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A Lesson From History?

Several commentators, dismayed at the recent antics of the Brexit party MEPs, have been tweeting variants of a quote from Josef Goebbels in the Nazi paper Der Angriff 1 : We enter the Reichstag to arm ourselves with democracy’s weapons. If democracy is foolish enough to give us free railway passes and salaries, that is its problem. It does not concern us. Any way of bringing about the revolution is fine by us.

Everything You Need to Know About Twitter

Everything you need to know about Twitter in one Tweet: Somebody tweeted something that could be interpreted in a range of ways. Some people took offence. Some people then took offence that someone had taken offence. Some then snarkilly tweeted other stuff. Semantic games and nonsense ahoy It’s not a good look on any side. — Simon Smith (@smithsmm) June 15, 2019 via @smithsmm