Devil’s advocate

2021-08-20T11:13:03+02:00Fri, 20th Aug '21, 10:41|

Yorgen Fenech’s lawyer posted on his Facebook wall a call for the police to prosecute me for, he says, attacking the credibility of Judge Giovanni Grixti to influence the outcome of Yorgen Fenech’s application for bail. I will let you know what happens, if anything happens. Yorgen Fenech’s lawyer is Charles Mercieca. He’s the guy [...]

Cronus eats his child

2021-08-20T11:07:32+02:00Fri, 20th Aug '21, 10:14|

One reading of that Joseph Muscat interview is that the man is now reduced to a Freddie Kruger character, quipping crackling irony as he burns in his final defeat, desperately wanting to have the last word, to sound menacing and dangerous, when he’s just ridiculous. Of all reasons anyone could give to enter public life, [...]

Restricted baggage

2021-08-20T09:13:54+02:00Fri, 20th Aug '21, 09:13|

It is never too wise to use the comments in reaction to some news item in the online press as a measure of public opinion, let alone as an objective measure of fact. If we relied on comments boards, we’d have to conclude the entire country is made up of bloody-minded racists. Worse, if we [...]

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