My four reactions to the Handforth Parish Council events:
- More laughter triggered by thinking of similarities with some meetings I’ve been in.
- Pause for thought, because while very funny, it’s also a group of rude men bullying a woman. Funny, not funny.
- VOTE! Those people only get to behave the way they do because they got through a low-turnout election. (One ward was uncontested last time so this is also a reminder about why standing more candidates is a good thing.)
If you are wondering what the heck this is all about and why Jackie Weaver is famous, here’s the video that has gone viral:
For more on the legalities of what happened, see David Allen Green’s analysis.
A few other reactions: