In response to Robert James: The time’s long overdue to take an axe to Auntie, Peter Evans wrote:
I think it’s fab that the BBC is so woke. My wife and I were watching one of its long-running hospital dramas, Holby City, last night, and noticed that all young doctors today are female, predominantly ‘of colour’ and/or gay. So are the patients, apart from the obligatory white racist homophobic thug.
It nearly made me cry with joy that oppressed groups and the multicultural Utopia that progressives have brought to us are getting promoted like this. Story-telling and characterisation are far less important than ideological messaging, and of course when ignorant Brexit-voting bigots switch away from the BBC, they’re only doing it because they’re racists and sexists. There’s nothing wrong with the programmes, naturally.
Some people stubbornly refuse to be socially re-engineered but with the licence fee there to guarantee that woke, progressive messaging comes before dramatic art and patriarchal truths (which are oppressive social constructions of course), political re-education is guaranteed.
I was so touched by the scene where a gay doctor and his nurse boyfriend were planning their forthcoming wedding that I tried to video myself with my smartphone, shedding a tear of solidarity. I’d have uploaded it to YouTube or somewhere to show how progressive I am if I’d succeeded. Unfortunately, I heaved instead. Not at the gayness, because I don’t give a stuff about that, but at the relentless SJW horeshyte this benighted, dogma-driven broadcaster is pumping out at our expense like an incontinent elephant with a bad case of diarrhoea. Scrap that licence fee without further ado.