So who will George Monbiot vote for now?
George Monbiot always seemed to me like a man with an excellent sense of humour, a self-depricating wit and thick skin, without a pompous bone in his body and tolerant to a fault of those who disagree with him.
It is therefore deeply saddening and in no way hilarious to see all the toys leave the Monbiot pram in his response to Sian Berry's excellent and very entertaining blogpost about the pro-nuclear power Greens. Monbiot is so angry about being called 'over 45 with the haircut of a WW2 fighter pilot and the experience to know better' that he is not going to vote for the Green Party in the future.
It finishes, "Pretty good for one short blog: sexism, ageism, a demand for self-censorship, discrimination on the grounds of appearance and sheer blithering absurdity. So who the heck do I vote for now?" But to get the full benefit you really do have to read the full thing.
Disappointingly, Sian appears to have heeded Matt 'spoilsport' Sellwood's call to Please Stop Fighting Won't Someone Think of the