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JAN MOIR: First they came for our statues, then it was our Midget Gems...where will it all end?

Added 01-14-22 03:36:03am EST - “JAN MOIR: If, once again, it falls to me to cut out the cancer of bent and twisted Curly Wurlys with the simple lollipop of truth and the trusty chocolate button of common sense, then so be it.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “JAN MOIR: First they came for our statues, then it was our Midget Gems”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

From the sublime to the ridiculous, from sweets to sculpture, from Midget Gems to Eric Gill, where will it all end?

Let’s start with the ridiculous. This week the chewy sweets known as Midget Gems were rebranded ‘Mini Gems’ by Marks & Spencer after a disability campaigner claimed that the name could offend those with dwarfism, and even called it ‘hate speech’.

Why not cancel Smarties, which seem to suggest there are also Thickies on the sweet shelf of life — how unfair is that?

Gummi Bears cruelly ridicule the appearance of dentally challenged ursine creatures while the very existence of Jelly Babies mocks the osteopathic status of infants, whose bones are largely composed of cartilage until the ossification process is complete.

Who will speak up for these wibbly-wobbly tots, so heartlessly ridiculed by this popular sweet, a glutinous effigy of pure hatred?

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