Poisonous Weeds

Did Robert Fisk used to be a Maoist in his youth ? He’s got the lingo exactly right.

Check out the title of his latest article in the Independent:

Let us rebel against poisonous academics and their preposterous claptrap of exclusion

I don’t fancy buying the whole article to find out what he’s on about – but the title is enough to conjure up images of blue boiler suited students waving little red books as they jam dunces caps on the heads of their professors.