Thursday, 17 September 2015

Mark Fisher: Kill the Malcolm Tucker in your head

Endlessly checking tweets, micro-stagemanaging every public appearance, generalising the bizarre obsessions of the Westminster village: we don't have to do this any more. Lose the fantasy that most of the population is sitting there earnestly watching PMQs and judiciously scoring the combatants' performances. We don't have to impress the corporate elite anymore, overconforming like poor kids with a scholarship to private school.
Patience, fortitude, steady purposiveness are the key virtues now. Let them run around in a frenzy while we start the slow but immediately rewarding work of resocialising the UK's boring dystopia

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