NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Fears of civil unrest as Britons go two days without anything to be offended at

The media and government were working closely last night to identify a new conduit for public anger, amid fears that an absence of media-led outrage could see civil unrest spill onto the streets.

‘We’ve had a good run of stories that have helped focus the public’s nebulous sense of dissatisfaction with the country through an appropriate non-governmental channel,’ explained a Number 10 spokesperson, ‘but with indignation over the latest slew of media racism and homophobia stories dying down, the country is once again heading towards a level of pent-up moral outrage that could only be sated by an election or, ideally, a really big showbiz paedophilia story.’

‘It’s a real threat. Without a new bandwagon, the public could start thinking for themselves,’ warned a worried newspaper magnate, ‘worse than that, they might even stop buying papers.’

Rapscallion

Share this story...

Send to a Friend:





Click to send this story to a friend

Posted: Oct 27th, 2009 by Guest

Tagged as: , , ,

Click for more stories about: News In Brief