We have no ‘moral duty’ to do anything Fat Boris Johnson says – especially about schools

Lecturing: when Boris Johnson gets behind the pulpit, you know he’ll only give you a load of bull.

Fat Boris Johnson really has a lot of cheek, hasn’t he?

Trying to tell us what our “moral duty” is!

Did he mention “moral duty” to his boss buddy Dominic Cummings when the latter unilaterally decided that lockdown rules didn’t count and took his trip to Barnard Castle, encouraging so many other Brits to disregard the rules in the same casual manner?

Did he consider his own “moral duty” during the many affairs he’s had with women who were not his wife?

Did he think about his “moral duty” to hold an inquiry into Tory racism while he was delaying it for eight months (and counting)?

I doubt it.

So when he told us

There is a “moral duty” to get all children back into schools in England next month

It can hardly be surprising that we reacted like this:

We all know what he means.

He knows parents won’t go back to work unless their kids have a place to go, so he’s trying to emotionally blackmail us into sending them back before we know it’s safe. And consider this:

Furthermore: after Children’s Commissioner Annie Longfield said there should be weekly Covid-19 testing in schools to detect (or better still, prevent) outbreaks, Johnson’s schools minister Nick Gibb rejected the suggestion out-of-hand.

I expect this follows his government’s promise to provide weekly testing at care homes… which has since been withdrawn. Clearly Johnson can’t even manage a simple testing system.

But it raises an obvious question:

If Johnson cannot see that he has a “moral duty” to protect our children when they go to school, then it is our moral duty to ignore him.

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2 thoughts on “We have no ‘moral duty’ to do anything Fat Boris Johnson says – especially about schools

  1. kateuk

    The government has a moral duty to prevent children going hungry in this country, but that’s not going to happen under this government. In fact they have made it worse. So apart from anything else, they have no right to preach about morals until they find some morality from somewhere.

  2. Hecuba

    ‘Moral duty???’ Lardy fascist dictator boris doing what he always does – telling us peasants to obey or else!! Moral duty fascist tories???? The fascist tory dicator fake government had a moral duty not to instigate state mass murder of over 70,000 women and men who all contracted coronavirus and died as a direct result of fascist tory inaction!

    Moral duty fascist dictator lardy boris means you are not a dictator and you and your greedy fascist tory bros exist to serve us peasants not the reverse. Moral duty means you fascist tories do not enrich your greedy corporate companies by giving them contracts worth billions of pounds and then these contracts become worthless. Serco is one such worthless greedy company which was given contract to track and trace. What happened? Serco can’t even succeed in this enterprise – they’ve pocketed the money and done nothing! All those contracts fascist tory boys are giving to their greedy criminal bros because ‘greasing each others palms’ is not tory political corruption but supposedly ‘good business!’

    Moral duty???? Your moral duty lardy fascist dictator boris would be to resign and order an immediate election so that we the peasants can finally have a real government not a corrupt fascist tory dictatorship! Now go away lardy fascist dictator boris and have another ‘lavish holiday’ courtesy of one or more of your criminal fascist tory donors!

    Children’s lives are far far more important than schools reopening during an ongoing and ceaseless pandemic! More than 70,000 women and men have died from coronavirus and there is no sign of this pandemic ending!

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