Taking "PC" too far?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by CRC, Jun 17, 2010.


  1. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Shamelessly stolen from another board.. :)

    Winston Churchill seems to have kicked his habit after London museum removes cigar from famed photo

    BY Michael Wursthorn
    DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

    Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:01 PM

    Winston Churchill chomping on a cigar was a trademark for the war-time prime minister. But a London museum doctors a photo of Churchill (not pictured) and hangs it above its entrance.

    A big, fat cigar was almost a permanent fixture in photos of Britain's wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill.

    But now visitors entering The Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience museum are being greeted with a tobacco-free Photoshopped image of him.

    The image in question is a well-known 1948 picture showing Britain's prime minister making a "V" with his fingers while chomping on a cigar. In the version hanging above the museum's main entrance, his trademark stogy is nowhere to be seen.



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    And here's your "Before" & "After" photos....

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  2. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    And zero took the Churchill bust out of the Oval Office, so I'm told. A**hole.
     
  3. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    :rolleyes:
     
  4. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Adventure Riding Monkey Founding Member

    A poor Photochop effort - I can see where they modded it. I've done better using M/S Paint...... [lolol]
     
  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I was thinking the same thing. [fnny]
     
  6. sticks65

    sticks65 Monkey++

    What a bunch of PC tossers,this kind of crap makes me sick.

    At one point they tried to get the English to stop flying the ST George cross because they said it was racist:mad:,well that back fired on them as now there are 14 ST George crosses flying on my Avenue alone one of which is mine and if you go down the road I counted of 23 flags on that street.

    More English fly the flag now more then ever,So thanks PC Brigade as you made the English more defiant than ever.[own2][winkthumb].
     
  7. sticks65

    sticks65 Monkey++

    Come to my village and try and take down are flags and you will have a whole village on the rampage.


    Im also going to be flying the English Dragon when it arrives so foook em.[boozingbuddies]
    englishdragon.
     
  8. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    I imagine the local imam had something to say about that, eh? Do the Brits still have chestnut trees and rope? (The village smithy still needs to hoist and handle his forgings, no?)

    This whole business is going to get to the point that if you say white milk (as vs. chocolate or strawberry) you'll be labeled racist.
     
  9. sticks65

    sticks65 Monkey++

    Nahhh no local Iman here or mosque for that matter,but I take it your just being sarcastic No?.

    Well im English but yes we still have chestnut trees.[dunno]
     
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