The Sun Newspaper Interviews

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The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby Tinpotflowers » 17 Apr 2020, 11:27am

The Sun Newspaper Interviews

I came across this YouTube site by accident.

As somebody who is left of centre and Green, I call myself an aggressive moderate I found these interviews interesting.

What is your view.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIzXay ... Npq-nD-h5g

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby Freddie » 17 Apr 2020, 11:38am

Is this what you wanted to link?

'Burning Questions'

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... SgTbKKxEev

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby merseymouth » 17 Apr 2020, 11:46am

In truth the Sun should never be classified as a newspaper, other than in the old sense, something you wrap fish in! MM

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby mercalia » 17 Apr 2020, 12:53pm

merseymouth wrote:In truth the Sun should never be classified as a newspaper, other than in the old sense, something you wrap fish in! MM


or if you cant find any bog roll

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby carpetcleaner » 17 Apr 2020, 1:24pm

The Sun backed Tony Blair in his election campaigns.

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby merseymouth » 17 Apr 2020, 4:37pm

Yes, the Sun backed Blair, Murdoch got his own puppet in power! At least the Daily Worker was an honest choice of bird cage liner for lefties :lol: :lol: :lol: . Talk about muddying the waters, Blair was nominally Labour, Murdoch rabid money grubber! So much for ethical voting. MM

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby reohn2 » 17 Apr 2020, 4:49pm

mercalia wrote:
merseymouth wrote:In truth the Sun should never be classified as a newspaper, other than in the old sense, something you wrap fish in! MM


or if you cant find any bog roll

I wouldn't tarnish my arris with it!
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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby reohn2 » 17 Apr 2020, 4:50pm

merseymouth wrote:Yes, the Sun backed Blair, Murdoch got his own puppet in power! At least the Daily Worker was an honest choice of bird cage liner for lefties :lol: :lol: :lol: . Talk about muddying the waters, Blair was nominally Labour, Murdoch rabid money grubber! So much for ethical voting. MM

Spot on!
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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby Freddie » 17 Apr 2020, 6:38pm

Tinpotflowers wrote:As somebody who is left of centre and Green, I call myself an aggressive moderate I found these interviews interesting.

What is your view.
Well, Melanie Phillips used to write for The Guardian, changed her mind about a few things and was interviewed about it. It might be an interesting watch for some of the more open minded here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asQ8KFr ... ex=14&t=0s

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby sjs » 17 Apr 2020, 7:15pm

Freddie wrote:
Tinpotflowers wrote:As somebody who is left of centre and Green, I call myself an aggressive moderate I found these interviews interesting.

What is your view.
Well, Melanie Phillips used to write for The Guardian, changed her mind about a few things and was interviewed about it. It might be an interesting watch for some of the more open minded here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asQ8KFr ... ex=14&t=0s


IIRC just about the last person to stand up for Andrew Wakefield and his MMR/Autism anti-vax claims. Perhaps she still does. And a bit of a creationist.

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby Freddie » 17 Apr 2020, 7:36pm

This prevents it being an interesting watch how?

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby PH » 17 Apr 2020, 7:41pm

Freddie wrote: Well, Melanie Phillips used to write for The Guardian, changed her mind about a few things and was interviewed about it. It might be an interesting watch for some of the more open minded here:

She's the reason I stopped listening to The Moral Maze, she seems to think she has the monopoly on morality and doesn't like being disagreed with. I half caught some recent nonsense from her about the current pandemic (Which I think she's calling the Chinese Virus), apparently it's the fault of communism and only Israel has the answers. I doubt she's ever changed her mind about anything, rather she's found the right (in both senses) home for the ideas she's always held.

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby Freddie » 17 Apr 2020, 7:55pm

Well, how many people do enjoy being disagreed with, very few from my experience and no more on average on the left than the right. Certainly there are a set of ideas that are best left unchallenged here, as the consensus is a certain way and has a number of defenders, not that it makes here much different from anywhere else.

Anyway, who is it politically divergent from yourself that your enjoy listening to. How often does a mind change, if not by being exposed to new ideas, which will sometimes include some bad or wrong ideas. Do you know of any one person who is correct on everything?

I know a few people that think of themselves that way, but I doubt others see them in quite the same light.

At any rate, the OP only said the interviews were interesting, which doesn't necessitate a change of mind on his part.

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby hondated » 17 Apr 2020, 8:16pm

reohn2 wrote:
mercalia wrote:
merseymouth wrote:In truth the Sun should never be classified as a newspaper, other than in the old sense, something you wrap fish in! MM


or if you cant find any bog roll

I wouldn't tarnish my arris with it!

+ 1
Hillsborough :cry:

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Re: The Sun Newspaper Interviews

Postby reohn2 » 17 Apr 2020, 8:19pm

There are some people so far up their own backside they can't see daylight,Melanie Phillips is firmly in that category
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