…are rather like a troupe of monkeys.
As soon as they spot a predator (i.e. someone with a different opinion to their alpha-male troupe leader), the screeching, gibbering and poo-flinging begins, in an attempt to drive off the danger and return to their happy, unchallenging lives of picking lice off one another and grooming the troupe leader in the vain hope of scoring some status.
Such it is with followers of ‘Dragon’s Den’ panellist Duncan Bannatyne*, who responded to disagreement with the authoritarian nutjob’s position on smoking on Sunday afternoon thus:
Ahhh, technology. Once, you had to travel half-way around the globe to watch fascinating, primitive primate rituals. Now, you log on, and do it from the comfort of your armchair.
* Note: Link contains images of Duncan Bannatyne. This blog accepts no responsibility for damage to keyboard/monitor/walls should this prove startling to you...