Glasgows Pride And Joy
Interesting to note that two Old Firm websites have been closed down due to sectarian abuse proliferating on their message boards. Are they mad? The whole point of the Old Firm is to entertain us with their moronic, half remembered pastiche of Anglo-Irish history.
Ok serious for a moment. I suppose there is a point in nipping it in the bud, before some cretin takes things literally and pops round to Neil Lennons house with a rope. Thing is they're still out there, still waving their union jacks and tricolors, still wanking themselves into a frenzy of tribal hatred at the drop of a hat. Do you reckon shutting down some message boards is going to solve the problem? Out of sight, out of mind. They'll just find another company willing to host them.
Sadly, it's only a scratch on the surface. Groups like Nil By Mouth, whilst happy to see the back of these sites, know that the battle will be long and hard, that it may take several generations, on the back of more and more catholic/protestant marriages, pro-active attempts to disable the industry of myths and lies perpetuated by either side and a vastly improved and unsegregated education system to finally put the whole mess where it belongs, in the dustbin of history.