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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Thr triumph of bureaucracy

This picture from Shoreditch, London, is doing the rounds via email. It encapsulates the state of Britain today: the pettiest arbitrary regulation trumps all human feeling, social and religious custom. Could this happen in Italy? I think not.

2 comments:

Wanstead said...

It was actually a BBC shoot -

http://www.eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk/content/towerhamlets/advertiser/news/story.aspx?brand=ELAOnline&category=news&tBrand=northlondon24&tCategory=newsela&itemid=WeED08%20Feb%202010%2021:43:23:930

Some reports presented it as real. The sound boom to the viewer's left should have been a giveaway, though.

Sackerson said...

Oops. Thanks for pointing that out, Wanstead; and yet, it says a lot that we can now think this possible.