I posted the below on thingbox earlier; thought it deserved the benefit of a wider audience.

*someone comments on limp BBC coverage of the Thatcher funeral protests*

Well, it’s inappropriate to show any sort of emotion other than grief when marking a death.

Except on November 5th when we let off fireworks cheering the graphic executions of Catholics. And in Northern Ireland on 12th July with the annual ‘F**k You’ parades.

I was quite proud of that.