Opinions: 'Baby bomber' by Josephine Wall | Prospect Magazine October 2006 issue 127

Opinions: ‘Baby bomber’ by Josephine Wall | Prospect Magazine October 2006 issue 127:
Google made obsessively tracking progress of my bad joke an easy task. A week after the solicitor’s letter, the controversy had appeared in 35 newspaper articles. Ten days later and my quote had appeared on nearly a thousand websites. An online store started selling t-shirts depicting tiny swaddled babies strapped to rockets, with proceeds to Mumsnet and the NSPCC.

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The article is funny until the end when you realize… that people are now self-censoring their own political and economic humor in order to avoid legal harassment.

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