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This from The Sunday Times

 
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On 31 Aug 2010 at 5:11pm Webbo wrote:
Hello,
Many of your forum users are discussing an article written by David James Smith in the Sunday Times, about whether Lewes is racist or not.

David James Smith is actually online on live chat tomorrow from 1pm to discuss his article and answer any queries or comments.

Many of your forum users are likely to be highly interested in this on-live chat - they can contact David via this weblink:
Click here
and the original article can be found here:
Click here
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 5:37pm one pound wrote:
anyone want to share their password - i an't break my wapping oath
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 5:45pm Leaf wrote:
Am I being a bit silly here but whenever I click either links the times are asking me to register and PAY! do we really have to pay to ask this man questions?
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 8:13pm MC wrote:
I'm not paying anything towards the times, daily mail or the sun. Evil rags.
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 8:52pm Vox Populi wrote:
I certainly won't be paying anything towards the Times, NOR the despicable author of the offending article.
Unfortunately, there is no such thing as bad publicity, so I imagine the contemptible author is laughing all the way to the bank thanks to his fabricated blurb.
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 10:13pm Brixtonbelle wrote:
Boycott. That would be more embarassing if no one calls or logs in.
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 10:31pm Down and Out wrote:
Since the article I've heard all sorts of stuff about the author and his family. Some of it, I guess, hearsay, and some of it probably true. Enough to be able to ask some embarrassing questions, but then I thought sod it, no, just forgot about the 'gentleman' and move on.
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 11:35pm Newmania wrote:
Prithee tell down and out ?
 
 
On 31 Aug 2010 at 11:55pm Down and Out wrote:
Nope.
 
 
On 1 Sep 2010 at 12:09am Down and Out (NOT) wrote:
Ok, you've twisted my arm. Smithy's a cross dresser and Petal wasn't born a woman.
 
 
On 1 Sep 2010 at 12:25am Independent thinker wrote:
I hope people will boycott his chat. He doesn't deserve any more publicity. For anyone who is still interested in the topic, try picking up a copy of the most recent Sussex Express instead. Has an excellent letter from a Lewes woman in a mixed race relationship who very calmly and reasonably points out the problems with his article. Much better written than his article. And you don't need to pay Murdoch a quid for the privilege.
 
 
On 1 Sep 2010 at 7:32am Kevsy wrote:
I will boycott, fleetingly considered it - but comments here have convinced me otherwise
 
 
On 1 Sep 2010 at 10:35am Down and Out wrote:
The second me, above, is not me. Though it would be entertaining if that were true.
 
 
On 3 Sep 2010 at 11:06am At Work wrote:
So did this go ahead? What was the general impression?
And has anyone seen DJS in the town since his rather strange article was printed?


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