Tuesday, 14 July 2009
The Republic reviews...Terror - Robespierre and the French Revolution
There was a program on recently. I shan't link to it. It was a horrendous mess, the nadir of televised history.....and I've see a David Starkey program. Insulting, edited like fucking Pride and Prejudice, devoid of either an engaged proposition, putting forward a case or a objective sense of balance, examining various schools. Filled with a crap series of mind blowingly incorrect 'recreations' and a dirty pompous sense of itself as somehow 'mind blowing' rather than a sad and patronising retread of Furet II.
How do the producers of such tripe sleep at night?
I might, if the fury dies down, point out why it is so bad. However my teeth ache from the grinding as I waded through such swill