The farce of the UK New Year Honours List
People who got honoured, made Sirs etc this year include Ken Dodd, a 1970s comedian who no-one’s heard of for years, Ray Davis of the Kinks, some rich assholes who gave money to the Tories, and various random…
“A total of 1,197 people are on the list, with almost three quarters of them earning recognition for work in their local community.. Marcia Shakespeare from Birmingham, the mother of Letisha, who was shot dead by gangsters in January 2003, is to be awarded the MBE. This year sees the greatest proportion of black and minority ethnic recipients in the history of the Order of the British Empire..”
And yet – the man who’s done the most for the UK with Brexit – Farage – is totally ignored.