ashley-watch): yesterday she was actually cheering for starvation. Look here:

We talk earnestly about the spreading of democracy across Asia and, one day, Africa. But if it is accompanied by the material profusion and waste enjoyed by the western democracies – and that’s what billions of others want – then God help us all.

Dear God, please do help us! What are we going to do when everybody will actually have enough resources to survive? But I’m sure that, in your infallible foresight, you are have already been working hard to avoid such catastrophe. That would, indeed, explain many, many things…

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